Saturday Morning Cartoons – Laika Wows me Again with its Animation in “The Boxtrolls” (2014)

The Boxtrolls is a quirky stop-motion animated film by Laika, the creators of other Academy Award nominated films, Coraline and ParaNorman. While not as great as its other two films, The Boxtrolls is still a fun adventure with well written protagonists, entertaining antagonists, and a rather unique premise. The story goes that 10 years ago,…

Saturday Morning Cartoons/Octoberween: A comparison between “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Corpse Bride”

For this week’s article, I’ve decided to hop on the Octoberween bandwagon and write about some spooky animated films. And what better way to celebrate this time of the year than to write about a couple of films with the “Tim Burton” label on them? The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) has the lovely benefit of…