Couldn’t Be Without One

I grew up with what I later learned was supposed to be a trick: many a VHS lined the walls of our home near the TV and VCR, and one of those tapes contained exactly two movies, one of which was of primary interest to me–that movie was the animated 1986¬†Transformers: the Movie. But, preceding […]

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The Tune (1992)

I was introduced to Bill Plympton’s animation style in college, with just a handful of shorts, not including (oddly enough) the Oscar-nominated Your Face (I’m pretty sure I’ve never seen it, though I could be wrong). 25 Ways to Quit Smoking I definitely saw and found endearingly absurd and prettily animated. Having a best friend […]

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The Care Bears Movie (1985)

Well, this is the film I am most mercilessly mocked for owning, but, yes, I do, and unashamedly so. I could easily hide behind the easy shield of nostalgia, for I did certainly first see this film in my youth, but the truth is I still do just enjoy it well enough. No, one can't […]

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