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Daily Archives: October 9, 2016

On the strength of his astonishing award-winning animated short film from 2000, Father and Daughter, Dutch animator Michaël Dudok de Wit came to the attention of Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki who not only wanted to meet de Wit, but wanted to get in cahoots with him for a Studio Ghibli project. That project would eventually become The Red Turtle,… Read more »

09 October 2016 | Features, Reviews

Roger Ebert once said that “a good movie is never long enough and a bad movie is never short enough,” and if those words hold as much resonance as I feel they do, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Endless Poetry is a 128 minute endurance test. Would bamboo chutes underneath one’s fingernails be as agonizing? Well, maybe, but they wouldn’t be as glib,… Read more »

09 October 2016 | Features, Reviews