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.
It doesn’t take long (at all) for the stubborn and refreshingly frank Tartakovsky to hold forth on his frustrations with the way Hotel Transylvania 2 and Popeye were handled.
From Banksy’s tragicomic Dismaland to Studio Ghibli’s vault, my birthday month was an arty head trip.
I bowed to Bugs Bunny’s 75th birthday, dove into Oculus’ VR hole, and more, before absconding for Canada.
“It was created from original drawings by John Lennon and a soundtrack that I also edited together, consisting of snatches of conversation between John and Yoko and song excerpts.”
I’m the associate editor of Cartoon Brew.
I interviewed for Eric Power for Cartoon Brew. Hide the kids.
Like his Oscar-nominated feature debut The Secret of Kells, his new stunner Song of the Sea is steeped in regional folklore but still a universal wonder. But it is a more personal epic, about the extinction of mythological seal people called Selkies, as explored through a lighthouse family riven by loss and misunderstanding but healed by history and magic.
Adults and children rarely see the Real World as it is, much less as it should be. If what they see is what makes them who they are, then they should watch Peace On Earth before every new year.
We are accelerating toward a real-time extinction the show could help us solve, should we choose to embrace it.
It is no irony that Jackson’s cinematic adaptations of Tolkien’s work have arrived in a world at war
“We moved to completely copying realism. Maybe this is a good time to start going back to the old ways, where anything can happen.”