Enviro-Toons: Green Themes in Animated Cinema and Television by Deidre M. Pike

By Deidre M. Pike

This e-book takes an ecrocritical method of analytical readings of lively function motion pictures, brief topics and tv exhibits. starting with the “simply subversive” environmental messages within the Felix the Cat cartoons of the Nineteen Twenties, the writer examines “green” subject matters in such renowned lively movie efforts as Bambi (1942), The Simpsons Movie (2007), Wall-E (2008) and Happy Feet (2008), in addition to James Cameron’s dwell action/animation blockbuster Avatar (2009). The dialogue extends past American movies to incorporate the works of jap animator Hayao Miyazaki, together with the Oscar-winning Spirited Away (2002). additionally evaluated for his or her pro-ecological content material are the tv comic strip sequence South Park and Futurama. The appendix offers an inventory of movie and tv titles commemorated with the Environmental Media Award for Animation.

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