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What it Means to be Human ANIMATIONWorld

Re-VIEW: Love, Death, Robots + Revelation

Volume 2 of Netflix’s ‘Love, Death + Robots’ animated anthology challenges us to see reality through new eyes, encouraging us to be curious and reflect on the intimate connection between beauty and death, and what it means to be human.

The Superpowers of Ordinary People ANIMATIONWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ - Using Art to Save the World

Knowing ourselves and understanding reality through art, where we often express our weirdness, is what gives all of us ordinary people our superpowers. 

The Healing Power of Hope ANIMATIONWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘If Anything Happens I Love You’

Two parents’ sudden, heartbreaking loss becomes ours in Michael Govier and Will McCormack’s animated short that ultimately fulfills us with the healing power of hope.

Reviews ANIMATIONWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘Soul’ and the Cinematic Empathy Machine

Directors Pete Docter and Kemp Powers invite audiences to ponder their own life choices, forging a link between storyteller and spectator that reaffirms the emotional power of cinema.

MPC VFXWorld

How MPC Animated the High-Flying Elephant for Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’

From defying gravity to expressing emotion in a believable way, reality was key for animation supervisor Catherine Mullan and the team of artists at MPC.

Disney Blogs

REVIEW: Disney’s ‘Dumbo’ Remake is ‘Pure Burton’

By Joe Strike | Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 4:25pm

In the absence of talking animals, director Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ works in plot points and references to the original film in very clever ways that fans of the original will recognize without feeling forced.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode XXV - Please Be Honest

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. This week he wonders if animation film reviews are critical enough.

animated short films ANIMATIONWorld

Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: The Frog, The Dog, and The Devil

Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. This week he screens a golden oldie from 1986, The Frog, The Dog, and The Devil.

animated short films ANIMATIONWorld

Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: 'Fast Film'

Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. This week screens Virgil Widrich's trippy 2003 tribute to Hollywood, Fast Film.