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The Good Dinosaur – Poster Launch

Disney Pixar have release three posters for The Good Dinosaur... sure to be a dino-sized success.. The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and…

VENICE 2015 – Anomalisa (2015)

Welcome back Charlie, it’s been a while. Since 2008 in fact, far too long to have to be without his excoriating dismantling of the human psyche. Thankfully, he’s back in our midst, working with several members of the Community team to…

Song of the Sea (2015)

Given that filmmakers have so often focused on the controversies that have plagued contemporary Irish history, it’s easy to forget that it is also a land rich in heritage. Thankfully illustrator Tomm Moore has not forgotten, and having…

The Lord Of The Rings (1978)

As flawed as it is ambitious, animator Ralph Bakshi's attempt to make an epic movie from The Lord Of The Rings may have left viewers with a rough, unfinished product (it all ends rather abruptly after the battle at Helm's Deep), but it…

Wizards (1977)

Ralph Bakshi. If you haven't heard his name before then the chances are that you're not a fan of Fritz The Cat or The Lord Of The Rings (both movies that he directed). I've yet to see the former movie but the latter film is one I have…

Inside Out (2015)

Pixar have been, in recent years, really pushing the boundaries for what constitutes an animated family movie. WALL-E was, arguably, their first step away from safer fare, but they’ve also managed to create great movies based around a rat…

Valley of Love (2015)

No matter how international they purport to be, all film festivals have to be based somewhere. The impulse to give a little boost to local talent becomes a hard one to fight. Valley of Love, perfectly serviceable as it is, feels like one…

The Little Prince (2015)

Adapting The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s incredibly popular story first published in 1943, does not come without risk. Deciding to then launch it at the Cannes Film Festival in France, the home country of the beloved novella,…