Film, Foreign

April and the definitely, weird, out of the ordinary world.

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.

Netflix, Other, Show

Netflix ups its animation game with the extraordinarily colorful “Kipo.”

There’s a lot to like about the new Netflix original Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts. The background and scenery are absolutely ethereal, vivid and unique; the characters run the gamut in personality, the soundtrack is definitely one of the best I’ve heard, the so called wonderbeasts are fascinating and the world, despite being post-apocalyptic,… Continue reading Netflix ups its animation game with the extraordinarily colorful “Kipo.”

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‘Craig of the Creek’ is here to save Cartoon Network

I want to talk about Craig of the Creek; I think it’s probably one of the best kids’ cartoons airing on the three major networks and I honestly don’t hear a lot about it, which is sad. It doesn’t have the most creative premise in the world, not by the least bit but everything about… Continue reading ‘Craig of the Creek’ is here to save Cartoon Network

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Life Update

I realized I haven’t posted an article on a Wednesday in about...three months. But, I have an excuse. In June, I was laid off and had to start job hunting and in August things really started to kick off. Since then. things have been insanely busy for me, and will probably only get busier. On… Continue reading Life Update

Film

Netflix finally does something (mostly) right with “Next Gen”

As a weird hybrid of Big Hero 6, A Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, Wall-E and The Iron Giant with a potty-mouthed dog thrown into the mix for good measure, there is absolutely no reason why Next Gen, financed by the Chinese studio Baozuo Manhua,which has no track record of making animated feature films and produced… Continue reading Netflix finally does something (mostly) right with “Next Gen”