Movie Reviews & Stories
Even in a town known for incubating distinctive animation
talents, Portland-born Bill Plympton is special. Not only is he one of
the most iconic animators currently working—his work is recogniza
On my way to Ron Jeremy's Club Sesso last night, I received a phone call from my father. “Be careful at that event, India… there will be some pretty unsavory characters present.” Unsavory? What did that even mean? I was about to go meet Bill Plympton, one of the world's coolest, and crudest, cartoonists!Was he implying that cartoon lovers were seedy? Certainly the club's regulars ...
Sometimes when dreaming, I will come to the sudden realization that everything that has been happening to me in my slumbering reveries is in fact a film that I am watching (for some reason, it is always showing outdoors, at dusk). I don't know whether this recurring epiphany is some act of self-protection by my unconscious or merely an inevitable result of working as a movie critic, but it does ...