Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is in a realm all its own, transcending the familiar animated film platform and incorporating artistry from many different mediums. The film tells of an influential artist and poet who is released from imprisonment and exiled back to his homeland. The Prophet follows his subsequent journey and captures the importance of… Continue reading KAHLIL GIBRAN’S ‘THE PROPHET’

ANNIE (2014)

Latest update of cartoon heroine from the Great Depression finds the irrepressible tween warming the heart a Telecom zillionaire (Jamie Foxx) and teaching life lessons to a depressed foster mother (Cameron Diaz) & a repressed workaholic (Rose Byrne). Not bad, but not good either. The worst problem is that no one in the cast can really… Continue reading ANNIE (2014)


A motherless kid named Hushpuppy lives with her father in a primitive coastal Eden on the Gulf of Mexico. Hushpuppy’s father, Wink, is very ill, and when her teacher Miss Bathsheba tells her about extinct monsters called aurochs, Hushpuppy transposes all her fears onto the aurochs. Wink is teaching Hushpuppy how to survive without him… Continue reading BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD