Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023

The Manipulate Festival, Edinburgh's international festival of animation film, puppetry, and visual theatre returns for its ambitious 16th season. This year's festival will run from February 2nd - 12th across multiple physical and online venues in and around Edinburgh. In two weeks’ time, Edinburgh will host the return of one of the most extensive international … Continue reading Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023


Away – Review

https://youtu.be/B-2xxKAPssk Written & Directed by Gints Zilbalodis Latvia/2020/75mins ★★★★★ Turning back, a young boy lives in the shadow of a hulking beast, a colossus of immense stature and being. Shrouded in amorphous black wisps and eyes, no matter how far ahead he escapes the being – its presence follows. Away is a concise, relatively short feature from … Continue reading Away – Review

Over The Moon – Netflix

https://youtu.be/26DIABx44Tw Directed by Glen Keane Written by Audrey Wells USA/ 2020/ 95 mins ★★★ Fairy tales and stories sit at the hearts of children and move with them as they come to understand the world and its intense complexities. When her mother passes, and her father slowly begins to introduce a new partner into their … Continue reading Over The Moon – Netflix

The Old Man: The Movie – Fantasia Film Festival

https://youtu.be/Sjcf19B4Viw Written & Directed by Oskar Lehemaa, Mikk Mägi Estonia/ 2019/ 88 mins ★★★ Milk, it is a dangerous substance – or were you not aware? Causing chaos, its necessity to the small communities across the world leads to a disturbing reliance on the soft, quivering underbellies of so many cows. The stop-motion animation The Old Man may … Continue reading The Old Man: The Movie – Fantasia Film Festival

A Whisker Away – Netflix

https://youtu.be/aXc9DVfLTGo Written by Mari Okada Directed by Jun'ichi Satô & Tomotaka Shibayama  Japan / 2020 / 104 mins ★★★★ leeping all day, prowling all night – the life of a cat seems a pretty sweet gig, right? No responsibilities, no commitments and all the glasses you can knock off the table. For Miyo Saski, being … Continue reading A Whisker Away – Netflix