9 Review

     September 9, 2009

“9” is set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland that is visually inspiring, exquisitely crafted, unflinching (for an animated PG-13 movie), and frustratingly vapid.  It’s one thing to see a bloated summer blockbuster indulge in such technical indulgence at the expense of …

Exclusive Video Interview with 9 Director Shane Acker

     September 7, 2009

If you were debating about the debut film from director Shane Acker, I’m here to tell you it’s great.  This visionary tale is worth more than a cursory glance and it’s definitely worth ten of your American dollars.  Set after …

8 Character Posters for Shane Acker’s 9

     July 19, 2009

Focus Features continues to make the smart moves in selling Shane Acker’s upcoming animated film “9” by focusing on the aesthetic. It’s captivating and eye-catching and since the film doesn’t open with the words “Pixar” or “DreamWorks Animation”, it needs …

Final 9 Movie Poster

     June 10, 2009

While movie theaters won’t be getting the final movie poster for director Shane Acker’s “9” till Friday, a select group of online sites have been given it early, and Collider is one of them. As you can (and in high …

New Trailer for 9

     May 20, 2009

Oh, Pixar.  You thought you were safe and secure in your computer-animated kingdom and no one could challenge your superiority.  Okay, well that’s probably true.  “Up” is amazing and I can’t wait to see it again.  But there ARE other …