Audiences are becoming increasingly insistent that diversity is no longer a novelty, but a necessity.
Cast your eye over the mouse house’s output over the past quarter of a century and you’ll see a gradual but inexorable shift. The Eurocentric aesthetics and cultural influences of the likes of Snow White … Continue Reading
“If you must blink, do it now!”
Thus begins one of the most visually and narratively spectacular animated films of our time. If there’s a more prophetic opening line in contemporary cinema, I haven’t found it.
Make no mistake, Kubo and the Two Strings looks so good, you won’t want … Continue Reading
It’s a German word.
It means- to make the familiar strange.
The legendary dramatist Bertolt Brecht used it as a means of making the audience take a step back and view the characters and their actions a little more subjectively. To shake them out of their complacency and … Continue Reading
If I had to choose a superlative to level at Disney / Pixar’s latest offering it would be… Elegant.
Of course, it’s a term that could be applied uniformly to Pixar’s output since the original Toy Story over 20 years ago, but it seems particularly applicable to Inside Out… Continue Reading
Collider posted this article yesterday confirming that the once and future last of the Jedi knights, Mark Hamill will be reprising his role as the clown prince of crime in a straight to DVD animated feature based on Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s seminal graphic novel The Killing Joke.
As … Continue Reading