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Animation Coming to a Museum Near You

If you love animation, and are looking for something interesting to do this weekend, I suggest heading to your nearest museum. Are you surprised I wrote “museum” and not cinema? Well, the fact is, there are several exhibitions happening all over the United States right now which feature animation. A museum setting is a wonderful …

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‘Frozen’: a Cinematic Wonderland

November 27, 2013 Sisters…Sisters…There were never such devoted sisters… This sentiment of Irving Berlin’s lyric from an older Christmas classic is what is at the heart of the new Disney movie being released just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Frozen, which is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s 1854 tale, “The Snow Queen”, gambles by …

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Finding Nemo 3D — Fresh Fish

Saturday, September 15, 2012 If Cinema Siren had a dime for every time a perfectly down-to-earth average adult said Finding Nemo is one of their favorite movies, I might have a yacht as big as Steven Spielberg’s. The Siren knows animation. Alter ego Leslie Combemale owns a gallery that has specialized in animation and film …

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John Carter

Friday, March 9, 2012 Here Cinema Siren goes again, going against the critical masses. I love John Carter. While it groans under the pressure of its need for exposition, it is an exotic and thrilling space tale that embraces it’s awkward hugeness with such a sense of fun and excitement, I, along with much of …

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Top 10 Halloween Cartoons of all time

Friday, October 21, 2011   Something about classic scary cartoons stirs up nostalgia more than the average every day animation. Is there something about being scared at the same time as entertained that we hold on to from childhood? Every year at ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery, (home of Cinema Siren) October offers the …