It is rare that a film can seem to be poetry, and that may be even more difficult when the film has no dialogue. Yet The Red Turtle manages to be just that.
Yesterday I had a really interesting sandwich: a dark brooding film from one of my favorite Romanian directors placed between two animated films.
Yes, it’s a children’s story. Yes, it’s animated. And yes, it may make you want to be a child again. Hopefully you’ll remember how to do that.
Like Odysseus, Dory is on a journey to get home. The difference is that Odysseus knew where he was going. Dory is just following a longing for the family she remembers she once had.
The Jungle Book is Disney’s new high-tech live-action (sort of) remake of their 1967 animated film based on Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 book. The new version tries to find a middle path between the more light-hearted earlier film, and the darker, more mythic Kipling story.
Will science and technology be our salvation? Of course, the obvious response is: has it yet? For every advancement we make through science, there is price to be paid or an abuse of that discovery.
This week on the show, ScreenFish writer, Darrel Manson and Steve Norton talk about the racial barriers between lions, foxes and bunnies (Oh my!) in Disney’s ZOOTOPIA! Want to continue to conversation at home? Click the link below to download ‘Fishing for More’ — some small group questions for you to bring to those in… [Read More]
The third season of Netflix’ VeggieTales in the House will premiere on March 25, just in time for Easter. Bob, Larry, and all the veggie housemates return for more faith-based adventures learning what it means to be the best friends they can be. In addition, there will be lessons on being a good listener, not… [Read More]
In the late ’80s/early ’90s, the best television show was Disney’s DuckTales, hands down! It is, after all, Emmy Award winning! The new DuckTales will be part of the Disney XD line up and will premiere in 2017. Marc Buhaj, Senior Vice President, Programming and General Manger, Disney XD, made the announcement: “DuckTales has a special place… [Read More]
I think one of the most impressive things about Zootopia is not its animation quality (which is very good) or its storyline (which is certainly worthy of the Disney trademark), but the prescience of the filmmakers to have this film coming out when it does.