Love, Death, + Robots Highlights Netflix’s Underused Strengths

Chris writes 18 mini reviews for 18 mini episodes!

Shrek Retold, and Respecting the True Love Behind Irony

Shrek Retold is a scene-for-scene remake of Shrek (2001) with each scene made by a different artist in their own unique (often batshit) style. The whole affair was coordinated by filmmaker and Shrek fanatic Grant Duffrin (he also runs the annual event known as ShrekFest.) When questioned about the sincerity of his Shrek obsession, Duffrin… Continue reading Shrek Retold, and Respecting the True Love Behind Irony

Isle of Dogs is Usually a Good Boy but Occasionally Pisses on the Carpet

Samuel Russell: Isle of Dogs is, as all Wes Anderson films, an exercise in style as much as substance. His name is synonymous with meticulous art direction, dryly dark humor, and a fast-paced twee dialogue. As proved with Fantastic Mr. Fox, the medium of stop-motion animation pairs comfortably with his sensibilities. The movie follows a… Continue reading Isle of Dogs is Usually a Good Boy but Occasionally Pisses on the Carpet