TIFF Kids 2016: The Kids Review THE BOY AND THE BEAST
ScreenAnarchy's tiniest film critics return to cover the TIFF Kids Film Festival, currently running from April 8 - 24th in Toronto, the children's arm of the Toronto International Film Festival group.
Willem (age 13) and Miranda (age 11) watch Studio Chizo and Hosoda Mamoru's animated lesson on channelling rage, self-confidence and even, on occasion, teaching your teacher, The Boy And The Beast.
ScreenAnarchy has been on the Internet long enough that many of the writing staff have children old enough to understand and consume media in a way that is both raw and fresh. It might even come with an inkling of consideration afterwards -- it is a fact that many of us fall in love with the movies when we are very young.
In the past, Willem and his younger sister Miranda have discussed films ranging from Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox to Jacques Tati's Playtime to George Miller's Mad Max 2: The Road Warror. They also did a 15-part series on Studio Ghibli (Including TIFF KIDS 2015 Closing Night Film, When Marnie Was There, which can be found in the ScreenAnarchy archives or at the Kids Talk Film Channel on Vimeo.