Tag: hand-drawn animation

IN THEATERS (SF) – “When Marnie Was There”

When Marnie Was There (2015; Dir.: Hiromasa Yonebayashi) GRADE: B+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens today at Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco and the California Theatre in Berkeley. Hand-drawn animation stalwarts Studio Ghibli shut down production late August following the retirement of guiding light Hiyao Miyazaki, so When […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Cheatin’

Cheatin’ (2015; Dir.: Bill Plympton) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Opens today at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco, the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood in Berkeley, and the Rialto Cinemas in Sebastopol. In a genre overwhelmingly dominated by major studios, nine-digit budgets, digital animation, wisecracking animals, A-list voice casts, […]