Category: animation

Incredibles 2 [2018] ★★★

It took 14 years for writer-director Brad Bird to cook-up a sequel to his smash hit “The Incredibles”, but as a fan of the first film, it was well worth the wait. “Incredibles 2” is just as funny, fast-paced and entertaining as its predecessor. Like every Disney/Pixar film, […]

Isle Of Dogs [2018] ★★★½

 Anyone who’s been following this blog for the past few years probably knows that I love Wes Anderson and stop-motion animation. Anderson explored this territory before in 2009’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox”, and he’s at it again with the beautiful “Isle of Dogs”, a love letter to dogs and […]

Coco [2017] ★★★½

 I feel bad for missing out on “Coco” on the week of its release, but now that I’ve seen it I can finally weigh in on this extraordinary film from Disney/Pixar. The concept itself is unprecedented, which makes “Coco” even more original than any animated film I’ve seen […]

The Boss Baby [2017] ★★½

 Despite its paper-thin plot, there’s something charming and irresistible about “The Boss Baby”, starring Alec Baldwin as a baby spy on a secret mission. Sent from a company called “Baby Corp” as the newborn baby brother of 7 year old Tim, Boss Baby must keep his identity safe […]

Sing [2016] ★★½

 From the trailer and the poster you’d expect an animated picture filled with music and colorful characters. And “Sing” is exactly that, with music ranging from Frank Sinatra to modern, popular songs that kids and their parents will most certainly recognize. While the finished product is likable and enjoyable, […]