Tag Archive "animation"

Movie Review: The Emoji Movie is an Emotional Mess

In the modern, developed world where so many people are addicted to their phones and the nauseating language of IM texting and emojis, there isn’t a more irritating set up for a Hollywood story than ...

Movie Review: Delightful Fun in Despicable Me 3

In a summer filled so far with unremarkable movies, Despicable Me 3 comes right down the middle of the road. Though it may be missing the special charm and originality that made the first one ...

Movie Review: Cars 3’s a Thrilling Final Lap

Every June for the last decade has been marked by a high-profile release from Disney and Pixar. Cars 3 is this year’s entry, and it’s a simple yet highly engaging end to the love-it-or-hate-it animated ...

Movie Review: New Smurfs are Nothing Special

In the crowded Animation genre, most movies try to be as loud and grandiose as they can hoping to stand out. Smurfs: The Lost Village, happily does the opposite, and is a gentle, simple movie ...

Movie Review: The Boss Baby is a Bundle of Joy

It’s rare movies with a (clearly) young target audience are both sweet and entertaining. But The Boss Baby is a modestly charming surprise for family audiences, in a simple, whimsical way. Not everyone can stand ...

Sheridan graduate takes home Oscar for “Piper”

Sheridan alumnus Alan Barillaro has won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. The 1996 animation graduate directed the short film Piper. Animation alumni were also part of the team that worked on Zootopia, ...

Movie Review: Lego Batman Brings the Lunacy

It’s been months since a family blockbuster’s opened in theatres, but the Lego Batman Movie’s massive opening this weekend is going to change that. Stuffed with gigantic effects, lightning-fast action, brooding comedy and crisp animation, ...

Film Review for the new animated musical Sing, opening in theatres December 21st 2016.

Movie Review: Sing! Hits the Right Notes

The movie musical has always been a staple of cinema, just as the animal infested animation event has become. Sing, the new family movie for the holiday season, brings the best of both classics, even ...

Review for the new Disney animated musical "Moana", opening in theatres November 23rd, 2016.

Movie Review: Moana Masters the Disney Magic

Praise be to the gods – or at least, the Pacific demigods – for the magnificent, sweeping epic Moana. Brimming with beauty, exquisite nature, fun, and a captivating soul, Disney flexes every (tattooed?) muscle with ...

Movie Review: About as Weird as it Sounds

I love animated movies. The best thing about the medium is you can create worlds impossible to create with traditional movie making – and you can make characters never before possible come to life. Dreamworks ...

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