Archive for Animation

Top Five… most adorable Studio Ghibli characters

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , on August 11, 2011 by Ross McD

Hayao Miyazaki, the Walt Disney of the East, has dreamt up some of the freakiest, weirdest, most awesome, most enduring, and – as attested by this list – most adorable characters throughout his long and prolific career. With Studio Ghibli’s latest masterpiece, Arrietty, hitting cinemas, Ross McD counts down the cutest… Continue reading


Avatar v Ferngully: The Last Rainforest

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , on June 23, 2011 by rossvross

Eco movie warriors Ross McD and Ross McG have gone green by putting together a very special environmentally friendly battle – except there’s nothing friendly about it. Which of these nature nurture movies is top of the food chain? James Cameron’s blue epic…or the film it’s supposedly based on? Continue reading

Toy Story v Toy Story 2

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , on June 29, 2010 by rossvross

Contrary to popular belief, Buzz and Woody are not named after two very different types of girly toys. Fifteen years after giving birth to the CG animated film, Pixar is teaming the spaceman and the cowboy up one more time for Toy Story 3. But which of its predecessors is Lego, and which one is, erm, Mega Bloks? Click HERE or the pic above to read the arguments. Continue reading

RvR loves… TXT Island

Posted in RvR LOVES with tags , , , , , on January 28, 2010 by rossvross

In the second of our Ross v Ross loves… series, we check out a great video using pegs. Yes, pegs! Continue reading

Happy Trails Hans: Fantastic Mr Fox

Posted in HAPPY TRAILS HANS with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 5, 2009 by Hans Gruber

foxGreat to see you again, Hans! Gruber is back and he’s getting in touch with his animal side to review the trailer for Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated version of Roald Dahl’s classic. Continue reading