Monthly Archives: June 2013


‘An American Tail: Fievel Goes West’ & ‘The Prince of Egypt’

Simon Wells is an animator, storyboard artist, and director who is also the great grandson of famed author H. G. Wells (The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds).  Simon studied audio-visual design at the Perse School … Continue reading


Blu-ray Tuesdays: 6/25/13 Recommendations

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75 Years of Superman: Man of Steel (2013)

I’ve written a lot of Superman-related posts in the last month.  With this year marking Superman’s 75th birthday, I just couldn’t help myself.  There was also a new Superman movie coming out, and I was pretty pumped for it.  Christopher … Continue reading


Desert Island Films #67: The Cinematic Frontier

Tyson Carter of Head In A Vice runs a recurring series called Desert Island Films over at his blog.  I submitted my list of eight films I’d like to take with me if I were going to be stranded on … Continue reading


‘Monsters, Inc.’ & ‘Up’

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Pete Docter is an animator, screenwriter, producer, and director who, inspired by Chuck Jones and Walt Disney, created flip books and homemade animated shorts while growing up.  He studied philosophy and making art for a year at the University of … Continue reading


Blu-ray Tuesdays: 6/18/13 Recommendations

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

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“And why does V’Ger journey to the third planet in the solar system?” asks Admiral James T. Kirk.  The Ilia probe responds, “To seek the creator.”  “Who is the creator?”  “The creator is that which created V’Ger.” Star Trek premiered … Continue reading