I had almost little expectations going into this film. I’m not saying I didn’t expect it to be good. I just didn’t know what to expect. I was aware of this film only from hype. That’s not a lot to go on enough for me to get excited about a film. I mostly knew it from the fact that the style looked exactly like that of Secret of The Kells. I still haven’t seen that film, but I think I will be seeing it soon after seeing Song of the Sea. I collect favorite animation studios like Smurfs collect Smurfberries. Disney, Pixar, Ghibli, Laika, Aardman. All amazing. Song of the Sea was my introduction to Irish animation Studio, Cartoon Saloon. It is a discovery I am glad I made.
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Edgar Allan Poe may have been the master of the short story, but that doesn’t mean his works translate well into full-length movies. It’s difficult to extend a short story into a movie without stretching out the narrative and adding elements not in the original tale, although as long as Vincent Price is in the movie it probably doesn’t matter.
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Here is a full list of upcoming screenings with Film Club at our local Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for the month of November 2015.
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