Tag Archives: Animation Film

Loving Vincent (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): An impressionistic animation film a la Van Gogh

Animation feature film “Loving Vincent” gave me one of the most colorful experiences of this year. Vividly and authentically recreating that recognizable oil painting style of Vincent van Gogh, the film puts us right into its stylish world filled with … Continue reading

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Despicable Me 3 (2017) ☆☆(2/4): When he meets his twin brother

A few weeks ago, one movie critic I have known said that he was not sure about whether he really watched “Despicable Me 3”, and now I can understand his confusion after watching “Despicable Me 3” two days ago. As … Continue reading

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Cars 3 (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Vehicles running on a clichéd route

“Cars 3” is a surprisingly conventional sequel from Pixar Animation Studios. While I chuckled several times along with a few audiences around me, it did not excite and amuse me enough during my viewing, and I walked out of the … Continue reading

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My Life as a Zucchini (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Meet Courgette and his friends

It is always delightful to watch simple, sweet animation films like “My Life as a Zucchini”, which was selected as the Official submission of Switzerland for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2017 Academy awards in last year … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): A tale as old as time…

This may sound contradictory to you, but the main highlights of “Beauty and the Beast”, another live action remake film from the Walt Disney Company, often feel like the weakest things in the movie. The movie is indeed enchanting and … Continue reading

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The Red Turtle (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): A wordless fable on the island

“The Red Turtle”, an animation feature film co-produced by Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli, looks as simple as its allegoric fantasy fable. Wholly driven by images and sounds without any dialogue during its 80-minute running time, this is surely your … Continue reading

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Trolls (2016) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): They sing, dance, and hug a lot….

Animation feature film “Trolls” is as bright, fluffy, and chirpy as it can be during its 92-minute running time, and that is all. While it serves us with not only many colorful sequences which will exalt young audience but also … Continue reading

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