DiscoverThe Next Picture Show#124: (Pt. 1) Isle of Dogs / Chicken Run
#124: (Pt. 1) Isle of Dogs / Chicken Run

#124: (Pt. 1) Isle of Dogs / Chicken Run

Update: 2018-04-171
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Is there such a thing as “auteurist animation”? That’s a question that unites this week’s pairing, which looks at two highly collaborative stop-motion animated films that nonetheless bear the fingerprints of a singular filmmaking presence: Wes Anderson’s new ISLE OF DOGS and Aardman Animations’ 2000 feature CHICKEN RUN, co-directed by Wallace & Gromit creator Nick Park. In this half of the pairing we focus on CHICKEN RUN, digging into what exactly gives it that “Aardman Touch,” whether its storyline reflects its status as a US-Britain co-production, and the advantages of silicone over plasticine when it comes to chicken puppets. Plus, feedback on our recent episodes on TRON and READY PLAYER ONE.
Please share your comments, thoughts, and questions about CHICKEN RUN, ISLE OF DOGS, or both by sending an email to comments@nextpictureshow.net, or leaving a short voicemail at (773) 234-9730.

SHOW NOTES:
Works Cited: “Home is a reminder that DreamWorks Animation needs an actual identity” by Tasha Robinson (thedissolve.com)
Outro music: “Flip, Flop, and Fly” by Ellis Hall

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#124: (Pt. 1) Isle of Dogs / Chicken Run

#124: (Pt. 1) Isle of Dogs / Chicken Run

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