A LETTER TO MOMO ‘Momo e no tegami’ (2011) – Review

A Hiroyuki Okiura film. A LETTER TO MOMO (Momo e no Tegami) (2011) is a detailed hand-drawn animated feature by writer/director Hiroyuki Okiura. Oftentimes, many of the Japanese animated films would feature a child in a particular form of parental separation, either through isolation or death. In Miyazaki’s Ponyo (2008), a small boy, who’s father is often away on long …

Coming to Theaters: LEGENDS OF OZ DOROTHY’s RETURN

There’s trouble in Oz…   Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park International (HPI) announced that the company has picked-up international rights to directors Will Finn and Daniel St. Pierre‘s Legends of Oz Dorothy’s Return. “Legends” is a 3D animated feature film based on the adventure books by Roger Stanton Baum, the great-grandson of L. Frank Baum, and is a continuation of the …

Warren Buffett’s ‘Secret Millionaires Club’ – Review

The best investment kids can make is in themselves.   Warren Buffett‘s Secret Millionaires Club  is an educational animation series featuring Buffett and his young friends offering financial advice. Buffett provides his own unique voice to understanding the importance of fiscal responsibility, and how to have fun doing it. Radley (Ogie Banks), Elena (Julie Maddalena), Jones (Steve Staley) and Lisa (Stephanie Sheh) …