This week we venture into the weird world of stop-motion animation with special guest Elspeth "LP" McRobb of the Felons on Film podcast, as we discuss Paranorman and its delightful score by Jon Brion.
Includes links to three of the nominees!
This week, we go back to a time before even Alex was around to watch movies in order to review Max Steiner's groundbreaking score to 1933's King Kong.
The newest gorgeously animated feature from groundbreaking Laika (BoxTrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings) arrives in theatres this weekend, to tell a tall tale about a lonely sasquatch and the intrepid explorer who befriends him. But should you take your kids to see it?
Isle of Dogs continues Wes Anderson's harmonious marriage of formalism and silliness.
The stop-motion studio that has given us Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls just turned 10. We speak with their Brand Manager Mark Shapiro about the studio's past, present and future.
John Landis , known for directing comedy classics like The Blues Brothers, has a lifelong love of stop-motion animation, particularly the work of Ray Harryhausen.
To celebrate TIFF's upcoming Magic Motion: The Art of Stop-Motion Animation film retrospective we've assembled a list of some of the most important, impressive and interesting moments in the history of stop-motion animation.
Anomalisa TIFF 2015 Review
In the age of the omnipresent CG animated film and vapid big budget spectacle, it’s incredibly refreshing to see a lovingly handcrafted stop-motion animated movie like ParaNorman come along. We had a chance to speak with directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell earlier this year, and talked about the talented young cast of the film, the directors' own experiences with bullying, ParaNorman's relationship to the horror genre, the importance of zombies, and much more.
In the age of the omnipresent CG animated film and vapid big budget spectacle, it's incredibly refreshing to see a lovingly handcrafted stop-motion animated movie like ParaNorman come along. We had a chance to speak with directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell earlier this year, and talked about the "John Carpenter meets John Hughes" origins of the film, how technology has helped make stop-frame animation more practical, and much more.
Part Three of Sasha’s Tim Burton Takes Toronto follows the last leg of her Burton Blitz -- the “animation detour” that is James and the Giant Peach and The Nightmare before Christmas.
When I was 10 years old my mother introduced my brother and me to Ray Harryhausen. We watched Jack the Giant Killer, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and other films featuring Harryhausen’s amazing stop-motion effects. By this point in my life I was already well versed in the works of George […]