Best new Animation movies (2016) - Top Netflix & Cinema
Studios like Disney, Pixar and Ghibli are taking the art of animated movies to a higher level every year. They continue to be among the highest grossing movies in the box office each year, and then we are not even counting the merchandise. At the time of writing Frozen was released years ago, but you can't walk into a store without seeing Frozen magazines, cups and cookies etc. It's a business, and it's big business. But fortunately it's a business that produces something that makes people happy, and the not so subtly hidden moral codes, are not too bad for our children either. These are the ones we think are the prettiest, smartest and most compelling.
Amount of genre films per year from 2010 to 2017 178 animation movies scheduled for release this year. Animation is famous for being patient and slow work. This explains the relatively few movies to appear every year, especially compared to other genres. However, as technology never stops progressing, the process of making such films does go faster, and in particular in recent years, we see a big increase in animation films being produced.
2010's best rated animation movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).
Ma vie de Courgette (My Life as a Courgette) (15-05-2017, 66 minutes)
Icarus is a ten year old boy who lives with his alcoholic mother. When she suddenly dies, Icarus is placed in a foster home where he and an eccentric bunch of orphan kids learn to cope with the difficulties they've all encountered in their lives. A heartwarming, unique and often hilarious stop-motion film that is not afraid to show the darker sides of childhood.
After winning an Oscar for his animated short movie 'Father and daughter' (2001), Michael Dudok de Wit finally realized his anticipated feature animation film 'The Red Turtle'. A beautiful and poetic film that will both please children and adults, it tells the story of a castaway on a isolated tropical island and his magical bond with a red turtle.