Batman Mask of the Phantasm (1993): 4.5/5

This film was written in response to the incredible success of the first season of the original  Batman: The Animated Series, released in the 1990s. Distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by Eric Radomski and Bruce Timm, it did poorly in theaters, yet garnered fairly positive critical reviews. My memories of this movie are vague, but the story has haunted meContinue reading “Batman Mask of the Phantasm (1993): 4.5/5”

Memorable Moments in Animation: Cartoons, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s

With the innovation of sound cartoons in 1928, animation’s popularity skyrocketed into the Golden Age of Animation that extended into the late 1960s. In fact, the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film (1931) is one of the oldest awards implemented into the Oscars (only in its 5th year). The 40’s, 50’s and 60’s were especially prominent as iconicContinue reading “Memorable Moments in Animation: Cartoons, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s”