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Friday Night Flicks: The Joy of Books, Again

I’m taking it a bit easy for a few days after all the Advent posts, so today’s wonderful stop-motion flick is a re-post from August of 2015. If you saw it then, I hope you enjoy it this time around … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Nicholas Was

Some of you may feel the need of an antidote to a surfeit of seasonal comfort and joy about now, so today’s flick should do the trick. I first posted the video five years ago, but many of you may … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: First Christmas

Tonight’s flick is another story that gives a nod to the seasonal promotion of love and friendship and “goodwill toward men”, done in an entertaining and non-saccharine way. (And I couldn’t resist a film with a tiggywinkle as protagonist.)   … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Christmas 2019 Ad | John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners

It’s the first Friday in December, and in the hopes of showing this to you before everyone on your mailing list and all your Facebook friends have recommended it, I am posting this at the beginning of the month rather … Continue reading

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Bonus Flick: The Halloween Costume

It has been a while since I posted any animation, so I thought it would be nice to have an animated video for Hallowe’en. This quiet little flick by Jonathon Yule tells the story of his favourite costume.     … Continue reading

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Send In the Clowns

This is my 600th post since I began this blog, and this week I reached (and surpassed) the total number of views I had for last year. In recognition of those milestones, it’s time for another giveaway. Since many of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Gastaloops

Tonight’s flick is a mesmerising collection of 100 gifs created by Gasta in one of those self-inflicted internet challenges. From the text on the Vimeo page: Browsing on internet I found a few people that are keeping themselves busy with … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Pnit by Pneuhaus

Tonight’s flick is an unlikely choice for two reasons: the video was featured on Colossal, which means it already has extensive exposure, and it has nothing to do with paper, or books, and only a tenuous relationship with animation. It … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Van Gogh – Challenging the ‘Tortured Genius’ Myth

It was Mental Health Week in Canada last week. This is Mental Health Awareness Week in Britain, and it is Mental Health Month in the USA. Tonight’s flick, produced for the Tate Gallery, examines attitudes relating to mental health and … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Forest Dreams

Tonight’s flick has a short accompanying statement on Vimeo from the animators. Forest Dreams is a collaborative noncommercial project of two artists – Victoria Samoilova and Yaroslav Primachenko. It is our declaration of love to the animated films with their … Continue reading

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