This Oscar winning adaptation of Sergei Prokofiev's timeless composition and tale Peter & the Wolf is without a doubt superbly animated. Each detail in its puppetry is so intricate and lifelike, the stop motion animation alone is what garners the majority of my praise.
In actuality the story of Peter and the Wolf is one that I am not all that familiar with. Since watching this however I have read that this adapted version sticks very close to the original work…
A tale of two sisters looking back on their lives and reminiscing in the memories of old photographs. Nostalgia is usually a important theme that speaks to me on a personal level whenever I see it included on film but here I'm not so sure they captured the essence of it correctly.
Anna & Bella features a wide array of different styles and usage of animation in its short runtime. Going from a particular color scheme, to rough sketch art to…
Watching Malick's 'The Tree of Life' has become a religious experience for me. One that literally brings me to my knees, finds my hands clenched tight, and tears in my eyes. There has rarely ever seen before more beauty on film than what is shown here. Emmanuel Lubezki captures the very essence of life on celluloid which was absolutely necessary for this film to contain.
Malick's film explores themes of evil existing in a world of beauty and grace. The…
David's Movie entry #6: May 18th, 2013
In Memory of David Eisen
This is James Dean channeling his Rebel Without a Cause role but with more complexity and naivety. This is the type cast that he excelled in, that was probably the best in. I cannot think of anyone else that played misunderstood outsider teen with issues like he could.
I'm a little sorry that I did not read the novel before watching this film but I didn't think it…