Tag Archives: animation

La Belle et la Bête

Fairytales transcend not just generations but cultures. Which may explain why La Belle et la Bête exists in so many guises and confronts so many issues.

Spirited Away

Animation is not a genre, and not all cartoons are for children. So how did Hayao Miyazaki deliver a classic family film with so much adult content?

The Most Influential Films Ever Made – Part One

The films that really changed the course of cinema are often the ones few people have seen.

Persepolis

How do you make a film relating your experiences of the Islamic Revolution in Iran? If you’re Marjane Satrapi you use animation to tackle the subject.

Jazz in Film

If jazz really is the authentic American art form, why are there so few great jazz movies? No matter, at least there are dozens of great jazz soundtracks.

Memento

Christopher Nolan’s time-warping mind-bending classic left many audiences very confused. But the director left more than enough clues to make sense of it.

Frozen

Just how do Disney keep making such enormous hits? The elements of Frozen give away a very big clue: films for women about women supporting women.


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