December 27, 1991 |
During the last decade, the success of animated features from the major studios, and including Disney's current hit, "Beauty and the Beast," has drawn attention away from the already neglected realm of the personal animated film. Even during the "Golden Age" of the Hollywood studios, when the animators at Disney, MGM and Warner Bros. were creating their classic films, some artists felt an animated film should be a vehicle for personal expression, rather than a group project.
November 1, 2002 |
Astrange thing happens in "Frida," Julie Taymor's new film about painter Frida Kahlo, when she has a nightmare after a near-death experience. It also occurs in the middle of "Bowling for Columbine," Michael Moore's documentary salvo against America's gun culture. It happens as well in this fall's black comedy "Just a Kiss" whenever a character on screen steps into dangerous territory.
November 5, 2006
About the list: This Sneaks list is a snapshot of films expected to open through the end of the year. Dates and other details are subject to change. Holiday Sneaks: Capsules compiled by Patrick Day and Kinsey Lowe.