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Animation Addicts 103: ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ – Are You Cussing at Me?

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This episode of the Animation Addicts Podcast, we review Wes Anderson’s first foray into animation Fantastic Mr. Fox.


  • Main Discussion: Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
  • Critically acclaimed; however, the box-office results are another story.
  • Wes Anderson’s first animated film. Why did he choose this specific Roald Dahl book?
  • Authentic production design and a “primitive” stop-motion animation style adds charm.
  • Characters: who did we like most?
  • Why the “cuss”? – Do you think it’ll catch on?
  • The wolf – what does it represent?
  • Listener Twitter question
  • Voicemails: Melissa, MJ, Ryan, and Sarah
  • Don’t forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts103 when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 1:23:05, 58.3 MB


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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.