Richard Linklater’s 2001 rotoscope experiment gets lost in philosophical aimlessness.
Our monthly TV podcast returns to find Bikini Bottom’s favored son for the twentieth anniversary of Nick’s seminal kid’s show.
Marvel’s web-crawler predictably holds the box office, while The Farewell puts up a respectable showing for an A24 dramedy.
Last weekend saw poor performance for the latest Conjuring flick, in a summer of diminishing returns for franchise sequels.
This weekend’s box office bode ill for Pixar’s Toy Story 4, which performed under expectations, and Child’s Play kicks off a modest opener.
Pixar’s fourth trip into the toybox opens up fascinating existential questions while maintaining its delightful core of childlike whimsy.
The sequel to the popular 2016 film has its characters learning new tricks, but its overabundance of plot and characters neuter its message.
Miyazaki’s animated classic effortlessly blends magical realism with a relatable coming-of-age story about building community.
In 1988, Hayao Miyazaki found a bright, adorable way to explore the freedom and exuberance of childhood, and invites adults to see it anew.
Before Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki honed his craft on one of the liveliest anime action-adventures of all time.
While this animated kid’s film carries its titular dolls’ message of loving your imperfections, the end result is still a little too safe.
Laika’s latest mixes action, humor & message in a great family movie.
While the macabre stop-motion animation of this animated anthology is sweet, its approach to colonialism leaves a bitter taste in the mouth.
The composer talks about scoring the final season of Disney’s animated adventure and crafting a theme for NBC’s […]
Nickelodeon’s latest family film is a boilerplate adventure that roller-coasts on its own basic competence.
Henry Selick’s stop-motion holiday fable is a spooky classic, thanks to Tim Burton’s macabre quirks and an array of catchy tunes.
The Hungarian animated film is a stunningly psychedelic dive into art and film history.
Closing out Dreamworks’ trilogy of high-flying Viking adventures, The Hidden World offers a satisfying cap to the trials of Hiccup and Toothless.