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
When Happiness Weeps
A few nights ago, our family gathered to watch the Pixar animated movie Inside Out. All of the emotions are animated characters with their own sets of strengths and flaws.
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
From John Wilson, editor of Books & Culture.
endnotes), but it is an unflaggingly interesting account of a tormented genius, neither hagiographic (Swift “took the freedom to berate as one of his basic liberties”) nor animated by a
Why ‘The Secret of Kells’ is a Perfect Christmastime Movie
The film is a gorgeous reminder of the beauty of God that waits beyond our walls of fear.
Where it's safe. Brendan, the young ninth-century hero in the 2007 animated feature The Secret of Kells, has learned similar lessons. Be safe. So begins this extraordinary animated film.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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
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
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.