Many animations hit the box office at this years HIFF. Although most of them were films done by the famous Hayao Miyazaki there were many others featured that displayed just as much fantasy and magnificence. One such film was the restored and 3D rendered 1961 animated film The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven. With the restoration of this film, you gain much appreciation for the art of animation that you may not realize that everything you’re seeing was originally hand drawn; over 130,000 ink drawings to be exact. With such vibrant colors we follow the life of the Monkey King from Flower Fruit Mountain as he’s goes through much mischief in a rebellion against the Jade Emperor. Having broken his sword, The Monkey Kings goes on a search for a new weapon. Along this search havoc breaks lose as a weapon is stolen from the gods and they want it back. Just like any other fantasy we are treated to an amazing view of mythical lands and creatures . With its 3D rendering it looks even more amazing then the original. Its cute, and funny and good for ll ages. This movie is great for any family to enjoy and is a must watch.