Jeff York

5 Reasons the Animated Batman Still Bests the Live-Action Versions

5 Reasons the Animated Batman Still Bests the Live-Action Versions

Batman: Hush, the new animated Batman movie that hit VOD last Tuesday, is flawed and missing a lot of the narrative that made Jeff Loeb and Jim Lee’s graphic novel so exquisite. Still, even with a truncated running time of only one hour and twenty-one minutes, and an ending different from the comics, it still […]

 Jeff York

The Live-Action “Dumbo” Forgets to Keep It Simple

The Live-Action “Dumbo” Forgets to Keep It Simple

The classic Disney animated feature Dumbo from 1941 was a mere 64 minutes long. The new live-action version is one-hour and 52 minutes. This new take on the material pads out the story, adding dozens of human characters into the mix while lessening the focus on the baby elephant character with the ginormous ears. As […]