2018-12-14 00:13:17 Source: Beijing News
Benedict Pan Yueming
The 8th animated film "Green Monster Grinch" by Lighting Entertainment has been released today. This animation company, founded in 2007, has created a series of classic animation series with small and medium-sized costs, such as "Daddy Daddy", "Little Yellow Man", "Love Pet Secret". After the release of "Green Monster Grinch" in North America, the performance of the box office was very noticeable and was also put on the shortlist for the Oscar for Best Animated Film of 2019. Before the deadline, the $ 75 million global animation office $ Reached 320 million. The Beijing News interviewed the main creative and voice actor Pan Yueming, who unveiled the film.
The strange fairy tale has often been on the screen
"Green Monster Grinch" tells the cynical, grumpy green grotesque Greene is planning to steal all Christmas gifts from the city, but was eventually contaminated by the festive spirit of a young girl and finally celebrated the holidays with everyone. The story has been adapted from the story of Theodore Gayso (also known as Dr. Seuss), published in 1957, in a short story of 69 pages & # 39; s: "Grinci steals Christmas." In Europe and America it is a familiar classic fairy tale that is passed on from generation to generation. .
"Green Monster Grinch" is the second time this story has been uploaded to the big screen in cartoon form. In 1966 Sousse gave the famous artist Chuck Jones permission to make "Christmas Geek" an animated film. This film is very true to the original and is still considered by many as a classic. In the annual special Christmas program. In 2000 Universal Studios produced the film "Disguised Geek" starring Jim Carey, and the live version of "The Christmas Geek" led by Long Howard won the Oscar for the best make-up award.
In 2018 the animated version of "Green Mobs Grinch" was directed by "The Pets of the Secret" by Jonathan Cheney and "The Crazy Clerk" director Scott Mosier. "The beauty of Green Monsters is that it's a little story," Mosier said. "We try to make the audience feel that this is a big and beautiful world in the animated scene, but the story itself is small, warm." In the end they decided to create the warmth of the core, Grinch is a story about tolerance and love, a little girl with kindness and warmth, softened a green "bad guy" who wants to steal the whole Christmas town.
Forgiveness and redemption
Lighting entertainment founder Chris Meredon Derrick said that the study of Grinch's character has become the most important thing for the entire entertainment team in lighting. "This character is always considered bad by people around him, but in our story Here the character is self-exiled, standing on the other side of the people, trying to steal the happiest time of the year, but at the end of the story will clearly forgive and be delivered to this person.This forgiveness and redemption is our social culture.Very important part, but sometimes we forget them. "
Love devised Grange to come up with smart ways to simplify his life. For example, he has a hair dryer in the whole body, which makes him instantly a very cute ball of green hair. Moreover, the creative team has improved from the picture book to the illustration to the special effects research, so that the strange and cute image of the green monster is deeply rooted in the hearts of the people.