Monday, 23 July, 2018
Just watched the fascinating new trailer of “Alita: Battle Angel”. The purpose of this post is to collect some info that I find interesting. I hope to add more later.
Alita: Battle Angel | Official Trailer (July 23)
Live Q&A (July 23) with James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez, Jon Landau & Rosa Salazar
I LOVE this Alita manga created chat, have a watch for sure!
Alita- Battle Angel is More Important Than You Think [HT NickOnRipple]
Some extra info
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Wednesday, 29 March, 2017
I really enjoy the new Anne (2017 CBC) (Facebook) (based on the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery) starring Amybeth McNulty (Twitter) in the role of Anne. You can watch the full episodes online at CBC.
I really like this official Facebook page video “Meet the cast and crew who have brought this new take on a beloved classic to life.” where the show creators talk about from episode 2 onward there are more creative story telling with sprinkles of the classic moments added to the inspired story.
G&M, “John Doyle: Anne of Green Gables adaptation is sublimely reinvigorated”
Huff Post, “The New ‘Anne Of Green Gables’ On CBC Is Super Dark, Feminist”
Anne of Green Gables returns — again (The National CBC)
Amybeth McNulty of ‘Anne’ on the Musical That Changed Her Life
Bonus: Quoting John Doyle G&M, “And it is somewhat startling to find the Tragically Hip’s Ahead by a Century used over the opening credits. It’s a song with profound resonance for so many Canadians. And the line “Illusions of some day casting a golden light” amply works its magical power here.”
The Tragically Hip – Ahead By A Century
“The Life and Times of LM Montgomery” (poor audio but still nice to watch)
I was told a Japanese animated Anne series was made and I found most of its 50 episodes (with English subtitles) on YouTube where you can watch via this YouTube Playlist. Here is episode #1.
CBC Archives – Japanese adore Anne of Green Gables
Monday, 24 December, 2012
It all started with me trying to find a video clip from Howl’s Moving Castle to go with a cryptic FB Status, “Hello ATCO, Our fire demon is sick and waiting for your help.” It is not in my nature to let a good idea go wasted, so I did some research & search and found the wonderfully made HMC | Call Me, Maybe? ♡
Spoiler Warning: Do not watch clip if you want to watch the full film spoiler-free. Howl’s Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film. At heart, it is a most enchanted magical story about love.
Wednesday, 5 October, 2011
Check out NFB‘s annual program Get Animated, a FREE celebration of animation in Calgary, Alberta on Nov 6th, 2011.
Monday, 27 June, 2011
I want to congratulate Matthew Talbot-Kelly, talented filmmaker & storyteller (of Moving Tales fame), for winning two Leo Awards (best direction and best music) with his The Trembling Veil of Bones. Congrats Matthew!
Have a watch of my extensive interview with Matthew about his award-winning film. And see my review of the excellent Moving Tales iPad app ”Unwanted Guest“.
Friday, 17 June, 2011
Congrats to Jeff Chiba Stearns, Webby winner for Ode to a Post-it Note. You may remember that Jeff’s feature length film “One Big Hapa Family” was one of my 2010 CIFF Picks.
Jeff’s 5 words Webby acceptance speech.