#Animation “June”

This is pretty much an extended commercial for Lyft, which I might use one day at gunpoint, but it’s a sweet animation, so it made my cut. It features a widow who allows an unexpected turn in life to take her someplace new. Of course, I’d have just taken a cab, but that’s me. Per…

Sayonara

Here’s a nice little film with the theme of sort of a post-apocalyptic global warming, that manages not to be depressing. Says the film’s blurb: “A short story about two unlikely friends saying goodbye. A young man named Charles just lost his home (to the rising ocean). He spends one last day with his best…

Strangers

This is an animation anthology based on the theme “Strangers” by a group called “Late Night Work Club.” The animations were done between 2014 and 2016, and vary in style, content, and clarity. Some I got and some I didn’t, but if you’re a big-time animation fan you may want to check it out. The…

Switch Man #Animation

This morning’s ridiculous animated laugh is entitled “Switch Man,” and is brought to you by the animation duo Hsun-Chun Chuang X Shao-Kuei Tung. It shows an ordinary superhero who changes form in his attempts to defeat Dr. Evil Mantis. Unfortunately for him, his power doesn’t always work out the way he hopes. Described by the…

The Nature of Things: 3 #Animation Films

Although I’ve been a lifelong fan of animation, when it comes to selecting films to show here, I’m much less fan than I am fellow writer. I have no thematic bent; however,  I do look for shorts that tell a story in their brief allotted time. Here are 2 such videos, which combined should take…