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
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
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
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