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.
It’s not really a detective story if there isn’t a mystery.
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.
Originally published 1/07/18. This post has been edited. April and the Extraordinary World (2015) (or April et le Monde Truque) is an original work co-directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci. It is a French-Belgian-Canadian production. I’ve found that French/Canadian cartoons tend to be a little more risqué in nature than American ones, even if they’re meant… Continue reading April and the definitely, weird, out of the ordinary world.
Thankfully, this week was much, much easier than last week; if only I could say the same about the next few weeks. It’s the holidays, which is good for a lot of a lot of lines of work, but in my line, it just means shorter deadlines.And that just sucks. I have Christmas Day and… Continue reading The importance of timing; a review and thoughts on Mamoru Hosoda’s “Mirai.”
Duck, Duck Goose (2018) is a computer-animated family-comedy co-produced by America and China. Although it was originally intended to be released in theaters in the United States, Duck, Duck Goose only made it to theaters in China. It was pulled from the U.S. release schedule and was made available on Netflix instead. No reason has… Continue reading Duck out of seeing “Duck, Duck Goose”