The short and the short of it: The playfully meaningful animation of Train Project

(courtesy Homework Radio (c) Luhan Wang) What a magical world is woven in the few all-too-short minutes of Train Project, the thesis film submitted by Luhan Wang for Sheridan College Bachelor of Animation 2022. Vivaciously colourful and exhibiting near-instant but fulsome worldbuilding, this gem of an animated short film gives Continue Reading

Hello civilisation! Krapopolis brings gods, humans and monsters together in a gloriously funny tale of animated proto-urbanity (with pigs)

(courtesy IMDb) SNAPSHOTSet in mythical ancient Greece, Krapopolis tells the story of a dysfunctional family of humans, gods and monsters trying to run one of the world’s first cities, while also trying their best to not kill each other in the process. The series features the voices of Emmy Award-winner Continue Reading

Let’s celebrate glorious uniqueness with Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie

(courtesy IMDb 9c) AppleTV+) SNAPSHOTOne-of-a-Kind Marcie follows Marcie, an introvert who loves her solitude but also enjoys helping her friends. As they train for the school golf championship, Marcie assists Peppermint Patty as her caddie, offering thoughtful and deliberate advice to help her win. Meanwhile, after coming up with brilliant Continue Reading

A fresh bunch of shorts: I am Groot debuts season two trailer and poster

(courtesy IMP Awards) SNAPSHOTThe troublemaking twig returns to mischief in the second season of I Am Groot. This time, Baby Groot finds himself exploring the universe and beyond aboard the Guardians’ spaceships, coming face-to-face—or nose-to-nose—with new and colorful creatures and environments. Vin Diesel is back as the voice of Groot Continue Reading

Looney Tunes is total comic mayhem … and gorgeous, inspired background art too

(courtesy The Gaze/YouTube (c) Warner Bros. Discovery) SNAPSHOTWhen you strip Looney Tunes from all its characters and movement and music, you discover this hidden dimension filled with beautiful images that are abandoned, silent, and kind of creepy sometimes. It’s the complete opposite of what Looney Tunes is. Filled with life Continue Reading

“This musical resistance needs us, Ernest!” Trailer drops for the adorable Ernest and Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia (Ernest et Célestine: Le voyage en Charabie)

(courtesy IMP Awards) SNAPSHOTErnest and Celestine return in this delightful, joyous follow-up to their first Academy Award-nominated adventure, about a bear and a mouse as the unlikeliest of friends. Ernest remains an ursine troubadour dedicated to a life of music and art, and his constant grouchiness is softened by the Continue Reading