All articles by Alex Dudok de Wit

Reviews

Away review: a lone animator on the open road

A marooned boy explores his strange surroundings in young Latvian animator Gints Zilbalodis’s debut feature, a solo production that heralds a future of non-industrial computer animation.

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Away review: a lone animator on the open road
Lists

50 key anime films

By Nick Bradshaw, Darren Ashmore and others

50 key anime films
In partnership with JNTO

Tick tick... boom: anime goes global

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Tick tick... boom: anime goes global
Reviews

Klaus review: cutting-edge festive animation with a cynical sting

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Klaus review: cutting-edge festive animation with a cynical sting
Reviews

The Lion King review: Disney’s CGI remake is lifelike but listless

By Alex Dudok de Wit

The Lion King review: Disney’s CGI remake is lifelike but listless
News

Quick on the draw: the best animated shorts at Annecy Festival 2019

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Quick on the draw: the best animated shorts at Annecy Festival 2019
News

Animated lives: five of the best features from Annecy Festival 2019

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Animated lives: five of the best features from Annecy Festival 2019
Features

Looping around limitations: the experimental shorts of Tezuka Osamu

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Looping around limitations: the experimental shorts of Tezuka Osamu
Reviews

Dumbo review: Disney’s remake takes on dead weight

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Dumbo review: Disney’s remake takes on dead weight
Reviews

The Lego Movie 2 review: this hyper-aware sequel builds a wall of irony

By Alex Dudok de Wit

The Lego Movie 2 review: this hyper-aware sequel builds a wall of irony

Detainment review: a plea for wiser judgement

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Detainment review: a plea for wiser judgement
News

Five of the best at the 2018 Manchester Animation Festival 2018

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Five of the best at the 2018 Manchester Animation Festival 2018
News

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2018: convening the vanguard of British cinema

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2018: convening the vanguard of British cinema
News

Peace, love… and Estonian madness at the Hiroshima Animation Festival 2018

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Peace, love… and Estonian madness at the Hiroshima Animation Festival 2018
Features

Takahata Isao obituary: Studio Ghibli’s quiet visionary of the real

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Takahata Isao obituary: Studio Ghibli’s quiet visionary of the real
Reviews

Sanctuary review: rejecting disability stereotypes and sermons

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Sanctuary review: rejecting disability stereotypes and sermons
Polls

The best indie animation of 2016

By Chris Robinson, Alex Dudok de Wit and others

The best indie animation of 2016
News

Toons in the air: highlights of 2016’s Manchester and London animation festivals

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Toons in the air: highlights of 2016’s Manchester and London animation festivals
News

FiSahara: the world’s only film festival in a refugee camp

By Alex Dudok de Wit

FiSahara: the world’s only film festival in a refugee camp
Polls

The best indie animation of 2015

By Alex Dudok de Wit, Chris Robinson and others

The best indie animation of 2015
News

Toons by women at Encounters 2015

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Toons by women at Encounters 2015
News

London 2015: Shorts, centre-stage

By Alex Dudok de Wit

London 2015: Shorts, centre-stage
Features

Te Wei, founding father of Chinese animation

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Te Wei, founding father of Chinese animation
Reviews

Toon of the week: Song of the Sea

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Toon of the week: Song of the Sea
Features

Paris: animation capital of the world?

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Paris: animation capital of the world?

Salaryman Man

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Salaryman Man
Interviews

Diego Luna on filming Abel – the Sight & Sound Young Journalism Competition interview

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Diego Luna on filming Abel – the Sight & Sound Young Journalism Competition interview