WALL-E: A Spiritual Cousin of Idiocracy

WALL-E, a spiritual cousin of Idiocracy, was one of the best films of 2008 and feels more current some twelve years after its theatrical release. At a time when Disney Animation was still getting back in order, Pixar was churning out some of the best animated films ever.  This film is certainly no exception.  While WALL-E managed to take home an Oscar for Best Animated Feature, it could certainly have crossed over into Best Picture…

"WALL-E: A Spiritual Cousin of Idiocracy"

Slamdance 2020: Animation Outlaws

Animation Outlaws is a documentary that manages to revisit the touring film festival that is Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation. If you aren’t familiar with Spike Decker or Mike Gribble, you’re in for a treat.  Many now-famous animators got their start thanks to Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation.  The original touring festival–started in 1977–would soon gave way to the Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation later on. The promotion techniques they used would get…

"Slamdance 2020: Animation Outlaws"