M. Hulot’s Holiday (1953)

M. Hulot’s Holiday (1953) – Was I just having an off day or what? I feel like I should have liked this movie much more than I did. All I really got out of it was a sense of detached amusement for some parts. I was a big fan of Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist, which … Continue reading

The Simpsons – “Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts”

The Simpsons – “Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts” Let it first be said, the couch gag by Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi was so demented it will haunt my dreams (in a good way). Between this and last year’s Banksy opening, are they going to be doing more of this type of thing? … Continue reading

The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

The Triplets of Belleville (2003) — Sylvain Chomet is some kind of mad genius and this film is a testament to why tradition two dimensional animation will never die. It is hard to describe this movie. It is pretty much something that as to be seen for itself. It is the tale of a grandmother … Continue reading

The Illusionist (2010)

The Illusionist (2010) — SECOND REVIEW [On DVD] I love this movie. FIRST REVIEW [In Theaters] No one really makes silent films anymore and I think that’s a shame. Sure you could argue that the invention of synchronized sound rendered silent film obsolete, but you could make the same argument about the invention of color … Continue reading