2017年6月5日 星期一

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British actor Peter Sallis, who voiced the irrepressible, cheese-loving inventor Wallace in the "Wallace and Gromit" claymation series, has died. He was 96.

“I cannot believe that piece of sh-- could possibly be president,” Machado said in the interview.
Alicia Machado personifies the kind of voter Clinton needs to mobilize to win…

From surreal claymation to serious accounts of war and revolution, animation has much to offer grownups.

They're not just for children.

“Once in a while it happens that I vomit up a bunny. It's no reason not to live in whatever house, it's no reason for one to blush and isolate oneself and to walk around keeping one's mouth shut."
--from "Letter to a Young Lady in Paris" by Julio Cortazar

Rio Tinto Sales Executive Found Success in China's Changes
Stern Hu, the Australian mining executive whom China detained for allegedly stealing state secrets, personifies China's recent history of opening to the outside world.

» Bonus Points DVD Reviews | "Looney Tunes: Golden Collection, Volume 6," is the latest and last in a series of exceptional DVD box sets that deliver some of the best and rarest 'toons from the Warner Bros. vault, writes Jen Chaney.

亞里士多德(Aristotle)在《倫理學》(Ethics)第八章指出,我們不可能與死物為友。當然不可能!從來有誰說過可能!但這種說法仍然有趣, 因為它一下子便讓人看出,現代分析哲學的靈感源頭何在。亞里士多德在兩千四百年前便顯示出,有些貌似哲學性的見解不過是由文法規則偽裝而成。當他說「我們 不可能與死物為友」時,等於是指出,在「我與X為友」這個句子裡,X必須是動物名詞(animate noun)。

Discontent in Japan's Anime Studios
Behind the scenes of Japan's popular anime movies, discontent among low-paid artists is growing and DVD demand is slipping.

Adam Elliot won his first Oscar for his half-hour claymation called "Harvie
Krumpet" in 2004 .

The DW-WORLD Article

A style of animation developed in Japan, characterized by stylized colorful art and often adult themes.

[Japanese, short for animēshon, animation, from EnglishANIMATION .]

Clay animation is one of many forms of stop motion animation. Each animated piece, either character or background, is "deformable"—made of a malleable substance, usually Plasticine clay. The portmanteau term "Claymation" is a registered trademark in the United States, registered by Will Vinton in 1978 to describe his clay animated films. While the word is not considered a genericized trademark, it has become a trademark which is often used generically in the US to refer to any animation using plasticine or similar substance.
All traditional animation is produced in a similar fashion, whether done through cel animation or stop-motion. Each frame, or still picture, is recorded on film or digital media and then played back in rapid succession. When played back at a frame rate greater than 10-12 frames per second, a fairly convincing illusion of continuous motion is achieved. While the play-back feature creating an illusion is true of all moving image (from zoetrope, to films to videogames), the techniques involved in creating CGI are generally removed from a frame-by-frame process.
A clay animation scene from a Finnish TV commercial.[1]


━━ n. 【商標】クレイメーション ((粘土模型を使ったアニメ映画(手法))).

Plasticine, a brand of modelling clay, is a putty-like modelling material made from calcium salts, petroleum jelly and aliphatic acids. The name is a registered trademark of Flair Leisure Products plc. Plasticine is used extensively for children's play, but also as a modelling medium for more formal or permanent structures. Because of its non-drying property, it is a popular choice of material for stop-motion animation (including severalOscar-winning films by Nick Park). The brand-name clay is mentioned in music, such as the "plasticine porters" in "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and the song Plasticine by Placebo.


n., pl. -nies.
A rabbit, especially a young one.
[From dialectal bun, tail of a rabbit. See bun3.]

For Chocolate Bunny, It's Still Legal Limbo
The EU's highest court bounced a chocolate-bunny case back to the Austrian Supreme Court with a ruling that still left open whether Lindt can trademark its Easter treat.

toon2 (tūn) pronunciation
n. Informal.
  1. A cartoon, especially an animated cartoon.
  2. A character in an animated cartoon.

Wikipedia article "Toon".
tr.v., -fied, -fy·ing, -fies.
  1. To think of or represent (an inanimate object or abstraction) as having personality or the qualities, thoughts, or movements of a living being: “To make history or psychology alive I personify it” (Anaïs Nin).
  2. To represent (an object or abstraction) by a human figure.
  3. To represent (an abstract quality or idea): This character personifies evil.
  4. To be the embodiment or perfect example of: “Stalin now personified bolshevism in the eyes of the world” (A.J.P. Taylor).
[French personnifier, from personne, person, from Old French persone. See person.]
personifier per·son'i·fi'er n.


an • i • mate
animating (現在分詞) • animates (三人称単数現在)
[動] 〔ǽnmèit〕 (他)
1 …に生命を与える, を生かす(vivify).
2 …を活発[元気]にする, に生気を与える, を生き生きとさせる;…を鼓舞する, 元気[勇気]づける, …に行動力を与える;…を行動させる
be animated bywithgood intentions
His arrival animated the party.
Kites are animated by the wind.
3 …を動画に仕立てる.
━━[形] 〔ǽnmt〕
1 生きている, 生命のある(alive)(⇔inanimate)
animate beings
animate nature
2 生気のある, 元気のよい(lively);自発的に動く
an animate expression of happiness
3 (植物に対して)動物の.
4 《文法》〈名詞が〉有生の.
[ラテン語animātus(anima息+-ATE1=生命のある). △ANIMAL

Urban Dictionary: piece of shit


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