• Load


    The Animation Workshop brings us a fully-realized world with strong visual metaphors about the pressures of responsibility

  • Argine


  • Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

    Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

    Pan’s Labyrinth takes place in Spain in May–June 1944, five years after the Spanish Civil War, during the early Francoist period. The narrative of the film interweaves this real world with a fantasy world centered around an overgrown abandoned labyrinth and a mysterious faun creature, with which the main character, Ofelia, interacts. Ofelia’s stepfather, the…

  • Micmacs 2009

    Micmacs 2009

    Jean-Pierre Jeunet makes movies like a mad scientist: a bit of this and a bit of that, comedy and horror, charm and madness–et voilà, an Amélie or Very Long Engagement is born. So it’s quite appropriate that the central troupe in Micmacs is an eccentric band of tinkerers, toolsmiths, and circus folk; these are Jeunet’s kind of people, and putting them…