Movie Review: ‘EARLY MAN’ – Buck-toothed, British and Beautiful

February 16th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay // Film Critic EARLY-MAN Rated PG, 89 minutes. Director: Nick Park Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Maisie Williams, Tom Hiddlestone and Timothy Spall Nick Park is an animation legend. His distantly British sensibilities have been as welcoming as cup of tea and a biscuit for decades now. His work at Aardman Animation includes WALLACE AND GROMIT (shorts and the 2005 feature film), CHICKEN RUN and SHAUN THE SHEEP. If that’s not ringing a bell, the ...


Animation Directors Merlin Crossingham & Will Becher “massage” ‘EARLY MAN’ to life

February 15th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Filmmaking is such a collaborative effort. Never has a sentiment rung truer than in the medium of animation, where the finished product is the result of the efforts of a team of creative, talented people. In the case of director Nick Park’s  EARLY MAN, animation directors Merlin Crossingham and Will Becher were tasked with helping bring the story of a caveman (voiced by Eddie Redmayne) saving his home from a greedy ruler ...


Fresh on Arrow Video: ‘RE-ANIMATOR’ brings horror gem back to life

February 15th, 2018 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor RE-ANIMATOR (1985) Not rated, 86 minutes. Director: Stuart Gordon Cast: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale and Robert Sampson Movie: HERBERT WEST HAS A GOOD HEAD ON HIS SHOULDERS... AND ANOTHER ONE ON HIS DESK. Here’s a movie I hadn’t previously seen, but injected me with energy I couldn’t shake. It’s an Arrow Video release of a 1985 B-horror movie, starring Jeffrey Combs, Bruce ...