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  • Film Review: Terrific 'King and the Mockingbird' mixes old and new animation

    Film Review: Terrific 'King and the Mockingbird' mixes old and new animation
    Animator Paul Grimault is most famous for his one feature, “The King and the Mockingbird,” arriving in American theaters for the first time this weekend. The film’s reputation is all the more remarkable when you realize that it was started in 1947, released in butchered form after being taken away from the director, and then finished in the late ’70s after a 30-year hiatus. Given its insane history, it should be a mess. But it is, in fact, altogether wonderful.
  • 'The King and the Mockingbird' is a very French, playful tale

    'The King and the Mockingbird' is a very French, playful tale
    Marvelously colorful, casually inventive and completely wacky, "The King and the Mockingbird" just might be the best animated film of the year. Though it's making its American debut in 2014, this French film is a treasure that took decades to reach the...

    1980's 'The King and the Mockingbird' finally alights in U.S.

    1980's 'The King and the Mockingbird' finally alights in U.S.
    "The King and the Mockingbird" was released to acclaim in 1980 in France and has been cited as an influence on such renowned animators as Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki, but rights issues had prevented the film from opening in the U.S. — until now....

    Capsule reviews of feature films

    ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON THE ICE 2 stars. This documentary follows the workers at remotest McMurdo Station through the Antarctic seasons. Which are two: frozen summer and screaming polar white-out. 1 hr. 31 PG (mature themes, mild language) David...

    25 titles added to National Film Registry

    25 titles added to National Film Registry
    Steven Spielberg's 1998 World War II epic, "Saving Private Ryan," Joel and Ethan Coen's cult comedy "The Big Lebowski" and the 1976 drama "Please Don't Bury Me Alive!" — considered by historians to be the first Chicano feature film — are among...