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  • So you're saying I'm special?

  • Welcome to watch Mojo.

  • And today we're counting down our picks for the top 10 best animated movies of 2020 on a quest.

  • The clear path is never the right one.

  • Okay, got it one time.

  • But we're not gonna make a habit out of this rights group.

  • Something's happened to me.

  • Yeah, I can see that it's slipping.

  • Great for this list will be looking at feature length animated films that came out in North America throughout 2020.

  • We based our picks on a combination of storytelling, innovation and, of course, animation.

  • What's your favorite animated movie of 2020?

  • Let us know in the comments.

  • Number 10, Justice League, Dark Apocalypse, War Between Men of Tomorrow and Red Sun.

  • 2020 was a busy year for Superman.

  • His most memorable appearance, however, was in Apocalypse War.

  • Look, I won't ask you to give anything more than I do, but this isn't up for discussion.

  • We're going to stop dark side once and for all.

  • The story unites the Justice League, teen titans and suicide squad in a nightmare scenario where dark side dominates the world, this ensemble piece utilizes its vast cast in inventive, haunting and deeply emotional ways.

  • The standout is John Constantine, who actor Matt Ryan once again practically embodies.

  • Been up against all sorts of bastards, and I always stood tall Things.

  • Time I just run.

  • Why did I do that?

  • Why, while the film's tailored for hardcore D C fans, the characters air so well defined and the drama is so compelling that it achieves wider appeal.

  • What a wonderful gift daughter be.

  • Well, Goodbye, Father.

  • If Apocalypse War is truly the final entry in the D.

  • C.

  • Animated movie Universe Continuity, the filmmakers have gone out on appropriately gritty, epic and bittersweet.

  • Note.

  • Number nine Trolls World Tour trolls World Tour is notable for being one of 20 twenties first major releases to adapt to the changing landscape.

  • We are not alone in this world, simultaneously releasing and limited theaters and on demand.

  • However you chose to watch it.

  • The Trolls sequel provided a welcome escape with bright imagery that leaps out of the audience like a pop up book.

  • The varied array of colors is complemented by a diverse soundtrack delivering a mix of pop rock and more just the songs air cleverly tied into a story about different musical styles attempting to coexist.

  • While the film's message probably won't change the world, it was nonetheless a welcome one in 2020.

  • It's all these sounds and all our differences that make the world a richer place because you can't harmonize alone.

  • Just because people aren't singing the same song doesn't mean that they can't come together in harmony.

  • Number eight.

  • Scoob.

  • More than 50 years after his debut, Scooby Doo remains a relevant name and animation Scoob pays homage to the Scooby Doo formula that we're all familiar with while also giving nods to mystery inks.

  • Lesser known incarnations.

  • The opening in which the gang comes together is reminiscent of a pup named Scooby Doo.

  • OK, one time, but we're not gonna make a habit out of this right scoop, right?

  • Blue Falcon's presence is a nice call back to the Scooby Doo Dynamite, our even the random cameos from celebrities like Simon Cowell's Feel like a call back to the new Scooby Doo movies.

  • Congratulations, gentlemen, you are terrible.

  • How does he do that?

  • Sees meme, but he makes it fun.

  • While Scooby Doo isn't generally known for high animation quality, Scoop is one of the franchises most visually interesting entries packed with Easter eggs that Saturday morning cartoon fans will appreciate Go Scooby Dooby Doo, Where are You?

  • Could this be the beginning of a Hanna Barbera cinematic universe?

  • Number seven.

  • The Willoughby's The Willoughby's is based on the Children's book by Lois Lowry, although it just as easily could be mistaken for a royal doll adaptation.

  • Like many of dolls stories, the Willoughby's revolves around precocious Children and mostly neglectful adults.

  • Maybe we have food, food, way eat today's food.

  • You eat yesterday's food.

  • But you ate all of yesterday's food yesterday, so there is no food left over Jane.

  • There's even an eccentric candymaker, but it's the tone in particular that brings to mind movies like Willy Wonka, Matilda and James and the Giant Peach.

  • The film is whimsical and sweet, but isn't afraid to also be cynical and even mean spirited at times gone.

  • We did it, we are.

  • It's refreshing to see a modern family film with an edge, but the Willoughby's never goes too far.

  • No home, no place to go.

  • You've lost it all, but we have each other.

  • The darker moments are balanced by a witty script, lively character designs by Craig Kellman and a heartfelt moral about family number six, Phineas and Ferb.

  • The movie Candace Against the Universe sat before the Siri's finale that aired five years earlier.

  • The second Phineas and Ferb movie feels like catching up with close friends.

  • This Disney Plus exclusive is a strong ensemble piece bringing together Phinnaeus Ferb, their gang, Dr Duffin Schmertz and Agent P for an out of this world adventure.

  • So fun to be traveling into outer space with a bunch of kids who teleported into my house.

  • No adult supervision.

  • The spotlight belongs to Candace, however, who matures from an antagonistic figure to a protagonist we come to empathize with.

  • You are the chosen one.

  • You are the chosen one.

  • Yes, you are a choice.

  • So you're saying I'm special?

  • The story gets to the root of Candace's frustration, insecurities and layer dynamic with her brothers.

  • Despite dedicating her summer to trying to bust Um, Candice loves Phineas and Ferb, who likewise show that they'd travel across the universe for their sister.

  • What is this?

  • It's all the things that make you the coolest person we've ever met.

  • You kick, but you walk out, and you can always make us laugh.

  • The kind of laughter where Steph sports out of your nose Summer would be No Fun without You.

  • It's all tied together by candy colored animation, catchy songs and energetic voice work number five wolf walkers to North American audiences.

  • Cartoon Saloon might not be a household name like Disney or DreamWorks, but this Irish studio has given us some of the century's most atmospheric and beautifully drawn animated features, including The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea and The Breadwinner.

  • Wolf Walkers is another worthy entry to that pantheon of Oscar nominees.

  • Something's happened to me, Yeah, I can see that.

  • Snipping Great co produced by Melo Seen Productions, this fantasy adventure received widespread acclaim coming out of the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival.

  • Like many of Cartoon Saloon's past efforts, the film tells a timeless story grounded in Celtic lore, using stunning two D animation techniques.

  • How's the World House?

  • Calling Princess Mononoke a wolf Children and brave to mind wolf walkers is familiar in all the right ways.

  • While still being a unique entity.

  • Number four a Shaun the sheep movie Pharma gotten, although it technically made its UK debut in 2019 U.

  • S.

  • Audiences had to wait until 2020 to revisit Mossy Bottom Farm.

  • If the Pun Tastic title makes you smile, then you're guaranteed to grin throughout.

  • Shaun the Sheep.

  • Second feature E Mullah.

  • Oh, okay.

  • Hey, like its predecessor, the stop motion adventure is a practically speechless picture, letting the expressive characters physical comedy and sight gags do most of the talking way.

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  • It's also, refreshingly, not just a re tread of the 2015 Oscar nominee.

  • Yeah, yeah, thief Filmmakers devise an original story about aliens and government agents, but the movie never loses sight of the simple charms that makes Shaun the Sheep standout.

  • Aardman Animations has done it again with impressive stop motion, a sharp wit and a winning central character.

  • Number three Over the Moon.

  • Of all the animated films that Netflix distributed this year, over the Moon comes the closest to replicating the magic of Disney.

  • That's largely because it was directed by Glen Keane, whose resume extends from The Little Mermaid two tangled like classic Disney films Over the Moon uses inspirational songs to tell a timeless story with a few twists was Mahaneh ultra luminary.

  • While the film is grounded in Chinese traditions and lore, the characters and themes possess a modern sensibility.

  • Jungle floated to the sky while her one True Love stayed here on Bit the dust.

  • Now she lives with the rabbit instead of a husband.

  • Good choice.

  • The film also has a contemporary sound that takes its cues from K pop.

  • I'll try, please.

  • Over the moon.

  • Not only sounds great, but the world of luminaria is a wonder to behold for an adventure that's vibrant, tear jerking and ultra luminary would suggest hopping aboard your Rocket to the moon Number two onward.

  • It might not be the first film to put a modern spin on a fantasy setting, but what sets onward apart is its authentic portrayal of loss.

  • This Pixar film centers on two Elf brothers.

  • One never got to know their late father while the other never got to say goodbye.

  • Sure do wish I could spend the day with you sometime.

  • I know there's so many things we could dio it'd be really fun.

  • Well, let's find out.

  • Yeah, I mean, I'd love to.

  • We could way high.

  • Yeah, Although magic exists in this universe, the film doesn't provide any easy answers to dealing with grief.

  • Expressway's little too obvious on a quest.

  • The clear path is never the right one sacrifices Air made, and not everybody gets the ending they envisioned.

  • Yet each character emerges stronger and the same can be said about the viewers onwards.

  • Theatrical window was cut short due to the pandemic, releasing digitally early.

  • While the timing could be seen as unfortunate, audiences needed a film like this in March 2020.

  • Oh, before we unveil our number one pick.

  • Here are a few honorable mentions.

  • Mortal Kombat Legends.

  • Scorpions, Revenge.

  • Easily this franchises best movie to date.

  • Is that it way win for now, All right, Yeah.

  • Crudes.

  • A New age, A sequel.

  • Seven years in the making.

  • It's the end of the world.

  • Well, that's it for me.

  • A whisker away for cat and anime lovers everywhere, you know they're not Take on China.

  • Go temple.

  • I eat that.

  • Another Lupin three.

  • The first, a stunning fusion of Japanese artistry and three D.

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  • G animation.

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  • Number one Soul.

  • On the animation front, Pixar is frequently regarded as the best of the best.

  • While it may have been tempting to award our top spot to another studio, co directors Pete Docter and Camp Powers Truly Out did themselves with Soul.

  • Following its premiere of the BF London Film Festival, the film was met with perfect scores from The Hollywood Reporter, The Guardian and the playlist.

  • Yes, you know what that's gonna say, Joe Gardner.

  • Much like Coco, the film provides a vivid portrayal of the afterlife, with music adding an essential component.

  • Music is all I think about from the moment I wake up in the morning to the moment I fall asleep at Night.

  • E was born to play, but soul is Justus much about the impact we leave on Earth and why life is worth living.

  • Hey, look, I already know everything about Earth, and I don't want anything to do with it.

  • You're missing out on the joys of life like pizza with its soulful sound, diverse cast and meaningful story.

  • The film not only has the potential to change your perception of animation but your entire world view.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/05
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