So I've recently been made aware of this guy on DA who apparently spends most of his time whining about CGI animation and how it killed traditional animation and how animation today sucks compared to animation in the 90's. He also apparently blocked at least two of my watchers for disagreeing with him.
Anyway, in response to that nostalgiablind attitude that some people like him seem to have, here's a list of five reasons why animation is awesome TODAY.
1. More variety in mainstream animated movies. In the early and mid 90's, Disney was unquestionably the king of animated movies, producing awesome movie after awesome movie. Thing is, OTHER studios mainly put out movies that desperately tried to imitate Disney and there was very little variety. For all practical purposes, there were two animation studios: Disney and "other." Now, however, there are many mainstream animation studios, each with their own unique styles. DreamWorks, Blue Sky, Illumination, Laika, Aardman,