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Wreck It Ralph

I feel as though I’ve been waiting for Wreck it Ralph for ages – I saw a ‘work in progress’ talk back in June, it came out in America in November, and it has already opened around most of the … Read more ⇒

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Making of Disney’s Tangled

Regular readers of this blog might remember my gushing over Disney’s Tangled a few months ago. It wasn’t gushing on the level of my Mary and Max review (which was in serious danger of embarrassing Niagra at one point) but … Read more ⇒

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Dreamworks… Oh Dear

I don’t like to simply copy other people’s words for this blog without at least giving an opinion or a personal twist on them. However, in this instance the author has so perfectly captured my feelings on the matter that … Read more ⇒

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Princess and the Frog Film Review

Most of my feelings about Princess and the Frog were those of relief that at last Disney had returned to what Disney do best (hand drawn animation telling heart-warming stories, preferably with the occasional song thrown in for good measure) … Read more ⇒

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Avatar Film Review

For the past month we’ve been allowing the hype surrounding Avatar build to a crescendo that was practically deafening us, and last night, finally, we succumbed. We put it off because we really wanted to see it in Imax, but … Read more ⇒

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Disney’s The Princess and the Frog Film Review

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am about the new Disney film ‘The Princess and the Frog.’ Not only is it a return to Disney’s roots, it also seems to be an acknowledgment from the studio … Read more ⇒

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Coraline – Film Review

Neil Gaiman is another writer whose work has proven difficult to translate in to the medium of film. I’m sure we all remember the debacle that was Mirrormask. It helps then, that the director of the latest adaptation is Henry … Read more ⇒

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Fantastic Mr Fox Film Reviw

2009 has been a fantastic year for animated films. Up, Coraline, Fantastic Mr Fox, Monsters v Aliens, Ponyo, Mary and Max – all contenders for the Oscar and all amongst the most influential and memorable films of the year. The … Read more ⇒

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BAF 2009 Stings

In my last post I waxed lyrical about the fabulousness of Bradford Animation Festival, but didn’t go in to much detail about what makes it the best animation festival in England (admittedly I’ve never been to Flip, Animex or several … Read more ⇒

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Mary and Max (by Adam Elliot) Film Review

Warning: This post contains strong instances of hyperbole, and shouldn’t be read by the weak, the infirm, or anyone without the opportunity to immediately buy and watch the film in question. Storytelling goes back to the very origin of our … Read more ⇒

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