Animation in film

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Wallace and Gromit maker warns UK animators may have to move abroad
Exclusive: head of Aardman studio blames Brexit as UK falls behind on skills and tax relief

Dalya Alberge

06, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish review – sharp, striking Shrek spin-off
Puss, voiced by Antonio Banderas, must beat Goldilocks, Jack Horner and co to the magic star that will restore his nine lives in this lively animation

Wendy Ide

05, Feb, 2023 @12:30 PM

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish review – sequel no one wanted resembles longform DVD extra
Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and other stars squander their talents voicing harmless but pointless sequel to 2010’s Puss in Boots

Peter Bradshaw

02, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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The best theatre to stream this month: The Boy With Two Hearts, Punchdrunk and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Billy Crystal’s musical about a fading comedian, a female Faustus and a revival of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate

Chris Wiegand

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond review – baffling anime spin-off
This visually striking fantasy will require familiarity with the source material – and a love of slime

Wendy Ide

15, Jan, 2023 @12:30 PM

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Post your questions for Patton Oswalt
Perhaps you’ve always wondered how he made Remy so appealing in Ratatouille, or what it’s like to work with Amy Poehler? Now’s your chance to ask the Hollywood actor and standup

Guardian film

12, Jan, 2023 @4:23 PM

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Best films of 2022 in the UK: No 4 – Flee
An immensely powerful, humanising documentary about one Afghan’s escape from 1980s Kabul, made all the more thrilling and suspenseful through its animation

Benjamin Lee

20, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Nutcracker and the Magic Flute review – a turkey with all the trimmings
A girl’s toys come to life in this nonsensical animated Christmas mashup of Tchaikovsky and Mozart

Wendy Ide

18, Dec, 2022 @11:30 AM

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The Amazing Maurice review – perky Terry Pratchett adaptation
Hugh Laurie gives voice to a cat with a devious plan in this enjoyable, if slightly macabre, family film

Wendy Ide

18, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Streaming: the best crowd-pleasers​ to watch this festive season
Tired of It’s a Wonderful Life? This Christmas, try feasting with family and friends on recent films ranging from Top Gun: Maverick to Pinocchio and The Banshees of Inisherin

Guy Lodge

17, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Amazing Maurice review – rodent crime caper is a riot of silliness
A stellar cast have a lot of fun hamming it up in this adaptation of a Terry Pratchett novel about a bunch of scamming rats who come unstuck on a con gone wrong

Cath Clarke

14, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Nutcracker and the Magic Flute review – fairytale mashup is a right turkey
Combining elements of the Nutcracker and the Magic Flute into something this bland and forgettable takes some doing, in addition to an inert female lead

Cath Clarke

13, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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