Unraveling the Creepy Aura of ‘The Polar Express’: A Deep Dive

The controversy surrounding “The Polar Express” mainly stems from its animation style, which induces the “Uncanny Valley” effect in some viewers. This effect occurs when characters appear almost human but have certain non-human characteristics, creating an eerie or unsettling feeling. In “The Polar Express,” while striving for realism, the animators faced challenges in capturing human expressions accurately, particularly in scenes like the hot chocolate sequence. This resulted in characters that seemed almost lifelike, but not quite, making their movements and facial expressions somewhat disconcerting.

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