It’s always interesting to see how countries that don’t have thriving animated film industries take on the challenge of creating an animated feature film. I’ve found, personally, that the movies are usually pretty mediocre. Making a good animated film is hard and all too often the influences are fairly obvious leaving the movie with little… Continue reading “The Knight and the Princess:” Egypt’s first animated film is a special experience
It’s a very loose and fluid plot - and the entire third act feels like a drug trip and existential dread. And while the story may not be cohesive - the art is certainly beautiful.
Ever since I first saw the trailer for Over the Moon, I wanted to watch it. It looked so bright, colorful, interesting, and emotional. And it was nice to see that it was also going to take advantage of the opportunity to use Chinese culture rather than just having it act as a backdrop. And… Continue reading An American movie with a Chinese twist: Over the Moon is beautiful
Why did I waste nearly two hours of my life on this movie? I knew it wasn’t going to be good. I knew it was going to be full of clichés and plot contrivances. But I had hoped that maybe this movie would have some spectacular element, that I would appreciate a single part of… Continue reading “Animal Crackers” is Racist Poorly-Written Trash
Warning: Spoilers. This review is also kind of long. I’m kind of pissed. What the heck happened with Pixar? This is a company that produced a nearly dialogue-less film about two robots falling in love; a movie about a rat who pursues his dream of becoming a chef; and a movie about an old man… Continue reading Pixar’s newest film continues the studio’s age of mediocrity.