There were honestly a lot of good movies that premiered last year. Like it was a pretty amazing year for animated films. And again, I didn’t have a chance to review them all - but here were my favorites..in no particular order! Turning Red While I might be tired of villain-less Pixar films - this… Continue reading Favorite Animated Movies of 2022
Every year, there seems to be a popular theme or plot device that is used in multiple movies. One could argue that this year was the year of the multiverse. But in the animation industry, it was the year of Pinocchio. For some odd reason, there were three different retellings - none of which were… Continue reading Guillermo del Toro’s “Pinocchio” is a fantastic take on a classic tale
Satire is hard. Good satire is even harder. Oftentimes, satire especially in animation is just mean-spirited low blows. That’s not the case with Silicon Docks. Instead, it’s a lot of nearly incomprehensible gibberish that’s supposed to be mocking the tech and social media elites - but it just doesn’t work. I don’t know if it’s… Continue reading “Silicon Docks,” an unsuccessful satirical film
I swear I’m alive. The past few weeks have just been very busy. Between work, some other personal projects, the whole David Zaslav thing, and general exhaustion there hasn’t been anything I’ve watched that felt worth reviewing. But since D-23 Expo was this past weekend - let’s take a look at Disney’s upcoming slate of animated projects.
I started a new job last week and once again, didn’t have time to write a proper review. With the news of the HBO Max / Discovery+ merger and the inevitable cancelation or removal of dozens of pieces of media from the platform (and I have no doubt that the animation category will suffer the most losses), I decided to write about animated shows that got screwed over.
But much like Studio Ponoc - "The Deer King" has all the trappings of a Ghibli film but none of the heart.