Tag Archives: 2010s

Fox and the whale (2017)

A slow, low-key visual poem of sorts, meticulously animated in an appealing mix of 3D realism and rather extreme geometric stylization. The fox wanders aimlessly through breathtaking surroundings. Nothing much really happens storywise, but I still think I’ll keep this … Continue reading

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Feed (2014)

Synthetic-looking short about an old woman on a picnic with a weird – and extremely hungry! – little creature. Rather odd. Maybe in my book of eating. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SRUIF528ik

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Dip’n’dance (2014)

Digital animation with a delightfully oldfashioned look matching an anachronistic story about faulty gadgets. The script works mostly as an excuse for drawing all kinds of fun stuff! Quite nice, though not in my book of short circuits. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjGnktw_kR8

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Dave & the big heavy (2014)

Simple and potent use of symbolism elevates this otherwise ordinary tale of hardships and endurance. Nice and reasonably well-rounded for its short running time, though not in my book of weight.

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Jess & the mighty journey (2015)

A »True Story« moniker makes any script harder to criticize, but to be honest this does feel slightly simplistic. Otherwise execution is effective throughout, even if I do have issues with the rather weird design choice that has left characters … Continue reading

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Steven & the tightrope walk (2016)

Another short from the One In Ten series. Good voiceover and documentary feel, but too short and generic to reach the emotional depths needed for this kind of story. Still a commendable project, even if this installment doesn’t qualify for … Continue reading

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Alice & the giant emptiness (2014)

»Tales of the One In Ten« is an Australian series based on real stories of struggling children from disadvantaged backgrounds. A strong, meaningful, and potentially useful concept, raising funds and trying to change people’s mindsets. In this installment we follow … Continue reading

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