animation · Film Archive

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

I don’t get to catch up on a lot of new movies lately, but I’m a nostalgic person and tend to keep with older movies anyways. I like them, especially when they are classics, like this exquisite animation directed by symmetry enthusiast, Wes Anderson. Fantastic Mr. Fox tells the tale of an urbane fox that…… Continue reading Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

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Harvie Krumpet (2003)

Here’s my own contribution for the up and coming Academy Awards… Harvie Krumpet is a short Australian animation narrated by Geoffrey Rush. It was created by Adam Elliot, same director of the 2009 masterpiece, Mary and Max (my review here). It tells the story of Harvek Milos Krumpetzki, a polish boy born to a wood-chopper father and a schizophrenic mother. He was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome…… Continue reading Harvie Krumpet (2003)

animation · Comics · TV and online

The Maxx (MTV, 1995)

Last night, as part of my usual “something to watch” hunt, I suddenly remembered there was a cartoon that I used to love watching when I was a teenager. I went on Wikipedia to discover traces of that show, and all of a sudden I got this huge blast from the past. That’s right! It…… Continue reading The Maxx (MTV, 1995)

animation · Film Archive

Idiots & Angels

Attracted mostly by the cover of the film, I continued to enjoy my animation fest and watched Bill Plymptons’ 2008 film, “Idiots & Angels”. A dark and weird film that tells the story of a nasty and abusive guy named Angel. He begins his days vulgarly throwing his alarm clock out the window and finishes…… Continue reading Idiots & Angels

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French Roast (2008)

There’s something about short films that makes me feel right at home. This sweet animation occurs in a Café in Paris.   A cocky mustached gentleman realizes he forgot his wallet at home, when he relies on different ways to solve this embracing situation. To bide his time he orders more coffee.  “French Roast” was first…… Continue reading French Roast (2008)

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Vincent

this is a story about a young boy named Vincent. he tends to keep to himself and daydreams of becoming Vincent Price, a mad and tormented scientist. Vincent likes to experiment on his dog, Abercrombie. Vincent’s mother insists he would go outside and play, explaining to her son that he is just a little boy…… Continue reading Vincent

animation · Stop Motion

Mary And Max

it’s really hard for me to describe what this film means to me. i came to realize that knowing how to ask simple questions is a virtue. and not a very easy thing to do. Mary reminds me a lot of myself as a little girl. not many friends around, being teased for my puffy…… Continue reading Mary And Max