Tag Archive "animation"

Uglydolls

Movie Review: The UglyDolls have a little beauty

UglyDolls, as an animated family film, is such a pleasant surprise. It’s easy to make a tepid movie with bright, colourful weirdos and have them belt annoying pop music every ten minutes. While UglyDolls is ...

Missing Link

Movie Review: Missing Link is a Lovely Little Masterpiece

Only once a year or so is an animated movie appropriately praised for its worth. It’s a genre that rarely is charming, beautiful, entertaining and enjoyable for all ages – and all at the same ...

Movie Review: Wonder Park is Woefully Plain

Don’t let the amusing title and bright lights fool you. Wonder Park is a massive missed opportunity to create a shameless and joyful movie. What should have been colourful escapism is instead a boring, creepy ...

Animation Day Mike the Knight

Animation Day: a 50 year celebration at Sheridan

To mark a half-century of teaching animation at Sheridan, the college is hosting an Animation Day on Campus this Thursday, February 7th.

Spider-Verse

Movie Review: The Spider-Verse soars with a new Spider-Man

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a magnificent movie that’s full of surprises. From an inventive screenplay to its top-notch production design, it’s the best animated film of the year. And in an ocean of sequels, ...

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Movie Review: New Ideas in Ralph Breaks the Internet

Animated sequels are a tough bet. While most kids are excited to see the further adventures of favourite brands, adults get lost or bored instead. Ralph Breaks the Internet, however, moves from the video arcade ...

Movie Review: The Grinch is a Mean, Green, Adorable Machine

With the holiday season unofficially starting, the annual sludge of holiday movies is also upon us. Thankfully, Universal’s The Grinch has something charming to offer.

Incredibles 2

Movie Review: Incredibles 2 is almost as Super as the first

After an excruciating fourteen year wait, Incredibles 2 has arrived in cinemas. This direct continuation of 2004’s The Incredibles is filled with the same spunk, edge and adventurous warmth that made the original an animated ...

Movie Review: Flowery Ferdinand is Fine

Ferdinand isn’t like most run-of-the-mill family films. Instead of the often-predictable recycling of cheap jokes and slick animation, it opts for charm and thunderous heart. It’s not groundbreaking entertainment by a mile. But it’s entertaining ...

Movie Review: You Can’t Miss Coco

Pixar Animation’s Coco is a creative triumph in numerous ways. While it exemplifies all the qualities of brilliant filmmaking, its greatest accomplishment is the rare success of its versatile attraction. The film is equally captivating ...

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