animation

A Matter of Loaf and Death

There can be no more important event on television this year than the premiere of a new Wallace and Gromit movie, their first since "Curse of the Were-Rabbit", and their first TV program since "A Close Shave" thirteen years ago.

"A Matter of Loaf and Death" premieres in Australia on ABC1 on Wednesday, December 3 at 8.30pm, repeated on ABC2 on Thursday, December 4 at 8.10pm.

Shrek (2001)

I found "Shrek" to be a quite charmless movie - in many ways the antithesis of everything a good animated fairy tale should be.

The whole film had a smugness and self-consciousness that made me feel rather uneasy. Eddie Murphy as the voice of the ass was, well, just an ass. The choices of contemporary music didn't gel, as far as I was concerned. The animation was OK, although I am from the Old School and like seeing black borders on all my cartoon characters...