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  • Persepolis (PG-13)

    Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical comics about growing up in postrevolutionary Iran have been condensed by Satrapi and codirector Vincent Paronnaud into a beautiful black-and-white animation (2007) that both preserves their simplicity and incorporates more fanciful imagery, sometimes from traditional Persian art. more...
  • Pinocchio

    Along with Dumbo, which immediately followed it, this 1940 classic, the second of the Disney animated features, is probably the best in terms of visual detail and overall imagination as well as narrative sweep. more...
  • Planet 51 (PG)

    In this 2009 digital animation, a NASA astronaut (visually reminiscent of Toy Story's Buzz Lightyear, and given voice by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) arrives on a distant planet and is dumbfounded to find it inhabited by a tiny green race of picket-fence bourgeois paranoids. more...
  • Ploey

    Árni Ásgeirsson directed this animated Icelandic kids film about a plover chick left behind in the Arctic when its family migrates south for the winter. more...