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My Life As A Courgette

Adapted from Gilles Paris’ novel with tons of heart and sly humour, My Life As A Courgette isn’t your usual animated fare. Described by its director as “Ken Loach for kids” Courgette follows the adventures of nine-year ol...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Costuming Kubo

From Coraline to Box Trolls and now Kubo And The Two Strings; Film Juice’s Janet Leigh delves further into the animation world with costume designer Debora Cook to find out exactly what it’s like to dress the miniature heroes w...

 
 
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Kubo And The Two Strings

Year after year, Laika just keep raising the bar. The stop-frame animation studio made their name with the mould-breaking, instant classic Coraline. But just when you had these guys pegged as the Gothic Aardman, they suddenly g...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders

These days our heroes seem to dress in nothing but dark tones. Which is perhaps why the breezy fun of Batman: Return Of the Caped Crusaders is so damn appealing. Batman has always been a hero for the ages: re-sculpted to suit t...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Ratchet & Clank Featurette

In the animated adventure Ratchet & Clank, two unlikely heroes must find the courage to battle an unstoppable force and save the universe. Based on the legendary gaming franchise, Ratchet & Clank follows Ratchet, a fool...
 
 
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Ice Age Cast Chat

Yes… those crazy guys are back. Ice Age: Collision Course sees Scrat’s epic pursuit of that elusive acorn accidentally set off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Ma...

 
 
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The Secret Life Of Pets

On the fast track to becoming as lovable as Minions, The Secret Life of Pets is one of those triple-threat movies that hits you with the cuteness factor, grips you with a solid story and keeps you hanging on for more laughs. Tr...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Janet’s Animation Corner: Animated Awards

It’s Oscar season, and when it comes to animation, there’s a distinct buzz around Pixar. Here’s hoping Riley’s got her emotions in check as Inside Out goes head to head with some pretty stellar films to seize the Mother Load: B...

 
 
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Janet’s Animation Corner: Have A Charlie Brown 2016!

The end is nigh and it’s been an interesting 2015 both personally and cinematically. Like this year’s blockbusters, life has been filled with some awesome Age Of Ultron highs and box office bombs. Still, all is not lost. From e...
 
 
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Phyllis Smith On Inside Out

Pixar’s back with a bang! When they opened up the mind of teenager, Riley, and took us on an all-access tour, audiences were hooked. As the DVD hits our Christmas stockings, Film Juice’s, Janet Leigh catches up with one-fifth o...