1. WALL-E (2008) An animated masterpiece about the only robot left on Earth in a distopian future.
2. Up (2009) Another animation masterpiece. The first animated film to be nominated for the Best Picture Oscar since Disney’s Beauty & The Beast.
3. Bolt (2008) Disney back in the zone with help from John Travolta who lends his voice.
4. The Princess & The Frog (2009) Disney go back to the old school with a twist on a classic tale. Set in the wonderfully musical city of New Orleans.
5. Waltz With Bashir (2008) Israeli animation for grown-ups. An Isreali man in search of his forgotten memories of the 1982 Lebanon War. The only foreign language film involved in the list.
6. Cars (2006) If you ignore the fact that cars can’t control themselves then this is a truly touching movie.
7. Happy Feet (2006) A great musical about a “different” penguin.
8. Ratatouille (2007) A quality animated movie about a rat who has a passion for Parisian cooking.
9. Surf’s Up (2007) A funny and moving story about surf-boarding penguins.
10. Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit (2005) Nick Park’s stories are always original. The only British film amongst the list.