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animated films

Soccer Buddies

Soccer Buddies

Early Man by Hope Madden There is something adorably British about Nick Parks’s latest plasticine adventure, Early Man. No I am not being condescending. It’s animated. It’s supposed to be…read more →

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

Ferdinand by Hope Madden I’m thrilled to announce that Ferdinand, the new animated feature from Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age, Rio), did not ruin my childhood. Whew! The story of a…read more →

Shell Shocked

Shell Shocked

The Red Turtle (La Tortue Rouge) by Hope Madden Life, death, the natural world and the redemptive love of a redhead – all excellent topics, all simply but beautifully explored…read more →

Abs-olutely Fabulous

Abs-olutely Fabulous

The LEGO Batman Movie by Christie Robb This year’s spin-off of 2014’s The LEGO Movie centers on Batman—the brooding solitary vigilante with the wonderful toys and the nine-pack abs. We catch…read more →

Boy Meets World

Boy Meets World

Boy and the World by Hope Madden Often a joyous riot of colors and sounds, and just as often a somber and spare smattering of dehumanizing imagery, Boy and the…read more →