In My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Emil Ferris avoids the strictures of any one genre, following the meandering mind of a 10-year-old obsessed with movie monsters.
Artist Richard Hambleton’s career took off in the 1980s, but the following decade he was wracked by addiction and destitute. A new documentary tracks his dramatic trajectory.
This captivating film offers a strong argument for more graphic novelists to apply their creativity to animation.
The new film Cézanne and I focuses on the extreme temperamental differences between the two great friends, but offers few other insights.
Andrés Waissbluth’s Un caballo llamado Elefante (“Elephant, the Horse”), playing at the Museum of Modern Art, is a charming reversal of the trend toward animation.
French director and artist Chris Marker’s 1997 film Level Five, screening this weekend at Metrograph, is a hilariously antiquated portrayal of the internet.
The new book Take That, Adolf! compiles classic comic book covers that show how American superheroes were marshaled into service during World War II.
The Last Family is a domestic horror story portraying the violent dissolution of a family.
Yuri Ancarani’s documentary The Challenge immerses viewers in the dazzling subculture of ultra-wealthy sheiks who practice falconry.
French cartoonist Pénélope Bagieu has taken a unique opportunity to correct public misperceptions about the musical icon’s life.
The five films nominated for this year’s Academy Award for the best animated short film use a range of animation and storytelling styles to shuttle characters and viewers across time and space.
A new documentary about Death By Audio, a beloved music venue in Williamsburg that was forced to shutter in 2014, over-relies on the reminiscences of the people involved with the space.