Tag: animation

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.

Pretty Packaging: The FIREBALL XL5 Boxset Is Out Of This World

Gerry and Sylvia Anderson are known as legends in the field of science fiction television series, and rightfully so. While they are probably most famous for their live action series Space: 1999 and the puppet series Thunderbirds, they have been...

Now Streaming: THERMAE ROMAE NOVAE Bathes, KOTARO LIVES ALONE Kids

Two new series on Netflix kick off the Spring 2022 anime season with a lotta cartoon butt.

SCARE PACKAGE II: RAD CHAD'S REVENGE: New Cast And Directors Announced For Anthology Sequel

Good news for fans of Shudder's horror anthology Scare Package. There's going to be a sequel and today they announced some of the new cast members and directors joining the next film, Scare Package II: Rad Chad's Revenge.    New...

Shudder in March: THE SCARY OF SIXTY-FIRST, THE SEED, THE BUNKER GAME, THE SPINE OF NIGHT And NIGHT'S END

Just a couple more weeks until we start seeing the backside of Old Man Winter, we hope. Apart from Bewaring the Ides of March and praying that pubs will remain open for Let's All Pretend We're Irish Day, for horror...

THE SPINE OF NIGHT Giveaway: Win a 4K UHD DVD/Blu-ray SteelBook®

This epic fantasy tale, about the history of a land that never was, begins when an ambitious young man steals forbidden knowledge from a sacred plant. He falls to its darker temptations and in so doing, unleashes ages of suffering...

Teaser: Deaf Crocodile Announces Cult Romanian Animation DELTA SPACE MISSION 4K Restoration Blu-ray

Boutique cult distribution company Deaf Crocodile has made quite a name for itself in a very short time. Following up on their stunning release of Jean Louis Roy's The Unknown Man of Shandigor, and the announcement of their ongoing Russian...

Short Film: Seth Smith's existential-animation DUST BATH is on Vimeo

This is public service announcement that Canadian auteur of the surreal and strange, Seth Smith (The Crescent, Tin Can), made a 2 minute animated short about poultry and death and the circle of life, called Dust Bath, which is now...