#236 January 2014

#236 January 2014

#236 January 2014

January ’14 Highlights – Issue 236

Miyazaki’s Magnificent Coda
The Japanese master’s final feature, The Wind Rises, is a beautiful, mature work of art as well as a deeply personal one.

Pachyrhinos’ Stirring Saga
Walking with Dinosaurs puts a family feature spin on BBC’s acclaimed CG-animated documentaries about the Jurassic giants.

A Bittersweet Biography
Comicker and filmmaker Jung Henin’s autobiographical Approved for Adoption tells his complex story with animated memories.

Intergalactic Travels with Grandpa!
Rick and Morty, Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s quirky new sci-fi toon, takes viewers along for a fantastic ride.

Sheriff Callie Saves the Day!
Disney Junior’s delightful new preschool show Sheriff Callie’s Wild West introduces a great cast of eccentric Western characters, while teaching young’uns about social ethics and manners.

Let the Games Begin
How the vfx team of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire delivered the brave, new world of Katniss Everdeen.

Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race
Our special Oscar season coverage continues with a look at how top composers scored some of the year’s biggest animated titles.

Toon Town Milestones
Take a journey through animation history with a century’s worth of important dates.