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Animation (genre)

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  • Reel Critics: 'Happy Feet' dances back into theaters

    George Miller is no stranger to first-class animated films featuring talking animals. He directed the revered classic "Babe," which was nominated for Best Picture. He also directed the first "Happy Feet" movie, replacing talking pigs, dogs and sheep from "Babe" with talking penguins to great comic success.
  • Reel Critics: Monster mash-ups take over movies

    Reel Critics: Monster mash-ups take over movies
    Tim Burton's wonderfully strange imagination is on fire in "Frankenweenie." A lonely boy loves his dog, loses his dog, and re-animates his dog. It's a charming reworking of the old Frankenstein movies, but here the only monsters are loutish neighbors and...

    Reel Critics: Heartfelt, fairy tale fun in 'Brave'

    Reel Critics: Heartfelt, fairy tale fun in 'Brave'
    The Pixar studio is the gold standard for generation jumping animated films."Toy Story,""Finding Nemo" and"Wall-E" were ground breaking blockbusters. The win streak clearly continues with their rousing fairy tale adventure"Brave." This time they add a...

    Comments & Curiosities: The sound that divides

    Is it "beep beep" or "meep meep"? The jury is still out but we'll get to that in a minute. There are coyotes in Costa Mesa. That isn't exactly news, because there are urban coyotes in almost every city, including one called New York, which has a...

    Apodaca: The Spielbergs-to-be show off at festival

    I'm going to let you in on one of the best entertainment values in town: the Newport Beach Film Festival's Youth Film Showcase. The youth showcase, a regular feature of the festival since 2005, is a collection of short films made entirely by kids. High-...