Oswald Reviews: Horton Hears a Who! (1970 short)


This was a favorite of mine growing up. My parents would take me on boring, grey trips to their offices and all that I’d have in my hand was a book.. A big book, too big for me to carry. And that book was Horton Hears a Who. 

I didn’t know there was an animated special for this one. Before, I tried looking for it, but failed. It is only today that I have found it. So let us not delay! This is Horton Hears a Who!

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Oswald Reviews: The Lorax (1972)


So let’s start out Dr. Seuss Summer with my favorite story, The Lorax!

No, I’m not talking about the 2012 film (I’ll save that for later). I’m talking about the classic animated short.

This is a short that nearly everyone has watched. It’s a classic. It’s a good cautionary tale about keeping the environment clean and a safe place to be. Is it carrying out that message? Let’s see.

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Dr. Seuss Summer!


It’s Summer!!!! (insert Frozen joke here)

It’s time for fun in the sun, freedom from school, and lots of time for some movie reviewing! Now that Summer is underway, let’s tackle some classic Suess films!

Dr. Suess stories have always been some of my childhood favorites. Nothing beat reading a nonsensical, thought-provoking book from the creative mind of Ted Geisel. And the shorts were pretty cool too. It was awesome to see these lovable characters fully animated, and with writing by the Doctor himself, what could possibly go wrong!

These animated shorts were classic. I sometimes see them playing on ABC during the holidays or on special occasions.

So let’s get started! The first review will be up in a few minutes!

See you later, Animators!

Computer Animation or Traditional Animation….again….


If you remember, I did a post a while back about Computer Animation vs. Traditional Hand Drawn Animation. My conclusion was that I enjoyed traditional animation much better that computer animation. I still stand by that, but a statement I always hear has brought me to continue the discussion. One statement that sends a surge of anger down my spine:

Computer Animation does not take as much effort as Traditional Animation.

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