REVIEW: Klaus (2019)

On Friday, November 15th, Netflix released its first-ever produced animated film. Netflix is no stranger to animation, having distributed many movies and TV shows, but this was the first time they financed a film. The movie, Klaus, was done by Spanish director Sergio Pablos at his studio Sergio Pablos Animation, located in Madrid, Spain. The …

Klaus Trailer: The (Hopefully) Animation Game-Changer is Here

Netflix just unveiled the first trailer for its first original animated film Klaus. You can watch the trailer below: Directed by Spanish animator Sergio Pablos (creator of the Despicable Me franchise) and his production company Sergio Pablos Animation located in Madrid, Klaus looks to be a holiday treat. Even more than that, it could be …

You Should Be Watching: All the Scrooges/A Christmas Carols

Welcome back to You Should Be Watching, normally the home of underappreciated gems and forgotten classics. This week, however, we’ll be doing something a little bit different. In thinking about our theme of Christmas movies, it occurred to me that you can’t really even discuss Christmas movies without coming across some iteration of Charles Dickens’ …

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018

Blizzard has announced the dates for Overwatch’s 2018 Winter Wonderland, and it’s so close we can practically feel Junkrat Frost nipping at our nose… with bombs. Starting December 11th (yes, tomorrow!) and continuing until January 2nd, Overwatch players will go dashing through the snow on the hunt for those coveted seasonal skins. I am a …

You Should Be Watching: The Ref (1994)

Welcome back to You Should Be Watching, where underloved movies and TV shows find appreciation and value. In keeping with our theme of only movies about Christmas, or that feature Christmas prominently, this week we’re getting Stockholm Syndrome with 1994’s The Ref. This crime-comedy-drama stars Denis Leary, Judy Davis and a pre-downfall Kevin Spacey. Unlike …

You Should be Watching: The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945)

Welcome back to You Should Be Watching, where I recommend films and series that don’t get the attention they deserve. Sometimes this can include movies that were big successes at the time but have been lost to newer generations. In keeping with our Christmas-only theme, this week we’ll be saving a Catholic school with Bing …