Tag Archives: Animation Film

Vivo (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Not as colorful or lively as its music background

Netflix animation film “Vivo”, which was released on last Friday, is not as colorful or memorable as required by its music background, and that is a shame considering a number of notable talented folks assembled here for its production. While … Continue reading

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Luca (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Pixar’s little Italian summer retreat

Pixar animation film “Luca” is a little crisp piece of work with some nice local period flavor to be appreciated. Although it is rather modest compared to Pixar Animation Studios’ more ambitious films such as “Wall-E” (2008) or “Inside Out” … Continue reading

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Climbing (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her and Her

South Korean animation film “Climbing” is a dark and unnerving psychological thriller revolving around certain kinds of female fear. While you may often scratch your head for grasping what is exactly happening to its rather unreliable heroine, the film steadily … Continue reading

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The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): One wacky family adventure

Animation feature film “The Mitchells vs. the Machines”, which was released on Netflix on last Friday, is wacky, speedy, and colorful from the beginning to the end, and it may be pretty dizzy and exhausting for some of you. As … Continue reading

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Over the Moon (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): An forgettable family animation film from Netflix

Animation film “Over the Moon”, which was released on Netflix in last October, is so familiar and predictable to the core that my mind often went somewhere outside the film throughout its 100-minute running time. Although it initially draws our … Continue reading

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Soul (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Another sublime Pixar animation film

“Soul”, the latest work from Pixar Animation Studios, is funny and sublime in its seemingly simple tale of life and music. Although it does not reach to the level of those great Pixar animation films such as “Up” (2009), “Inside … Continue reading

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Wolfwalkers (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): An enchanting animation film packed with wolves

Animation feature film “Wolfwalkers” is a sheer pleasure for your eyes. As a cell animation film full of mood and details, the film is packed with numerous gorgeous moments to dazzle and impress you in addition to being quite engaging … Continue reading

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Funan (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A poignant animation film about the Cambodian genocide

Denis Do’s animation feature film “Funan” tells us a dark but ultimately poignant tale of human cruelty and resilience. Loosely inspired by Do’s family history associated with the Khmer Rouge revolution in Cambodia during the late 1970s, the movie often … Continue reading

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Trolls World Tour (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Here come more trolls

Animation feature film “Trolls World Tour”, which is an expected sequel to “Trolls” (2016), is packed with lots of colorful and fluffy stuffs in addition to various of types of music as required. During its first 30 minutes, I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Marona’s Fantastic Tale (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A dog’s life

French animation feature film “Marona’s Fantastic Tale” is a remarkable piece of work to be admired and appreciated for many good reasons. While there is a certain undercurrent of sadness and melancholy around its story and characters, the film often … Continue reading

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