Tag Archives: Nick Park

Early Man

MEET THE TRIBE ROCKING THE STONE AGE. When a rabbit-hunting tribe of cavemen are driven out of their valley by Bronze Age warriors, young Dug is taken to the invaders’ city and learns all about a mysterious game that’s popular there. Another stop-motion adventure-comedy from Aardman Animation, this time depicting a clash between two eras, … Continue reading Early Man

Chicken Run

A FEW GOOD HEN. Ginger, the most optimistic chicken on a Yorkshire farm, spends every waking minute plotting her escape; when a rooster, Rocky Rhodes, accidentally joins the chickens Ginger sees her chance. The folks behind the brilliant “Wallace & Gromit” shorts accepted the challenge to make a feature film with clay animation, and the results … Continue reading Chicken Run

Curse of the Were-Rabbit: Gorgeously Cheesy

SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY HOPS.  Here’s a few numbers for you: 2.8 tons of Plasticine in 42 colors were used for the characters and the miniature sets, of which there were 30; it took 44 pounds of glue every month to hold the sets together; the filmmakers got 3 seconds of footage every day and … Continue reading Curse of the Were-Rabbit: Gorgeously Cheesy