All articles by Alex Dudok de Wit

Reviews

Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood adds another charming coming-of-age story to the Richard Linklater universe

Linklater’s animated feature takes a child’s eye view of the Space Age Fever surrounding the 1969 moon landing.

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood adds another charming coming-of-age story to the Richard Linklater universe
The best of 2021

2021: the year in animation

By Alex Dudok de Wit

2021: the year in animation
Reviews

The Crossing uses striking animation techniques but its story struggles to pick up momentum

By Alex Dudok de Wit

The Crossing uses striking animation techniques but its story struggles to pick up momentum
From the Sight and Sound archive

Salaam Bombay! ranks with the masterpieces of neo-realism

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Salaam Bombay! ranks with the masterpieces of neo-realism
Interviews

Drawing ahead: Suzuki Toshio on the future of Studio Ghibli

By Alex Dudok de Wit

Drawing ahead: Suzuki Toshio on the future of Studio Ghibli
Reviews

Away review: a lone animator on the open road

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
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
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
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

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