‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

A decade ago, Tomm Moore startled the world by landing an Oscar nomination for “The Secret of Kells,” an independent animated feature that wowed those who saw it with its distinctive look (extrapolated from illuminated manuscripts) and near-phosphorescent palette (leaves … Read more…

‘Frozen 2’-Inspired VR Film ‘Myth’ Creates Beautifully Immersive ‘Fairy Tale Within a Fairy Tale’

With “Myth: A Frozen Tale,” Disney Animation has crafted a visually stunning virtual-reality short film — a project that flexes its VR muscles but deftly uses the technology in service of storytelling. Sometimes VR experiences feel like proof-of-concepts straining to … Read more…

‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’: A Stunningly Violent Cartel Fairy Tale of Lost Mexican Children

Shudder Ghosts stalk the abandoned neighborhoods of an unnamed Mexican city in writer-director Issa López’s fantasy-horror fable Tigers Are Not Afraid. But they are hardly its most sinister forces.  It’s ordinary men who abduct women and children, cursing loved ones … Read more…