While it doesn’t necessarily have anything profound to say about love, and it doesn’t always answer the questions it poses, but Bill Plympton’s Cheatin’ is one of the most original, hilarious, and uniquely animated films of the year.
Vividly realized with visual quirks and ample personality, "The Boxtrolls" is a stop-motion animated children's tale that overachieves in the art department while forgetting to tell a worthwhile story.
One of the major benefits of film as a medium is its ability to use a variety of styles and techniques to explore and convey a message. It provides an opportunity for disjointedness and using visuals to bring out a complex and confusing idea. “Az Ember Tragédiája” represents an excellent manipulation of film’s strengths as a medium to explore these complicated ideas.