Batman is more than capable of meeting demand across social, economic, political and cultural divides.
A wordless wonder in the tradition of Chaplin, with an eye to rural labor and love, Aardman’s stop-motion masterpiece is for everyone, everywhere.
Last year, I once again interviewed Samurai Jack creator and animation auteur, Genndy Tartakovsky, who told me the samurai’s arrival was imminent. Now here he is, in all of his glory and wonder, when we need him most.
Paco Roca’s Wrinkles was one of the most moving graphic novels, and animated films, in recent memory. His newest comic promises to be as equally touching, touching as it does on the destabilizing territories of war and the healing properties of the natural world that war destroys.
Let’s turn back to the greatest jam band on the bones, and a master of literary horror, reanimated.
One of those rare films, especially in animation, that analyzes the dizzying complexity of life on Earth using what John Muir called the “glacial eye.”
The North Pole beckons to an overheated world in the feature directorial debut of animator Rémi Chaye.
From the phenomenal Laika, makers of Coraline and The BoxTrolls
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless tale finally lands the feature animation treatment
The peerless animation distributor GKIDS acquires another sublime award-winner
From the phenomenal GKIDS and makers of A Cat in Paris.
We look forward to supporting Nora and the team
I finished my run as associate editor with a thinker on Herzog, an interview with stop-mo innovators The Quay Brothers, and more.
I shuttered 2015 with a dive into virtual reality, Oscar upstarts, and more.
Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is one of 2015’s most compelling films, but it also happens to be one of the historical highlights of anthology animation.
Halloween found me wishing happy birthday to the one and old only Ralph Bakshi, whose anti-sermon shook the toonscape.
“At my age, I wouldn’t release it if I thought it didn’t work.”
Extraordinary Tales brings Poe’s harrowing stories to the screen for newer generations raised on boundless technologies and influences.
My continuing bow to The Iron Giant, Brad Bird’s timeless masterpiece of war and peace.