Mark’s Most Remarkable Films of 2016: Zootopia, Arrival & Sausage Party

Mark’s Most Remarkable Films of 2016: Zootopia, Arrival & Sausage Party

It’s time to look back through the movies of 2016 and, awards-show style, pick the most remarkable films in a variety of categories.   A couple rules: only films I’ve reviewed are qualified and only one film can be nominated for each category, for… reasons.  I’ll present you the nominations first, then the winners after, with a runner-up in every category.  See if you can guess. Read more

Zootopia: Genius, Rich & Inviting with Amazing Character Design [Review]

Zootopia: Genius, Rich & Inviting with Amazing Character Design [Review]

Normally I don’t go in for G-rated films.  I like a little sex and bloodshed in my entertainment, not to mention cussing.  At least there was nudity, which was hilarious.  If you think that’s a spoiler, it’s not.  There were naked animals in the trailer.  But my goodness, how I enjoyed this film.  The world of Zootopia was rich and inviting and the story was well told. Read more