The Fake Review: From Faith to Fate

Yeon Sangho becomes with his sophomore feature (after the equally blistering King of Pigs) one of the masters of contemporary adult animation.

Rocks in My Pockets Review: When Generations and Genes Collide

A tour de force of independent animation and autobiography triumph by Signe Baumane.

The Boxtrolls Review: Nostalgia Rules Stop-Motion

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Dickens, Hugo and Lewis Carroll vie for attention in the new stop-motion feature pastiche The Boxtrolls by LAIKA.

Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart Review

It could have been Pinocchio with a French twist, but Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart is more like an animated Romeo, and has its own charms and weaknesses.

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy Review

Noam Chomsky talks to Michel Gondry (in animation).

Aunt Hilda! Review: The Sense of Ecological Duty (And Beauty)

An enjoyable, environmental case against power accumulation from Folimage studio.

Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange A Rapid Love Story: FIlm Review

It is a love story, but too rapid. Film review for the Estonian stop-motion film Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: A Rapid Love Story.

Until Sbornia Do Us Part Review: Cultural Disaster from Outer Brazil

A new Brazilian animation feature talks about love, civilization and the need for cultural identity in a disaster setting. Review for the adventure satire Until Sbornia Do Us Part.

Truth has Fallen Review: Animating Miscarriages of Justice

The live-action/animated documentary Truth Has Fallen by Sheila Sofian animates in a powerful way the failures of the US judicial system.

The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead: Film Review

Not your ordinary animated characters. The new, Australian independent feature, The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead by Elliot Cowan. Film review.

My Mommy is in America, and She Met Buffalo Bill Review: Past Absence, Present Fantasies

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Marc Boréal et Thibaut Chatel direct a French retro drama that animates with a restrained technique intimate worries of a 6-year-old child.

From the Earth To the Moon Review: Warm Collage of Human Folly

Jules Verne adapted into a Greek animated feature. Review for Angelos Spartalis' collage animation film, From the Earth to the Moon.


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