Many of us watched those stop-action animation holiday specials on TV back in the 1970s, and we just did not think it could get any better. We looked forward to seeing the Rankin/Bass specials, but none of them could ever have prepared us for a much darker and creepier version that would come out two decades later. Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, just floored me the first time I saw it. This was just as computer graphic animation was just getting started, and I had not been able to see the first Toy Story movie before I had seen this. Even now, though the animations seem a little stiff compared to what we see in the latest releases, this movie never seems to stop being enjoyable. Read more...(762 words, 96 images, estimated 3:03 mins reading time)
A truly funny family film with just a touch of sadness to warm your heart. This film directed by Anthony Leondis is about a hunchback forced to be an Igor for an evil mad scientist named Dr. Glickenstein in the kingdom of Malaria. We get to see his life threw his own words as the story unfolds. To better understand the world he is living in here are some of the lines from the voice over as the movie starts.
… Here in the Kingdom of Malaria, every day’s forecast is rainy, with a 100% chance of horror! It wasn’t always like this, though. Years ago, Malaria was a sunny land of farmers, until the mysterious storm clouds rolled in … Read more...(983 words, 39 images, estimated 3:56 mins reading time)