Shannon Sawyer, Cartoons Underground’s guest author, reviews The Little Prince, an animated movie based on the book of the same name by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The year of 2015 already feels like a long time ago as January comes to a close, but it’s also a chance to look back on events, but for the sake of time…

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Shannon Sawyer, Cartoons Underground’s guest author, reviews Home Sweet Home, an animated short by Pierre Clenet, Alejandro Diaz, Romain Mazevet and Stéphane Paccola. Home Sweet Home is a CGI animated short film created in 2013 by Pierre Clenet, Alejandro Diaz, Romain Mazevet and Stéphane Paccola. The film follows the adventures of a sentient house as…

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Cartoons Underground’s guest author, Shannon Sawyer, reviews one of France’s most ingenious animated films. Here’s her take on Ernest and Celestine: Ernest and Celestine is an animated film released in France in 2012 by La Parti Productions and in the United States 2013 that has garnered attention for it’s beautiful art and style at first…

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R’ha (2013) is an animated science fiction short film by Kaleb Lechowski. The story takes place on an alien world where technology has surpassed the species it was created by and it seeks to destroy them. A captured alien gives the audience the backstory all while being tortured by an artificial intelligence for information on…

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I went in to Sylvain Marc’s “Verne on Vacation” completely blind—I had no idea what to expect except a pilot for a cartoon, and that was it. Upon clicking that ‘play’ button, what immediately struck me were the vibrant colors and textures the world is built with, and second was the lively animation that brings…

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