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Horton Hears A Who! (2008)

First published by Film4 Synopsis: This feature-length children’s film uses state-of-the-art CGI to imagine the mannered worlds of Dr Seuss. The voice cast includes Jim Carrey and Steve Carell. Review: When Theodor … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

First published by EyeforFilm If good adaptation involves a conversation between artists that respects both the similarities and the differences between them, then Fantastic Mr. Fox is one of the … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Renaissance (2006)

First published by EyeforFilm When a talented and ambitious young geneticist called Ilona Tasuiev (voiced by Romola Garai) is violently abducted in a car park, the DA’s office turns to … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Persepolis (2007)

First published by EyeforFilm A modern young woman enters Paris’ Orly airport, dons a veil in the bathroom, and joins a queue for flights to Tehran – but just as … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Waltz With Bashir (2008)

Review first published by Film4 Synopsis: In Ari Folman’s feature-length animated documentary, the filmmaker and one-time soldier sets out to reconstruct his repressed memories of the First Lebanon War. Review: Documentaries are … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

Review first published by Film4 Synopsis: There are madcap penguins, a secret arctic agency, and a grudge-bearing octopus mastermind in this 3D animated spinoff from the Madagascar franchise. Review: “I reject nature!” … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

Review first published by Film4 Synopsis: Dean DeBlois, co-writer and co-director of How To Train Your Dragon, flies solo with this more adult animated Viking adventure sequel. Review: In the … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rio 2 (2014)

Review first published by Film4 Synopsis: A family of rare blue macaws discovers it is a little less endangered in this animated, Amazon-set sequel from the makers of Ice Age. … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rio (2011)

Review first published by EyeforFilm It is a jungle out there in the world of animated animals, and sometimes only the fittest – or at least the fastest – survive … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Lego Movie (2014)

Review first published by Film4. Synopsis: Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs) bring the Lego multiverse to comic life in this animated adventure. Review: Lego’s … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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