Animated

The Addams Family 2019 Movie Review

Finally in time for this Halloween season comes: The Addams Family. Their creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re all together ooky the Addams Family. This new animated take on our favorite odd ball family seems to be based on the original Charles Addams Cartoon drawings from back in the 1930’s as they do […]

UglyDolls Movie Review

UglyDolls is an animated musical adventure directed by Kelly Asbury and written by Alison Peck. On its face this is an interesting pairing. Asbury is an animation veteran who has had a career stretching back to 1985’s The Black Cauldron, where he was an in-between artist. Since then he’s been a part of many great […]

Missing Link Movie Review

I have a rocky history with Studio Laika films and films like this are why. The Oregon based studio is one of the only producers of stop motion animation and when they commit to a film the results are always breath taking. Their last film, Kubo and the Two Strings, was their most ambitious venture […]

Isle Of Dogs Movie Review

Isle Of Dogs: For his next foray into stop-animation, director Wes Anderson calls upon some of his usual cast of collaborators for his Japanese inspired film, Isle of Dogs. Since his venture into the medium in 2009’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, Anderson has worked on creating an original story inspired by dogs and Japanese cinematic masterminds […]

Despicable Me 3: Movie Review

Upon my viewing of Despicable Me 3, one other movie came to my mind: The 6th Day.  If you don’t know this movie, essentially the main thing I remember about it is that the main character, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, keeps getting cloned and every time he does the clones get more and more stupid.  And […]

Moana: Movie Review

Moana is one of my most anticipated movies of the year, back since the unveiling of the new princess last fall. Disney’s latest addition, put together by a team of directors including Ron Clements and John Musker, who’ve brought us some of my favorite films like Aladdin and Princess and the Frog, adds another instant-classic […]