Tag Archives: Animated Films

Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: Norm of the North!

Baltimore people, tourists can really put a crimp in your city time, amirite? Everybody trying to hit the Aquarium at the same time.  Crowding around the penguin exhibit at the Zoo.  And let’s not forget trying to spend a little … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: The Good Dinosaur!

Pixar.  Disney-Pixar.  Yay?  Definitely yay!  Monsters, Inc., The Incredibles, Up, Inside Out, and one of my all-time favorites of the universe, WALL-E. And Disney-Pixar’s got a new one coming at’cha, called The Good Dinosaur.  Synopsis! “The Good Dinosaur” asks the … Continue reading

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31 in 31 – Hotel Transylvania 2

Kids version time!  This film is first up because 1) this movie is still in theaters, and 2) hello; I love Hotel Transylvania.  So let’s get started. “We don’t need to kill anymore.  We’ve got Pop Tarts.” Story: Drac loves … Continue reading

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Hotel Transylvania 2: Images and first-look trailer!

Hotel Transylvania was adorable.  And it has the best, cutest bat ever.  So bring forth Hotel Transylvania 2!  Synopsis?  Got one. When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad (Mel Brooks) arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Book of Life

Nutshell: I give The Book of Life an A-.  A bouncy, fizzy-fun animated pic about a cool but little-understood (in the USA) Mexican holiday.  Wonderful voice performances and gorgeous animation will please young and old alike, and the songs will … Continue reading

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Wreck-it Ralph: Oscar buzz and the making of an animated film

So, the Academy Award nominations were announced last week, and there are plenty of surprises along with the sure things. But I do love me the Animated Feature and Animated Short categories (though my true loves are the makeup and … Continue reading

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