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"Life, Animated"



A fascinating subject doesn’t always make a great documentary, and poor filmmaking strains the film “Life, Animated.” The true story of autistic adult Owen Suskind and his family could’ve and should’ve been great, but it fails to live up to its full potential. 470 more words

2016 Film Reviews

Life, Animated (2016)

“All of a sudden, at 3 years-old, Owen vanishes.”

We all want to be understood. That doesn’t necessarily mean we agree on every topic, let alone very many at all. 776 more words


A whole new world is explored in 'Life, Animated'

Life, Animated (2016)

Directed by Roger Ross Williams

At the age of three, to the shock and concern of his parents, Owen Suskind began losing sleep, lost sensory motor skills, and stopped speaking altogether. 546 more words


REVIEW: Life, Animated

Odds are, anyone watching the documentary “Life, Animated” will feel some common ground with the film’s subject. As a young child, Owen Suskind developed autism so severe that he lost motor and verbal capabilities. 286 more words

Movie Reviews

Love of cartoons opens door to boy’s closed mind

By Richard Ades

The first time we meet Owen Suskind, it’s in home movies that show him as a young boy playing with his father and brother and watching Mickey Mouse on TV. 502 more words


Overnight America Podcast: July 15th, 2016 - Ron Suskind, Ed Bark, Cheffy Baby

Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? 223 more words

Overnight America