Heavy Metal Man French filmmaker Rene Laloux began his professional career working in a psychiatric hospital. It was there that he developed an interest in film making and worked on short film projects with some of the patients. The notoriety the work attained soon brought Laloux into contact […]
So far 2 episodes of the NHK documentary 10 Years With Hayao Miyazaki are online. Watch here. “An exclusive 4-part documentary chronicling the creative process of the legendary Japanese filmmaker. He is shown as a passionate artisan, a steadfast trailblazer, and a father butting heads with his son.”
Bilge Ebiri writes about the history of hairless cats on film. “Before I proceed, some disclosure: I have a Cornish Rex that, while not technically hairless, looks very much like a space alien to people, even other cat owners. Though not much of a cuddler, she is absurdly […]
“Time to put on your behind the scenes glasses and dive into the Spider-Verse one more time! The animation team behind the Academy Award winning, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, have re-assembled (after some well earned time off) to reminisce and share insight into the animation process.” Cue up […]
At first it was the way the bears were stacked atop each other that appealed to me. I’d see ads for We Bare Bears while watching other shows and think, “That is adorable and appealing.” Their shape, the color arrangement. Just the whole stacking thing. But one weekend […]
The New York Times has a nice video breakdown of a scene in Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse.
I’ll try to do this without too many plot elements, but be aware, there will be plot elements in my piece. Near the beginning of Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), Miles Morales father says to Miles, while driving him to school, “With […]