Mother Mind Studios is turning into a motherlode of creativity. The new digital media company, which promotes and produces feature films, comic books and other artistic endeavors, has developed a strong team including visual artist Daniel Crosier, director/producer Dane Bernhardt, writer Cuyler Mort ... More >>
Spoiler alert: This is one of them.We generally try not to let our hipster cynicism and pessimism override us here at Show and Tell, but there's no way around the truth of hindsight. Now that it's September, and the official Summer movie season is over, we know: The tentpole Summer movies of ... More >>
Interactive texts have been around since the '70s (or earlier, depending on how you're defining them), but the recent push of handheld electronic reading devices has exploded the potential for creating and reimagining works. Still, it hasn't been until recently we've started seeing anyone mak ... More >>
What's the best way to perk up a tired movie franchise? Most of the time, there is no way. But movie producers still continue to try by taking the old characters overseas and hoping the new locale will reheat the leftovers. Case in point: Cars 2. The film comes out this Friday and promises to ... More >>
Bill Plympton has actually eaten all of these things.Although he's been nominated for a couple of Academy Awards, Bill Plympton has always been a little too weird for the mainstream. His surreal animation, in which human forms are stretched, kneaded and punched to their breaking point, is fre ... More >>
We'll take it.The top grossing movie of 2009 was, of course, Avatar, and this year the title goes to Toy Story 3. We're calling that social progress, although there's something a little too futuristic about computer-animated movies taking the crown back-to-back -- we're pretty sure it means ... More >>
The Heenes go "Mad" (click to enlarge).Months after the ill-fated flight of Richard Heene's "experimental craft," the Balloon Boy saga remains almost as fresh in the nation's consciousness as the vomit that spewed from young Falcon Heene live on the Today show last November. For proof, look ... More >>
Brad Bird does it again; health inspectors everywhere shaken to their core.
Boy turns bug in this redemptive kiddie-lit adaptation.
Remembering the films that heated up cinemas this year.
Ira Glass tapes in Denver