SUPERMAN. Thanks to Netflix, Brian and Chris have finally seen THE IRON GIANT, Brad Bird’s 1999, cult-favourite animated movie! It’s great. There may still be tears in our eyes.
We talk about animation nostalgia, classic films of our youth, Don Bluth, The Iron Giant vs Pixar movies, and more! Also, we spend a long time discussing the state of animation, and wonder why a full-length version of something as beautiful as PAPERMAN doesn’t exist. Maybe it’s coming? We hope it’s coming.
Plus, our critical north star FILM CRIT HULK has an idea about character and emotional arcs, and we think it might apply here. So we talk about that too.
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