Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: animation

  • Spirited Away, a first look at Hayao Miyazaki’s work

    Spirited Away, a first look at Hayao Miyazaki’s work

    The special A Night at the Academy Museum that aired when the long-awaited Academy Museum in Hollywood opened had all sorts of highlights. The one that really caught my eye was the gallery devoted to Hayao Miyazaki. He created beautiful, award winning animated films I’d never heard of.

  • The Mitchells vs the Machines save the world from robots

    The Mitchells vs the Machines save the world from robots

    The Mitchells vs the Machines is an animated madhouse of mayhem about a family that must save the world from robots who intend to send every human into outer space. This funny story of technology taking over the world is streaming on Netflix.

  • Review: Over the Moon

    Review: Over the Moon

    Over the Moon is an animated musical fantasy from Netflix. We’re used to seeing this sort of thing from Disney. While I don’t think the Netflix animation equaled the splendor of, say, Coco, the look and colorful cheer of Over the Moon is enough to make you happy.

  • Review: Undone

    Review: Undone

    Undone is different. It’s animated, but it’s about adults and adult problems. It’s beautiful to look at with creativity bursting through every frame. It seems to be a story about time travel or the space time continuum, but it’s really a story about mental health.