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You probably don’t know Glen Keane’s name but you should. The longtime Walt Disney Animation Studios animator oversaw the design and animation of Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Beast in Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin in Aladdin, and Rapunzel in Tangled. With Over the Moon, he steps away from the Mouse and toward Netflix as …

Though Beth herself becomes something of a role model for her female peers, she is utterly frustrated with the gender dimension of her narrative in a way that feels entirely authentic. For her time, she is considered exceptional because she’s a girl trouncing all the men at chess; yet she would rather be exceptional, period. …

What is Transcendence? Honestly, even after watching a whole season that largely centered Cadogan’s quest for humanity’s transcendence, I’m still not totally sure what transcendence, you know, is. Here’s what we do know: There is some kind of collective consciousness made up of the combined knowledge and experiences of a bunch of alien species. To …

There is a moment that I will always treasure in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, and it may not be one that immediately springs to your mind. It’s not when Borat goes into an American religious community, nor is it when he wrestles his husky sidekick in the …

Ever wonder what effect a crosstown might have on vampires? Netflix’s upcoming horror comedy is an educational look at an urban problem. There’s a lot of things happening in the neighborhood right now. Keep your eyes open. That may sound vague, but the new Vampires vs. the Bronx trailer is about a silent threat: gentrification. …

Anna and the Apocalypse The term “zombie musical” isn’t one you see thrown around very much, so this 2017 British feature might well have the genre all to itself. The cast of mostly unknown young actors, led by Ella Hunt in a star turn as Anna, sing, dance and fight their way through the title …

At the start of this year, October was looking huge for Andrew Koji. Warrior, the groundbreaking Cinemax series launches into Season 2 starting on October 2nd. Koji plays the lead role of Ah Sahm, the character that Bruce Lee wrote for himself in his 8-page treatment that inspired the series. That’s still on. However, Koji’s …

When it comes to video game films, this classic was a game changer. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary this August, Mortal Kombat launched two animated sequels and a live-action sequel with another live-action on the way for 2021. The original film is as cheesy as ever, but still retains its charm. The fight choreography is …

Let’s not let the writing off the hook: Madi could have been brain dead and Clarke unaware of whether the key had been extracted, leaving Clarke to make a profoundly upsetting call (and leaving the window open for a too-late reveal that Cadogan had the key and had left) but ensuring that Madi’s death was …

As I talk about the Genesis of this project, I also have to admit that I would say maybe 1% of that first draft is what actually ended up in the final draft. It happens sometimes… you have an idea, but it takes you on a really weird path. But the initial idea came before …