The short and the short of it: Love burns fiercely if shyly in Extinguished

SNAPSHOTIn a world where flames represent love, it’s easy to get your heart burned. (courtesy YouTube (c) Ashley Anderson and Jacob Mann) Being attracted to someone romantically is pretty exciting. All those swirly emotions, all that hope, those waves of thrilling possibility – it’s a delight! But sometimes, no oftentimes, Continue Reading

The short and the short of it: Spend some whimsical time with A Tennis Ball on His Day Off

SNAPSHOTA tennis ball reflects on aging, self-improvement, hustle culture, and his own impending mortality. But in a cute way. Tennis Ball on His Day Off is written and directed by animation filmmaker / 3D artist Julian Glander … This was commissioned by and produced by Cody Dematteis at [Adult Swim] Continue Reading

Not a protagonist was stirring, not even an anthropomorphic mouse … Merry Christmas to all and to all a good pop culture night!

It’s been a crazy, busy, pandemic-y year once again but even amongst all the stress and strain and plague, my hope, as it is every year, is that this Christmas … You will not find snowy monsters with big teeth pursuing you … but if you do, you’ll have good Continue Reading

Find your 30-ton piece of granite! Santa is coming to a snowy landscape near you in Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Special

The origins of Christmas, at least when it comes to the English versions of Santa and the reindeers and such – to be fair, the Bible has a pretty good lock on the religious side of proceedings – are as many and varied as those who choose to tell the Continue Reading

The festive short and the short of it: Duck the Halls – a Mickey Mouse Christmas Special

SNAPSHOTInstead of going South with his family and other duck friends, Donald stays behind with Mickey and the rest of his non-bird/duck friends to spend his first ever Christmas. During his stay, however, Donald soon starts to get sick from the cold weather while trying to enjoy the snow and Continue Reading

Grab your light sabers and your Bantha! We’re going on a LEGO Star Wars: Summer Vacation

Can you ever take a holiday from being a hero? That’s the question topmost on Rose Tico’s (Kelly Marie Tran) mind when everyone, and by everyone we mean a phalanx of Star Wars: Skywalker Saga including Finn (Omar Miller), Poe (Jake Green), Rey (Helen Sadler), R2-D2, C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) and Continue Reading

The short and the short of it: The skeletally charming heart of Rebooted

SNAPSHOTIt’s not easy for a movie-star to age – especially when you’re a stop motion animated skeleton monster. Phil, once a terrifying villain of the silver-screen, struggles to find work in modern Hollywood due to being an out-of-date special effect. Rebooted is written & directed by Australian filmmaker Michael Shanks Continue Reading

Time to head back to our favourite mammal metropolis! Zootopia+ drops trailer

SNAPSHOTZootopia+ heads back to the fast-paced mammal metropolis of Zootopia in a short-form streaming series that dives deeper into the lives of some of the Oscar-winning movie’s most intriguing residents, including: Fru Fru, the fashion-forward arctic shrew; ZPD dispatcher Clawhauser, the sweet-toothed cheetah; and Flash, the smiling sloth who’s full Continue Reading