Category: animation

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 ...

REVIEW: Princess Iron Fan (1941)

Princess Iron Fan is a Chinese animated film, produced and released in 1941. That makes it the oldest animated feature in the history of Chinese cinema. It was the 12th animated feature film produced anywhere in the world, animated by a team of 237 artists in war-time Shanghai under near-impossible working conditions. The film was directed ...

Walt Disney and the Dumbo problem

On 12 November 2019, Walt Disney will launch its online streaming service Disney+ in the USA, with other markets scheduled to follow soon afterwards. The new service will offer viewers a one-stop shop for the company's long history of film and television productions, as well as those of companies now purchased or absorbed by the ...