It is, unfortunately, too obvious that this is a tv movie based on a minimalist stage play. Slow tempo, largely uninteresting cinematography, too much talk – and often far from convincing talk at that. Interesting cloning concept with a lot … Continue reading
Charming and emotional modern-day fairytale about horse racing, family ties, perseverance, and the pursuit of dreams. Formula-driven, though very effectively so. Not in my book of feelgood, however.
Nifty name, spunky heroine, snazzy design, slick animation – plus a fast and harmless adventure with some kind of shallow moral lesson. Quite charming, I can imagine this working very well with the tweens of 2006. Far from my own … Continue reading
Opposites really attract in this joyous featherweight celebration of courtship. No story, just giggles, movement, and colour. Appealing and smile-inducing, though not in my book of birdy num num.
Cocks, cooks, and competition – though not of the usual kind. A gross and cruel concept executed with relish. Absolutely worthwhile, if not in my book of headless comedy.
Naive robot meets hot-headed ape in a brutal and abrupt clash that escalates extremely fast. Impressive detailing. Speed, sound, story. Maybe in my book of fatal encounters.
Flabby westerner in India gets punished for his ignorance. Proves that it’s definitely possible to tell a nice little story in just one minute. Nothing spectacular, but reasonably well made in all aspects. Not in my book of hot spices.