Anarchic to the bone, taking an almost sadistic glee in hurling its growly douchebag antihero from one public humiliation to the next at blistering speed. The closest any American has come to making a Miike movie.
Reasons why this is one of the absolute best movies Disney has ever made and will ever make:
1) The animation. There's a very real energy and style to every frame of this film, one that you don't see a lot with increasingly homogeneous CGI animation. What makes this work is that, despite all of the blockiness of the character designs, everything feels fluid and carefully mapped out. Animation essentially becomes a tool of character design: every move, every pose,…