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“The Illusionist” Will Dazzle on Blu-ray May 10th

The 2010 Academy Award nominee for best animated feature has been officially announced for release on Blu-ray.  The Illusionist was written by the late great Jacques Tati and adapted for the screen by Triplets of Belleville extraordinaire Sylvain Chomet.  The story is about an old magician who’s antiquated tricks are being swept away by the […]


‘The Illusionist’ Creates Animated and Heartfelt Wonder

While watching the 2004 Academy Awards, I recall the award for Best Original Song.  After sitting through a set of nominated songs that brought little excitement, the final entry came on.  It was for “Belleville Rendez-vous” from the animated French comedy, The Triplets of Belleville, directed by Sylvain Chomet.  This song was a burst of […]