The animation is fine enough, but there's so much wrong with this dim-witted animation from Paramount, that average movies like Over the Hedge look like Citizen Kane in comparison
Review of the movie Happy Feet, about an emperor penguin born with all the dance moves but none of the right stuff a penguin's meant to have. Elijah Wood voices Mumble
Review of the Aardman/DreamWorks CG animation, the last film these two players would make together, about a privileged rat cast adrift in the sewers of London
A movie for every day of the year – a good one. 6 August. Grave of the Fireflies, Isao Takahata's bleak story about two kids left orphaned by the firestorm bombing of Japan
A movie for every day of the year – a good one. 8 March. How to Train Your Dragon. A better film than you might expect. Great flying sequences, wild animation
A movie for every day of the year – a good one. 18 January. Winnie the Pooh (2011), directed by Stephen J Anderson and Don Hall. AA Milne born, 1882. On this day in 1882
A movie for every day of the year – a good one. 2 November. South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut. Lady Chatterley Trial verdict, 1960. On this day in 1960 the jury
Daniel Craig, Romola Garai, Ian Holm, Catherine McCormack and Jonathan Pryce? That’s quite a cast and it’s just for starters. And for a French anime-style sci-fi too
Have the wheels come off Pixar? Mawkishness seems to have replaced energy and invention at the studio… no hang on, this is the studio that gave us Toy Story.
An appreciation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Walt Disney's revolutionary feature from 1937 which turned his company into what it is today.