Explosive, Expulsive, Extraordinary: The Dimensional Excess of Animated Bodies

@article{McCrea2008ExplosiveEE,
  title={Explosive, Expulsive, Extraordinary: The Dimensional Excess of Animated Bodies},
  author={C. McCrea},
  journal={Animation},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={24 - 9}
}
Animation's excursions into the impossible allow bodies to erupt and explode, fly and roar. While the histories of animation and special effects cinema are deeply linked in this regard, the sensation of viewing the physically impossible in animation has its own visual and cultural idiosyncrasies. The experience of watching bones splinter to thrash metal refuses psychology's primacy and transforms it into a kind of pure ornament. This article proposes a specific symbolic discourse of violence… Expand

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