Animated Film

Movie Review: THE GRINCH (2018)

Movie Review: THE GRINCH (2018)

THE GRINCH is the latest from director Yarrow Cheney (The Secret Life of Pets) and Scott Mosier (Free Birds), which brings the classic Dr Seuss story How the Grinch Stole Christmas! to life in Illumination Entertainment’s signature 3D computer animation style. The film features the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange), Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation), Angela Lansbury (Mary Poppins Returns), Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live!) and performer Pharrell Williams as the Narrator.

Movie Review: ISLE OF DOGS

Movie Review: ISLE OF DOGS

ISLE OF DOGS, Wes Anderson’s latest entry in the stop-motion animation genre, is a fantastic adventure that has made its way onto my list of favorite animated films released in recent years. Now, before you roll your eyes and accuse me of being another hip 28 year old who worships the ground Mr. Anderson walks upon, I must tell you that this is the first time I have ever enjoyed one of his films from start to finish. While I can appreciate the beauty his films exude in symmetrical frame after symmetrical frame, I do not consider myself a fan of his in the slightest. But this time I was hooked. 

Fantasia Film Festival 2016 Movie Review: PSYCHONAUTS: THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN

Fantasia Film Festival 2016 Movie Review: PSYCHONAUTS: THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the dream like animated feature PSYCHONAUTS: THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN by writer/directors Pedro Rivero and Alberto Vazquez.  Given that I cannot find a decent and succinct plot description anywhere, I am going to free style my own:

On an island partially destroyed by an industrial accident and divided by class, the legendary Birdboy struggles with his own heroic identity.  While Birdboy tries to stay afloat under the pressure, his old friend Dinky is trying to escape the island to a better world.