‘Mad Monster Party?’: Primitive Graphics and Simple Jokes, but Still Amusing (review)

1967 movie made by Rankin and Bass, the guys behind those old claymation Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer movies. Baron von Frankenstein (voice of Boris Karloff) has just invented “the means to destroy matter.” He wants to hold a conference to tell his monster buddies about his discovery and also that he’s retiring and leaving hisContinue reading “‘Mad Monster Party?’: Primitive Graphics and Simple Jokes, but Still Amusing (review)”

‘Igor’: My Kind of Family (Re)Animation Movie (review)

Malaria is a simple country, where the people are poor and sell evil inventions to support themselves. It’s populated mainly by mad scientists and their assistants, called Igors, who are second-class citizens. One particular Igor (John Cusack) is our protagonist. When his master Dr. Glickenstein (John Cleese) dies unexpectedly, he sees his chance to pursueContinue reading “‘Igor’: My Kind of Family (Re)Animation Movie (review)”