Category: animation

REVIEW: The Lion King (2019)

With this year's release of Jon Favreau's The Lion King, Disney finally reached peak redundancy. Their series of animated classic remakes has been a resounding success in commercial terms, and indeed Favreau's film has grossed more than US$1.6 billion in cinemas worldwide. Creatively, however, it feels like a black page. It adds little to the 1994 ...

REVIEW: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

The life of New York high schooler Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) is thrown into disarray when he is stung by a radioactive spider and whipped up into an inter-dimensional conflict involving not one but six alternative iterations of Spider-Man. Together they must defeat the city's famed criminal boss Wilson Fisk before he opens a portal ...

REVIEW: Toy Story 4 (2019)

Two years have passed since Andy passed over his assortment of childhood toys to a young girl named Bonnie. For most of the toys, life goes on as it always has. For Woody (Tom Hanks), however, Bonnie's loss of interest has led to a miserable life in the bedroom closet. On her first day of ...

REVIEW: Moomins and the Winter Wonderland (2017)

As winter approaches, and the Moomins prepare to hibernate until the spring, Moomintroll (Bill Skarsgård) grows concerned about what happens while he sleeps. When he wakes early he, his father Moominpappa (Stellan Skarsgård), and Little My (Alicia Vikander), and drawn into a strange new world of invisible creatures and the coming of "Christmas" - whoever ...