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The Red Turtle

Review: “The Red Turtle” Presents a Beautiful Mystery

by slaion February 24, 2017
Among this year’s nominees for Best Animated Feature is The Red Turtle, a French-Belgian collaboration with some help from Japan’s Studio Ghibli. It tells the tale of a man stranded on a deserted island, and though it would seem akin to Robinson Crusoe, the tale twists into much more along the way. The Red Turtle […]
Long Way North

Review: “Long Way North” – Short Version: Terrific

by Ed Liuon January 18, 2017
Long Way North (Tout en haute du monde) is a lyrically beautiful, engrossing, old-school adventure tale that sends a cosseted young girl on a journey of personal growth in one of the most unforgiving environments on Earth. Long Way North compares very favorably with Disney’s Moana, with the two films driven by daring lead characters […]

The Eiffel Tower Endorses Team Iron Man

by Alex Beanon April 19, 2016
While in France for the French premiere of “Captain America: Civil War”, Robert Downey, Jr. [aka Iron Man] has a conversation with the Eiffel Tower that produces an endorsement for his superhero team in the upcoming [release date: May 6, 2016] movie… Video credit: Marvel France

Wolfy the Incredible Secret

Review: “Wolfy, the Incredible Secret” – What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been

by Ed Liuon March 24, 2015
The French animated feature Loulou, l’incroyable Secret has been imported to the US as Wolfy, the Incredible Secret, injecting a wonderful touch of the bizarre into the kids’ animated feature landscape. This distinctively odd, hand-drawn animated film feels like a fable as heard through a fever dream, perpetually giving the sense that there’s a method […]
Wolfy the Incredible Secret

“Wolfy, The Incredible Secret” Coming to DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand on March 17, 2015

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2015
WOLFY, THE INCREDIBLE SECRET  An Award-Winning Animated Children’s Film Based on the Popular French Children’s Book “LouLou” Arrives March 17th on DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand Wolfy Trailer from Random Media on Vimeo. Los Angeles, CA – Random Media has announced the March 17th release of Wolfy, the Incredible Secret on DVD, Digital HD and On […]

Lottie Dolls Series In The Works

by Alex Beanon August 29, 2014
An animated series based around the popular Lottie Dolls is in the works – possibly for a cartoon network in France next month. A trailer has Lottie visiting Branksea Island…

It’s Smiley’s World And You’re Just Living In It

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
Nicolas Loufrani, the owner of the smiley emoticon rights, has joined up with French entertainment company PGS Entertainment and Paris-based animation studio, OuiDO!, to produce an animated television series for children ages 4-7 based on the emoticon and his fellow emoticon family. The new television series is expected to debut on French television channels Gulli […]

The Hive Gets New Life

by Alex Beanon April 22, 2014
Disney has purchased the short-lived UK animated children’s television series, “The Hive” and will revive it for a subsequent triumphant return to the airwaves on its Disney Junior channel in the UK and France. “The Hive”, about a bee family led by BuzzBee and the Bee family’s adventures while living together in The Hive. The […]