Kilkenny studio’s Oscar nominated masterpiece is in top five animated film of the decade
KILKENNY’S world-famous animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, has received yet another stunning endorsement of their work.
With the decade coming to a close, many take time to reflect on what has just gone by, which is exactly what one of the most influential magazines in the movie business has just done.
They have decided Cartoon Saloon’s Oscar-nominated film, ‘The Breadwinner’ is one of the top five animated films of the past decade.
The list – the Top 10 animated films of the 2010s was created by The Wrap Magazine, the Hollywood magazine bible of all things film and Tinseltown and it places ‘The Breadwinner’ fourth on its list of the decade, beating off some notable box office giants such as Frozen (10th), Toy Story 3 (5th) and the film that pipped it to an Oscar in 2018 – Coco by Pixar (6th).
The list, released just yesterday, congratulated this past decade for being a golden era in animation which made narrowing the list down to ten all the more difficult.
“There’s no mistaking it: the animation medium absolutely exploded in the 2010s, with films in all mediums, from everywhere in the world, and for every possible audience achieving incredible artistic heights throughout the decade.
“Narrowing the best animated movies of the 2010s down to a mere 10 choices was practically a fool’s errand, and led to a great many sacrifices of funny, poignant, thrilling and utterly unique motion pictures that — on any other day, or in any other decade — could have easily comprised this entire list instead,” the author said.
The Breadwinner was only pipped to the top of the list by Pixar’s Inside Out (3rd), the Japanese masterpiece ‘Summer Wars’ (2nd) and winner of the best of the decade – the simple yet stunningly poignant ‘It’s Such a Beautiful Day.”
This high acclaim came hot on the heels of another amazing achievement for The Breadwinner and Cartoon Saloon with the announcement earlier this week the movie will be available on Netflix in time for Christmas – landing on the streaming site on December 24.