The genius director of Inside Out and other Pixar favorites shows off the power of animated storytelling.
The genius director of Inside Out and other Pixar favorites shows off the power of animated storytelling. Pete Docter. Pete Docter. The genius director of
The Secret Life of Pets
A pleasant enough re-tread of every animated movie featuring talking animals that you've ever seen.
A pleasant enough re-tread of every animated movie featuring talking animals that you've ever seen. The Secret Life of Pets. A pleasant enough re-tread
Our Need for Friendly Giants
How 'The BFG' rekindles our dream of the divine.
Our Need for Friendly Giants. How 'The BFG' rekindles our dream of the divine. Jeffrey Overstreet/ October 12, 2016. Our Need for Friendly Giants. Our Need for Friendly Giants.
What to Make of the First Presidential Debate
Things we're reading and discussing this week.
We've long understood that our Founding Fathers weren't Christians in the CT sense, but historians agree that a Judeo-Christian framework animated their aspirations.
Hotel Transylvania 2
A not-so-beloved original gets a much better sequel.
action and rude humor.). Genre Animated, Children. Directed By Genndy Tartakovsky. Run Time 1 hour 29 minutes. Cast Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg
The Japanese Bible series has sold more than the Jesus Storybook Bible. So why is it not taking off in Japan?
Asia. More than 150,000 copies have been sold in the United States; in Australia, 25 “episodes” are being animated for distribution through a Bible app.
Morning Roundup 6/2/15
Pastors' Spouses; Time-lapse of NYC; Getting Attention in the Christian Blogosphere
If you are interested in the history of New York City, here is a wonderful 500 year animated timelapse video from the perspective of the new One World Trade Center.
A new twist on the tale of the Christ.
And the animated film from 2003. (I'm probably missing some others.) But Wyler's film is the best-known version, and this new version could never hope to escape its orbit.
Kubo and the Two Strings
A boy, a monkey, a beetle, and a lot of origami.
Laika, the studio which produced the film, also made Coraline, Corpse Bride, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls—all animated films aimed at kids, but with a thread of darkness running
Tribeca Film Festival 2016 Round-Up
Movies about humor and disappointment, inequality and autism, celebrity and Scientology.
services throughout the year. Here are my picks. 'Life, Animated'. Life, Animated. Roger Ross Williams. US theatrical release: July 8, 2016. A good candidate
A raunchy anti-Veggie Tales with surprising takes on atheism, faith, and tolerance.
A surprising amount. Columbia Pictures. 'Sausage Party'. It's being touted as the first R-rated computer-animated film, and boy does it earn the rating.
You can’t please all of the people all of the time—or can you?
elements and some action.). Genre Animated, Family. Directed By Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen. Run Time 1 hour 35 minutes. Cast Amy Poehler, Phyllis
Big Hero 6
It's plenty of fun for kids, but it ends up being a good time without ever really being a good movie.
elements.). Genre Animated. Directed By Don Hall, Chris Williams. Run Time 1 hour 42 minutes. Cast Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, TJ Miller.
The Critics Roundup: "The November Man" and "The Congress"
What the critics are saying about Pierce Brosnan’s return to the silver spy screen and Robin Wright’s animated political flick.
What the critics are saying about Pierce Brosnan's return to the silver spy screen and Robin Wright's animated political flick. The Critics Roundup: "The