Ruben Brandt, Collector
The film is lighthearted but not frivolous, and the animation - a mix of computer-generated and hand-drawn - is so innovative and fun it's always…
Peter Sobczynski is a contributor to eFilmcritic.com and Magill's Cinema Annual and can be heard weekly on the nationally syndicated "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" radio show.
His work has also been seen in such places as the Daily Herald, playboy.com and NYFA.org and he has contributed to the upcoming book "World Film Locations: Chicago."
He saw his first movie ("Dumbo") at the age of three and hasn't stopped talking about them since. His favorite film is "Buckaroo Banzai," his favorite director is Brian De Palma and his favorite actors are Dick Miller and Nastassja Kinski.
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