Tag: Stop motion

Mary and Max Review

Through the course of the film, you become immersed in their world, their problems, and their accomplishments.

Clash of the Titans (1981) Review

Everything grand about Clash of the Titans, and certainly the only things it is remembered for, happen in the final 45-minutes, where the effects work can take over on …

The Nightmare Before Christmas Review

In all the years of holiday films, one would think every concept has been explored. Family dysfunction, romance, John Candy and Steve Martin, BB guns, ghosts of Christmas past, …

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad Review

7th Voyage of Sinbad is classic Hollywood. It is a grand-scale adventure, loaded with goofy costumes, magic, monsters, women, villains, and heroes. It’s not a great movie, with long …

Coraline Review

At 38 minutes into Coraline, the title character walks into a circus tent. There, a collection of musically talented mice perform a circus act, one that could be one …

It Came From Beneath the Sea Review

Logic dictates something real is suitably more frightening than something which isn’t. Take the giant squid, a threat of endless stories and historical significance, yet quizzical to most scientists.  …

Earth vs. The Flying Saucers Review

Ray Harryhausen’s talents are typically saved for a genuine thrill-ride of the finale. Earth vs. Flying Saucers uses them 30 seconds in as a fighter pilot ducks the incoming …

20 Million Miles to Earth Review

Ymir, a Venusian deposited on Earth in Italy as an American space probe crashes onto the surface, is disoriented on Earth. Bewildered, the creature is hatched from a gooey …