Every week Team FC scours the best of the internet to bring you a list of great reads, watches and more, from the world of film and entertainment.
How Toy Story Changed Animation Forever
Toy Story released 25 years ago in November and it was nothing like Disney had done before, as the first feature film to be animated entirely on a computer. This article from Entrepreneur explores how the notoriously staid Disney took the plunge into working with Pixar, and how the world of animation changed in its wake. You can read it here.
The Evolution Of Billie Eilish
In this video, Vanity Fair has time-capsuled Billie Eilish’s responses to the same questions for the last four years and tracked the now-18-year-old star’s swift rise to pop superstardom. From winning five Grammys to adopting her new dog, Shark, see how much Billie’s life has changed in 2020.
How Voice Actors Are Fighting To Change An Industry That Renders Them Invisible
This great read from Vox analyses the long-standing problem of whitewashing in the voice acting industry, and the detrimental effect it’s had on actors of colour and the quest for meaningful representation in Hollywood. You can read it here.
Breaking Down Hugh Grant’s Thrilling, Unexpected Switch to the Dark Side
This article by GQ breaks down Hugh Grant’s characters through the years from the charming fluttery-eyed, floppy-haired character he played in Four Weddings and a Funeral to his recent turn toward the creepy ‘nice guy’ in shows like The Undoing. You can read it here.
Inside TV Networks’ Battle For Christmas Movie Supremacy
This LA Times article delves into the lucrative business that is holiday movies and how even though there are so many of them; they still manage to garner eyeballs, success and money. You can read it here.