Adventure Time Distant Lands: BMO (K DAY 2020)

I was a little skeptical whether a fan-favorite side character was going to be able to carry a 40-minute special but gosh darn BMO is just adorable. I think this is the perfect way to revive Adventure Time and HBO Max might of hit a nice nugget for its original content. This special reminded me … Continue reading Adventure Time Distant Lands: BMO (K DAY 2020)

Princess Mononoke (K DAY 2020)

I missed the ability to watch this with a childish wonderment…and chance for trauma but I don’t feel any particular connection or attachment to Princess Mononoke. Yet, ask me to describe it, the first words out of my mouth are “beautiful masterpiece”. Incredibly nuanced with mature storytelling that it’s a remarkable thing to witness. You’re … Continue reading Princess Mononoke (K DAY 2020)

Kiki’s Delivery Service – A Taste of Something Familiar

How’s this for a cold open: Kiki’s Delivery Service has an astounding 97% on the good old Rotten Tomatoes. It has one rotten review that has it at a 2/4. This one negative review is from certainly an interesting critic; look no further than their 2016 Best & Worst Films. The same year that: Zootopia, … Continue reading Kiki’s Delivery Service – A Taste of Something Familiar

Producer’s Cap: How Do We Check Into ‘Hazbin Hotel’?

Looks like the Deviantart OC's have been let loose! For those unaware Hazbin Hotel is an animation pilot that has over 11 million views on YouTube in just two weeks since being upload to show creator Vivziepop's channel. Hazbin Hotel takes place in the depths of hell as the Princess of Hell decides to rehabilitate … Continue reading Producer’s Cap: How Do We Check Into ‘Hazbin Hotel’?

Ready Up For A Bit of the Ultra ‘Violence Voyager’

Have you ever laid your eyes on something so strange and repulsive that it makes your skin crawl a bit? For me that was my initial reaction to when I first gazed upon this “thing” from Ujicha’s Violence Voyager. This odd-looking fetus Golem with some boom box shaped head and the eyes of a salted … Continue reading Ready Up For A Bit of the Ultra ‘Violence Voyager’

All Aboard the ‘Infinity Train’ – Every Episode Review (Part 1)

Given that the previous mini-series experiment of Cartoon Network in Over the Garden Wall became something that tickles a soft spot in my heart. A show that I’d consider to be one of my favorite animated series; you know I was certainly interested in another mini-series. Following with another simple frame structure narrative and a … Continue reading All Aboard the ‘Infinity Train’ – Every Episode Review (Part 1)

An Anime ‘Community’? – The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Review

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is a delightful show that after finishing the marvel that is the series film/holiday special The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya I’m glad I decided to check out. I will try my best to represent the show as it’s always fun to try to describe an atypical show with its own … Continue reading An Anime ‘Community’? – The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Review

Missing Halloween – 31 SPOOKS of October FINALE ( HAPPY HALLOWEEN!)

We finally made it Halloween everyone, the spookiest day of the year. To celebrate the occasion, I just don’t have final animation, but arguably one of the best, that from the very beginning I knew was going to be in the 31 Spooks, was arguable one of the convincing few that convinced me to make … Continue reading Missing Halloween – 31 SPOOKS of October FINALE ( HAPPY HALLOWEEN!)

Don’t Be Caught ‘Gnome Alone’? (Review)

I'm only reviewing this because I'm producing the sequel, Country Roads, Take Me Gnome. It's a road trip movie... but with gnomes. WHAT EVERYONE WANTS! Haha just...why did I watch this?? Netflix wanted to respond to all you Luke Cage and Iron Fist fans and delivery you something to keep your subscription and that's apparently....Gnome … Continue reading Don’t Be Caught ‘Gnome Alone’? (Review)

Voodon’t – 31 SPOOKS of October

Okay so voodon’t get confused, because I voodon’t want you to be confused. Voodon’t think the main image are the primary animation discussed today is VooDon’t a character animation demo from Kris Rizardo. VooDon’t is not Voodon’t the 4-minute animation about a voodoo doll that comes to life by Deanna Werthauer. So to summarize voodon’t … Continue reading Voodon’t – 31 SPOOKS of October

Little Quentin – 31 SPOOKS of October

Good animation takes a village, this animation is incredible so congrats to all these hardworking people who dedicated their time on working on it. Little Quentin, animated short film has been directed by Albert 't Hooft & Paco Vink. Art Direction: Paco Vink. Animators: Paco Vink, David de Rooij, Jelle Brunt, Yi 'Shadow Master' Zhao … Continue reading Little Quentin – 31 SPOOKS of October

Who’s Hungry? – 31 SPOOKS of October

* May Contain scenes of violence not suitable for all audiences. Viewer Discretion is Advised * I scream, you scream who wouldn’t scream for some ice cream? Especially when the ice cream man may not be such a jovial fella. As simplistic as Who’s Hungry is there’s something about the sketchbook shading, choppy frame rate, … Continue reading Who’s Hungry? – 31 SPOOKS of October

The Maker – 31 SPOOKS of October

It is rare to find something as delightfully macabre as Zealous Creative’s stop motion animation The Maker. Producers Christopher and Christine Kezelos execute a gorgeous and stunning little bottle story that takes our cute (slightly off-putting) bunny doll fellow and without explicitly explaining much it’s clear that he is challenged in some sort of race … Continue reading The Maker – 31 SPOOKS of October

Children’s Toys/ No Monsters – 31 SPOOKS of October

Welcome to Autodale, a safe home for you and me. Robots are our friends and with their help order and harmony is achieved. How beautiful it is to grow up in such a … perfect governed state.  David James Armsby created two shorts in this city of the future that illustrated the way robots and … Continue reading Children’s Toys/ No Monsters – 31 SPOOKS of October

There’s A Man in the Woods – 31 SPOOKS of October

Is there a man in your woods… well then you better go catch him. Kids, they certainly have their overactive imagination and while this may lead to a few white lies it’s not like they’re hurting anyone right? The short was produced during Jacob Streilein’s time at Cal-Arts and while talent was bound to be … Continue reading There’s A Man in the Woods – 31 SPOOKS of October