The Nut Job Essay

692 words - 3 pages

Summertime is usually when the good movies hit the big screen, so it was a pleasant surprise for movie goers when the animated movie “The Nut Job” was released in February. The Nut Job is a Universal Studios production, directed by Peter Lepeniotis and produced by Wookyung Jung (PR Newswire). The movie is absolutely hilarious and it is a must see event for the whole family. What makes the movie great is the all-star cast. The animation is outstanding and is really appealing to the eye. The story is well developed and laced with hysterical comedy that is just right for the younger audience. Certainly deciding who to cast for the roles is very important and the studio did a great job in selecting the actors for “The Nut Job”.

The studio selected an all-star cast which includes: Will Arnett as Surly, Katherine Heigl as Andie, Liam Neeson as Raccoon, and Brendan Fraser as Grayson. Maya Rudolph plays the Pug, and Jeff Dunham and Gabriel Iglesias play a pair of ground hogs (Rechtshaffen 94). All of the dialogue and character interactions seem to flow very well, and the audience can almost feel the connection between actors during the scenes. The animated characters match perfectly with their actor’s personalities and real life features. In the end the cast really performed well together and helped make the movie a success. Additionally the animation team does a splendid job with the set development and animation as well.

Peter Lepeniotis is the writer and the movie is set in the 50’s in a city much like New York (PR Newswire). The animation team does an amazing job ensuring that all elements of the movie match the time period being portrayed. Every little detail is authentic to the period like the cars on the streets, the billboards on top of the buildings, and the clothes the people are wearing, The movie design is reminiscent of some of the old cartoons in the way that the buildings and cars are animated. All of the human dialogue is written...

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