Tag: Animation

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Roundtable 13: Castlevania Versus Grown-Up Animation

The glory of bloody cartoons! With Chris unavailable, Frank, Eric, and Dimitri discuss the latest news in entertainment, including a fourth entry in the Men in Black franchise, a new Stephen King TV adaptation, and an animated show based on

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Inside Out (2015)

It occurs to me that Pete Docter doesn’t make animated kids’ movies. He makes family films in the purest sense of the word, addressing children…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.5

Cinderella (2015)

It’s become so fashionable of late to pan the old Disney hits for their outdated gender dynamics. To me, that’s like calling Citizen Kane (1941)…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

I don’t think anyone could have predicted just how smart and engrossing How to Train Your Dragon (2010) would turn out. It had, after all,…

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Don’t F with the Original: How to Train Your Dragon

An amazing kids’ movie with a dirty, dirty name! To commemorate the release of How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) in theatres, Nick and Dimitri review

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Don’t F with the Original: Sleeping Beauty

The movie we saw once upon a dream! To commemorate the release of Maleficent (2014), Nick and Dimitri review the Disney classic director Robert Stromberg aims

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Don’t F with the Original: Rio

A love-letter to Brazil! To commemorate the release of Rio 2 (or perhaps bemoan it), Nick and Dimitri review Carlos Saldanha’s delightful and highly personal

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

The Wind Rises (2013)

Once upon a time, I asked a girl out to see Spirited Away (2001) with me. In my enthusiasm, I described Miyazaki Hayao as Japan’s…

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Top Three: Overrated Cartoon Series

Part two of our conversation on television animation! After an awkward introduction, Nick and Dimitri each list their top three overrated cartoons on television. For a more positive take on the topic

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Top Three: Underrated Cartoon Series

In our most awkward episode ever, Nick and Dimitri discuss what they like about Saturday morning cartoons and television animation in general. Then they each list

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