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  • The Tesla World Light

    The Tesla World Light

    ★★★★

    A weird, funny and creative short about Nikola Tesla's vision and goal of providing free electrical power for all to utilize. The short has an impressive aesthetic and blend of 16mm black-and-white film and stop-motion animation.

    CAUTION: the short contains numerous cuts and flashes of bright lights that can be disorienting and possibly seizure inducing for certain viewers.

    Both the short and director Matthew Rankin's behind the scenes featurette can be viewed on Vimeo.

  • High Flying Bird

    High Flying Bird

    ★★★½

    To those who haven't seen this yet, be aware that if you are expecting plenty of basketball action, you'll be disappointed. This movie is more about the inner workings of the business of basketball (like Moneyball was to baseball): draft picks, sponsors, etc.

    It may sound uninteresting at face value, but thanks to the work of the cast, McCraney's script and the direction of Steven Soderbergh, High Flying Bird makes it interesting. Not compelling, but interesting nonetheless.

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  • The Adventures of Tintin

    The Adventures of Tintin

    ★★★★½

    Great animation.

    Creative camera work.

    Interesting story.

    Fun John Williams score.

    Solid action sequences (That one-take chase scene? Fantastic!)

    In closing: A fun, fast-paced and entertaining adventure. Can't wait for the sequel!

    Highly recommended.

  • The Land Before Time

    The Land Before Time

    ★★★★★

    Nostalgia in full effect!

    The tale of a group of young prehistoric creatures on a long, dangerous journey to a safe haven (The Great Valley) is just as engaging, touching and entertaining as it was when I saw it as a kid.

    Don Bluth and his team did an excellent job on the animation that still holds up to this day. The same goes for the late James Horner's great music score. I felt like a kid again; memories of…