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Films that defined my childhood

by colin
Films that defined my childhood by colin
In this list, is a collection of 10 films that affected me for the first ten years of my life and still do today. 1. “Toy Story”: With it’s whimsical theme and genius storytelling, I knew from a young age that this was one of the greatest films ever made. It takes a very special film to break the age barrier for audiences. Some films come to mind, “Wizard of OZ” and “Snow White” but their aren’t many out there. With some of the best voice-acting in animation history. This film stills shares a special spot in my VHS collection. 2. “A Grand Day Out”: The first adventure from the clay-animated pair of Wallace and Gromit. WIth it’s crude yet… Read more

In this list, is a collection of 10 films that affected me for the first ten years of my life and still do today.
1. “Toy Story”: With it’s whimsical theme and genius storytelling, I knew from a young age that this was one of the greatest films ever made. It takes a very special film to break the age barrier for audiences. Some films come to mind, “Wizard of OZ” and “Snow White” but their aren’t many out there. With some of the best voice-acting in animation history. This film stills shares a special spot in my VHS collection.

2. “A Grand Day Out”: The first adventure from the clay-animated pair of Wallace and Gromit. WIth it’s crude yet charming animation this film was played over and over agin in my house. It’s absurd plot of a English inventor and his expressive dog deciding to build a rocket in their basement so they can travel to the moon to harvest cheese, has always made me laugh. The emotional subplot about the lonely robot on the moon dreaming of skiing bought tears to my eyes many a time. Another VHS favorite.

3. “M. Hulot’s Holiday”: Jaques Tati at his best. When I first saw this as a kid I didn’t like it. Maybe I, (a five year old) just wasn’t interested in watching a “FRENCH”, “SILENT”, “BLACK AND WHITE”, film about an eccentric old man on his beach vacation. But as I watched it more and more I really grew to love this film. It’s subtle jokes and Tati’s body language made me really begin to realize what a good film was.

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