Tag Archives: WALL-E

Andrew Sarris and Auteur Theory: What If Brad Bird Directed Brave?

My favorite shot in Cinemetropolis comes toward the beginning of the dance scene you can see on the Media Page. It’s the one that starts with a close up of the drainage pipe and zooms out to reveal Melisma and … Continue reading

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I May not Know Much About Art, But I Know What I Like!

Dan Kois has provoked a rather tame debate among critical circles with this essay, where he explains why he didn’t like Meek’s Cutoff: It’s slow and boring. Manhola Dargis and A.O. Scott responded by saying that maybe “slow and boring … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Blog- Now in 3D!

Or not. Sorry. But to make up for it, here’s Roger Ebert on a (possibly insurmountable?) problem for 3D films. He posts a letter from Walter Murch, a highly respected editor and sound designer. Murch says that the 3D illusion … Continue reading

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Why I Like Animation

Roger Ebert has posted his list of favorite animated films from last year. I’ve heard of all of them, and seen two. The rest are either in my Netflix queue, or soon will be. It looks like a strong bunch- … Continue reading

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