Tag: animation

Review: NEW GODS: YANG JIAN, Pretty, Pretty Pictures

Directed by Zhao Ji, the animated adventure from China looks very good.

Now Streaming: THE LEGEND OF VOX MACHINA, Dragons From Nowhere Rain Destruction

The fantasy action-adventure series from Critical Role, animated by Titmouse, returns on Prime Video.

UNICORN WARS Trailer: Teddy Bears And Unicorns Fight to The Death!

In this story of two brother teddy bear soldiers Azulín yearns for unicorn blood to be beautiful for ever and Gordi just wants to be accepted and liked.

Now Streaming: STRANGE WORLD Bombing Was Not Its Fault

By now, critics and audiences have seen and learned about the newest animated Disney film Strange World and how it became one of the biggest bombs in the studio's history. Mel Valentin already reviewed the film and called it wildly...

INFINITY POOL Trailer: Damnit, Brandon Cronenberg's Sundance Title Looks Amazing

If it were any other person the thought of being the offspring of the great David Cronenberg would be daunting. Forunately for us the Cronenberg gene pool is immensely deep, bottomless even.   Brandon Cronenberg looks like he's going to...

Review: GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO, Stunningly Realized Stop-Motion Animation

There’s a moment in the stunningly realized Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio where the familiar title character (winningly voiced by Gregory Mann), newly granted a semblance of animated life by a compassionate supernatural spirit, attempts to greet his new “father,” Geppetto...

Review: WENDELL & WILD, A Stop-Motion Roller Coaster

“One scream, and my parents were gone.” After an abrupt car crash (aren’t they all?) a very young girl, Kat, loses her loving, independent and artistic parents. She ends up in “the system,” a series of orphanages and youth detention...

Review: GOODBYE, DON GLEES!, Farewell to Summer. Farewell to Youth.

Directed by Atsuko Ishizuka, the coming of age story is captured in beautiful animation and heartfelt emotions.

Pretty Packaging: BELLE Looks, Well... Beautiful.

We're big fans of director Hosoda Mamoru here at ScreenAnarchy, and each new film of his is followed with interest over here. Our readers tend to agree: last year, my most-viewed article was about the trailer to Hosoda's film Belle....

Review: THE DEER KING, Antlers Up!

Directed by Masashi Ando, making his directorial debut, and Masayuki Miyaji, the sweeping fantasy epic opens in select movie theaters this week.

Now on Blu-ray: POMPO THE CINEPHILE, Pure Pleasure, On Repeat

Director Hirao Takayuku serves up a feast for the senses. Now on Blu-ray from GKids and Shout! Factory.

Tribeca 2022 Review: MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH MARRIAGE, Animated Female Empowerment

Latvian-American animator Signe Baumane revisits her two short marriage stints and debunks the mythology of love in a semi-autobiographical feature film.

Now on Home Video: PANDA! GO, PANDA!, When the World Was Young

Takahata and Miyazaki, before Studio Ghibli, collaborated on an utterly delightful animated concoction.

Review: In MAD GOD, Monsters Run Amuck

Master stop-motion animator Phil Tippett's unsettling, yet still somewhat perversely mesmerizing spectacle, is a marvel to behold.

Review: FORTUNE FAVORS LADY NIKUKO, Maternal Love, Adolescent Yearning

Director Watanabe Ayumu ('Children of the Sea') orchestrates a gentle, gloriously beautiful symphony of color, illuminating the complexities of adolescence.

Review: THE BOB'S BURGERS MOVIE Is The Feel-Good Feast You Deserve

The art of adapting an animated series to feature length is a bit of a tricky thing. With twelve seasons of history, there is the danger that the Bob’s Burgers story has been thoroughly told; thankfully that’s not the case...

Review: POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN, Heart Warming and Beautiful

Based on a children's book written by Japanese comedian Nishino Akihiro, Poupelle of Chimney Town is an anime film which premièred in Japan on Christmas of 2020. That's a fortuitous time of the year to see it for sure, as...

Review: UNDONE, Beware Digging Into the Past

Rosa Salazar and Bob Odenkirk star in the animated series from creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg ('BoJack Horseman').

Review: THE BAD GUYS, Pleasant, Fun-Filled, Kid-Friendly Flick

The latest from DreamWorks Animation consistently soars on its visual style and imaginative set-piece pyrotechnics.

Now Streaming: SPY X FAMILY, What We All Want

The anime Spring Simulcast Season is upon us! Especially on Crunchyroll.