I finally complete Tomm Moore's "Irish trilogy" with Cartoon Saloon's evocative debut feature
Dedicated to the following artists, all of whom have passed away since January 2020 (artists honoured on the previous anniversary post are not included): Károly Gesztesi, Brice Armstrong, Zsolt Richly, Kobe Bryant, Ron McLarty, Ron Haddrick, Yoshisada Sakaguchi, Jason Davis, Hisashi Katsuta, Kazuhiko Kishino, Luis Alfonso Mendoza, Atsushi Ii, Hiroshi Masuoka, William Dufris, Juan Padrón, Paul Haddad, Keiji Fujiwara, Danny Goldman, Ann Sullivan, Gene Deitch, Fred Willard, Ian Holm, Kelly Asbury, Malcolm Terris, Hubert Gagnon, Mel Winkler, Katsuhisa Hattori, Roberto Draghetti, Norm Spencer, Joe Ruby, Kōsei Tomita, Sue C. Nichols, Marge Champion, Kirby Morrow, Ken Spears, David Lander, Doug Crane, Tuck Tucker, Hal Holbrook, Cloris Leachman, Larry King, Jim MacGeorge, Dale Baer, Ron Campbell, Christopher Plummer, Shūichirō Moriyama, Masako Sugaya, James Levine, Jacques Frantz, Yasuo Ōtsuka and Mark Elliott. Each of these men and women contributed greatly to the world of animation – they will be sorely missed, and fondly remembered.
A polarising exploration of one of the cornerstones of Hindu faith
Hiromasa Yonebayashi delivers one of Ghibli's most beautiful aesthetic experiences
Let's celebrate one of Japan's greatest directors with an exploration of his 2013 swansong and masterpiece (dedicated to Isao Takahata, 1935-2018)
Let's show some love to this beautiful character study in growing up from Ghibli's unknown master. This article is dedicated to Isao Takahata (1935-2018).
My first experience with Satoshi Kon has left my head in a whirl, so this might not be the most coherent review!
Fall in love with one of Disney's most beautiful and inventive shorts
Be swept up in the romance of the biggest non-Ghibli anime film ever released (just try to ignore the plot holes). With the completion of my first reader's request, I wish you all happy holidays and look forward to welcoming you again in 2021!
Does this French surrealist masterpiece, stuck in development hell for decades, still hold up on its fortieth anniversary?