Film, Netflix

Creepy, curious, and fascinating, “The House” is a marvelous feature

If there’s one thing you should know about me and my love for animation, it’s that I hold stop-motion animators in extremely high regard. Their job takes so much patience and precision, yet they’re still able to bring these stories to life, with so much detail. It’s amazing. There’s something about stop-motion that gives the… Continue reading Creepy, curious, and fascinating, “The House” is a marvelous feature

Cartoon Saloon, Disney, Film, Listicle, Pixar

5 Animated Movies To Look Out For in 2021

Arlo the Alligator Boy A Netflix film about a boy who is half-human and half-alligator going on an adventure to find his long lost dad in New York City. It will be a 2D-animated musical.  Luca  The past few Pixar movies haven’t been my favorites. But this one about a little boy and his new… Continue reading 5 Animated Movies To Look Out For in 2021

Hulu, New Show, Show

Maybe sometimes adult cartoons are okay. A look at “Crossing Swords”

I still don't understand why all adult cartoons are the most likely to match the humor and interests of teenage boys. I want something more than dick jokes and edgy dark humor to be considered "mature." Because at some point, they all just start being the same show - regardless of creators, setting, characters...They're all… Continue reading Maybe sometimes adult cartoons are okay. A look at “Crossing Swords”

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Relatable and relaxing, Rilakkuma’s newest series is a must-see

I finally got around to watching Netflix’s Rilakkuma and Kaoru, a stop-motion animated show featuring one of Japan’s most beloved mascots. I’m not too familiar with Rilakkuma beyond the fact that he’s a very lazy bear ---thing. Through some research, mostly through TV Tropes, I learned that Kaoru is an established character in the Rilakkuma… Continue reading Relatable and relaxing, Rilakkuma’s newest series is a must-see

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Laika’s “Missing Link” is missing something

Laika is one of my favorite independent animation studios. Their movies have consistently been some of the most creative, inventive, genuine, funny and beautiful animated features I’ve seen. And what I love the most is that each film has its own unique style and sense of self. And when I heard they making a new… Continue reading Laika’s “Missing Link” is missing something