10 animated movies to watch and feel-good during the LOCK-DOWN period
Work-loaded mornings, lazy afternoons, boring evenings and dull weekends- these thoughts must have shattered you by now. Since the announcement of 21 days lock-down has been made, you must be thinking that life has come to a standstill. But, have you wondered that there are myriad beautiful ways to kill the gloom? There awaits a colorful world of cinema, music, art and culture outside, which we hardly get to enjoy otherwise. Now is the time to do so. Sit back on your cosy couch, grab a mug of cappuccino, and enjoy some beautiful films with your family on TV or on online streaming platforms. All you need is the internet connection! We have listed down 10 animated movies to watch during this lock-down period and feel-good:
This computer-animated fantasy film is a perfect watch during the lock-down. The story of a 12-year-old boy Miguel, who wants to sing despite the ban on music by his family, will bring you closer to your family, and will make you realize that there is light at the end of a dark tunnel. Fun, adventure, mysteries, everything revolve around the story-line of Coco.
Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse
This is one of the best animated movies you will ever get to watch. So, don’t miss the chance. This animated film has no association with live-action superheroes. It has several comic-inspired visuals and hints of self-referential adventure. It is the first animated film of the Spiderman franchisee where Marvel comic character Miles Morales teamed up with alternate universe versions of Spiderman to defeat the evil Kingpin.
The Lion King
This 1994 American animated musical film is our childhood favourite. It received worldwide fame and appreciation for its music, storyline, theme and animation. How about watching again how Simba grew up in a jungle with his two new friends and living a carefree life under the motto “hakuna matata”? The colourful kingdom of lions in Africa is going cheer you up on these gloomy days.
Join the fun as the Little family adopts a new member, an adorable boy named Stuart, who looks like a mouse. Watch how Mrs. And Mrs Little falls in love with Stuart, while the latter tries to win over his elder brother, George with his hilarious feats of courage. The naught acts of Snowbell will make you laugh to your heart’s content. Stunning visual effects, and animation, and brilliant comedy will keep you hooked to the screen for all things good.
As Dr. Stephen Strange’s life changes forever after a terrific car accident, and traditional medicine fails to heal him, he looks for hope and healing in an unlikely place, a mysterious enclave called Kamar-Taj. The film has won several awards including one for best visual effects.
The sequel of the much-loved 2004 superhero film is powerful enough to kill the boredom of this lockdown phase. This movie is the quintessential proof that animation was much ahead of its time. Speckled with humour, adorable storytelling, unforgettable characters, and fun action, Incredibles 2 is worth watching with children.
The Dark Knight
No matter how many times you have watched this movie, you can watch it again. Sit back on your bean bag and cheer up yourself over those out-of-the-world visual effects, fancy cars and vehicles used in the film. Techies, and animation and video game lovers will surely be hooked to this Christopher Nolan co-produced 2008 superhero film.
You must have watched all recent releases of the Jurassic Park franchisee. How about rewinding the time and going back to the 1993 Jurassic Park? This American science fiction adventure film directed by Stephen Spielberg is etched in our heart forever. The fictional island of Isla Nublar, a wildlife-park of de-extinct dinosaurs created genetic scientists, and the struggle for a small group of visitors’ to escape the perilous island are epitomes of animation, visual effects, and 3D artwork. Watch it and feel-good.
This 2017 computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film will make you LOL. Watch how Ferdinand, a gentle non-violent bull, initially refuses to participate in bull-fighting and later rallies a eccentric of bulls for the adventure of returning home with Nina, Juan, and Paco, and all other animals.
In This Corner of the World
Set in Hiroshima during World War 2, the film beautifully narrates the story of 18-year-old Suzu, who loves drawing. As the movie progresses, you will be taken aback by Suzu’s charming nature and her story of struggling with an unfamiliar environment and harsh situations at her husband’s household. The movie won several awards for its beautiful hand-drawn animation.
Watch these animated movies and get refreshed and rejuvenated. Thank us later!