North American Animation Features

Vassilis Kroustallis reviews the US indie animation feature Cryptozoo by Dash Shaw.

Vassilis Kroustallis reviews the animation feature Archipel by Félix Dufour-Laperrière.

Olga Bobrowska reviews Zero Impunity by Blies Brothers and Denis Lambert.

Vassilis Kroustallis reviews the poetic and intimate Canadian animation feature Ville Neuve by Félix Dufour-Laperrière.

Film review for experimental feature Breathless Animals by  US/Chinese artist Lei Lei, which premiered at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival.

US independent animation director Nina Paley makes the story of Exodus an overwhelming musical extravaganza, which still finds time to register its gender-based raison d' être.

Review for the new experimental animation feature Apocalypsis by US director Eric Leiser.

The animation documentary by Penny Lane tells a highly interesting story with honesty and flair, but does not always hit the right notes.

It is multi-talented, much-loved and needs a lot of sympathy. Still, the feature animation of Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet is an uneven feature - and not because of its episodic structure.

Noam Chomsky talks to Michel Gondry (in animation).

The live-action/animated documentary Truth Has Fallen by Sheila Sofian animates in a powerful way the failures of the US judicial system.

A documentary on the ill-fated feature project of the Academy Award-winning animator, Richard Williams, illuminated aspects of the animation business usually left untold.

Don Hertzfeldt's It's Such A Beautiful Day is a heart-breaking and mesmerizing film on life and the passing of time. 

Tim Burton's stop-motion Frankenweenie is a welcome reminder of what classic horror pictures used to be, but prefers to describe horror rather than cause it.

The US independent, experimental film Glitch In The Grid uses the stop-motion animation technique to guide through current age worries.

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