Brash, fast-paced, and hysterically funny, the Warner Brothers cartoons rank among the undisputed treasures of American animation and American comedy. His first volume, Twisted Toons -The Music of Raymond Scott 2009 focused on the music of Raymond Scott which was adapted by others for use as cartoon accompaniments. It could also use info like dates and lengths, but what you do get is good. Yeah, there's a few here. A presence to be certain, he's more of a visual gag than a great character.
Among the more than 1,000 cartoons created under the Looney Tunes banner are some of the most memorable shorts ever, including four listed on the National Film Registry, five Academy Award-winners and 26 Oscar nominees. The fans were given a choice of episodes to include, and their selection was Wabbit Twouble. Perhaps the only character to continuously get an upper-hand on Bugs, Cecil's slow pace was a perfect foil for the sometimes manic Bugs, and with Tex Avery, Clampett and Freleng each taking a turn at the helm, this set is practically a Looney Tunes best-of. Deduce, You Say is equally weird and referential, though it stars Daffy and Porky Pig as Sherlock and Watson stand-ins, making it a touch more recognizable as a Looney Tunes presentation. It was released on January 10, 2012.
This is a stellar group of titles sure to please all. In addition to the documentaries and interview, 11 of Avery's non-Looney Tunes cartoons are available to enjoy here, featuring his classic Red Hot Riding Hood, Droopy Dog and some one-shots that show off his unique talent. Titled Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 2, this compilation will showcase 50 all-time favorite cartoon shorts which have been digitally remastered and restored. Some of the best and most enduring theatrical shorts from the Looney Tunes franchise are featured on the highly-anticipated release of Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 2. It was released on January 10, 2012. There are 11 new tracks that weren't a part of the Golden Collection, mainly from Ford and Kausler, along with tracks by Mel Blanc documentarian Constantine Nasr working directly from notes and historian Will Friedwald. But Warners continues its scattergun approach to selecting films.
Yes, here on four discs you'll find 60 more of the finest, funniest, bestest Golden Era cartoons from the feverishly bent artistic minds at Termite Terrace. There are better battles to be found in the Bugs Bunny vs. And each disc is chock-a-block with bonus goodies. Personnel: Stu Brown: drums, percussion, sound effects, vocals; Daniel Paterson: violin; Tom MacNiven: trumpet; Emma Roche: flute tracks 1,2,3,4,6,9,10,13,17 ; Brian Molley: tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute; Martin Kershaw: clarient, bass clarinet, alto saxophone; Paul Harrison: piano, keyboard, synthesizer; Mario Caribe: double bass; Allan McKeown: acoustic guitar track 10 , ukulele track 16. Russian Rhapsody is interesting mainly because of the portrayal of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis battling Russian gremlins, but Dough Ray Me-Ow pits a dim-witted cat against a scheming parrot and ends up with a pile of hilarious gags that Avery somehow couldn't match when he did the same plot in a Droopy cartoon a year later. There are probably no better examples of how famous music scores can be forensically studied and accurately and lovingly reproduced. Unfortunately, it's not all accurate, as some of the extras listed for Disc One are found on Disc Two.
The best part of this for an animation geek, aside from the opportunity to really appreciate the effort of syncing the music to the on-screen action, is hearing the recording as it was done, complete with an announcement of the number of the take. Disc one offers a collection of 25 signature cartoon shorts featuring an all-star line-up of some of the best-known Looney Tunes characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Road Runner, Wile E. It's not the funniest of the run, but it's unique feel gives it a definite appeal. The tracks tend to be focused on the minutia and behind-the-scenes details that animation geeks will care about, with Goldberg delivering the best info but with too few tracks this time while Kricfalusi, with his knowledge and enthusiasm for animation, delivers the best tracks, at one point grilling an all-too-willing Bill Melendez for insider details including one that seems to have been edited out, leaving dead air for a bit. The same goes for the two-part Complete A.
This is Stu Brown's second paean to the great cartoon score composers. I found my volume level was often twice as high as when watching an average Blu-Ray on my system just to get an acceptable volume. Well, admittedly, many of the most well-known Looney Tunes were covered, so the second collection was certain to be a touch more esoteric and less mainstream. This collection has been digitally restored and remastered. They don't make them like this anymore!.
Mainly these focus on the effort to get solider to create a nest-egg by buying bonds for post-military life, but there is Tokyo Woes, which is easily the most racist cartoon in this set, with a ridiculous depiction of the Japanese, buck teeth and all. Twilight in Tunes: The Music of Raymond Scott Powerhouse in Pictures Putty Problems and Canary Rows A Chuck Jones Tutorial: Tricks of the Cartoon Trade The Charm of Stink: On the Scent of Pepé le Pew. Now you can watch the world-class Looneyness as never before in this first-time array of 25 Theatrical Shorts dazzlingly remastered and presented in the stunning audio and visual experience of hi-def Blu-ray. The Blu-ray includes a cartoon guide with rare images compiled by animation historian Jerry Beck and a disc comprised entirely of bonus material. A quintet of one-shots wraps up the shorts in this volume, representing a wide swath of concepts, from the Hollywood parodies of Hollywood Steps Out to the artistically-innovative Page Miss Glory, along with the uniquely Jones-ian Rocket-Bye Baby, the war-themed Russian Rhapsody and the animal action of Dough Ray Me-Ow. It is unknown if there will be a volume 2 release.
Director Bob Clampett goes nuts all over Porky in Porky in Wackyland, easily the most surreal short ever to boast the Looney Tunes label. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. You'll also find that a lot of the information about the key players and characters is repeated frequently across the extras, as they come from across years of prodiction. Add in the hours of extras and the beautiful quality of the images, and this is another set that animation fans must add to their collection. Here you'll find Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig - plus Road Runner and Wile E.
But due to low budgets in remastering the shorts, The Looney Tunes Showcase was discontinued. You Ought to Be in Pictures is also unusual, as it blends live action with animation, as Porky breaks his Looney Tunes contract in the hopes of becoming a star. Features 25 classics from some of the greatest Looney Tunes characters: Bugs Bunny Daffy Duck Porky Pig Road Runner Wile E. As is normally the case with the Looney Tunes, when you're talking quality, Bugs Bunny is mentioned in the same breath, and there are several top Bugs shorts in this set, with Long-Haired Hare and Ali Baba Bunny ranking among your reviewers' personal favorites. Some of these are repeated elsewhere in this set or on Volume One , but the remainder are a treat for animation fans.