A true selfless act always inspires another: Klaus and the origins of Santa, toys and all that giving

SNAPSHOTWhen Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) distinguishes himself as the postal academy’s worst student, he is stationed on a frozen island above the Arctic Circle, where the feuding locals hardly exchange words let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up when he finds an ally in local teacher Alva (Rashida Jones), Continue Reading

“And that’s the end of the Morty-gets-a-dragon experiment” – It’s the manically hilarious BAU trailer for Rick and Morty S4

They’re back! After two long Mr Meeseeks-deficient years, Rick and Morty, the gloriously twisted, technicolour creation of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, is back with the first five episodes of season 4 (another five are on the way at some indeterminate point in the future, along with an additional 60 Continue Reading

The short and the short of it: Martha the Monster learns to embrace her otherness

SNAPSHOTIn a world where humans live alongside monsters, Martha finds herself stuck with a major identity crisis. (synopsis via Laughing Squid) There is something intoxicatingly powerful about the freedom to be completely and utterly yourself. I don’t mean in some kind of antisocial, douchebag kind of way; rather, being unapologetically Continue Reading

“He’s kinda bashful isn’t he momma?”: Bambi gets a little verve and quirkiness in a new animated recap

Disney is many things but the one thing you can definitely say it isn’t is subversive. That’s why we all need Cas van de Pol, an animator from the Netherlands who, in his own words (taken from his Patreon page; yes you can, and should, support this fantastically-talented artist), “creates Continue Reading


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