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LIFE, ANIMATED... and the power of film

This Friday in the UK sees the release of Roger Ross Williams’ inspiring new documentary, Life, Animated, and I cannot recommend it enough.

I saw the film back in January when I went to Sundance. 1,194 more words


Cinema Review - Life, Animated

When he was three years old, Owen Suskind was diagnosed with autism, and retreated into his own world. Over time, Owen’s parents realised that watching animated Disney films was not only something the family could do together, but it was also something that Owen used to communicate with his family a little at a time. 472 more words


Film Review & Trailer: Life, Animated

This documentary about how Disney movies helped an autistic child, both moved and made Frances Winston chuckle in parts. It is sure to be of interest to anyone with an autistic child, or working in the area… 603 more words

Culture & Arts

Donald Trump Is Like Mobster, Stephen Colbert Mulls With Ron Suskind

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ron Suskind says he originally saw Donald Trump’s candidacy for its “entertainment side,” Trump being a reality show actor. But since Debate 3, he thinks the GOP’s nominee is “a darker thing.” 318 more words

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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