God DAMN this movie is incredible. It's probably the best thing ever to happen in recorded history. If God made a cake, that cake would be this movie. I'll write another review once I've seen it.
Screening and Q&A with Peter Lord
So today I got to say "you're awesome" directly to animation legend Peter Lord's face. He laughed. It felt amazing.
I won't act like Pirates! is an all-around remarkable film, but I will say that I've seen it about four or five times now. It's just a very fun and well-made family movie. It might even be my favorite thing by Aardman.
During the Q&A, Lord stated that it's never ever been his intention…
Picture something like The Boss Baby, but with murder, cocaine, pedophilia jokes and tons of swearing. That's pretty much what this film is like, so of course I had a blast with it. The movie has such a juvenile exterior that I was honestly kind of shocked by how raunchy it was. I guess this is meant to be a spiritual sequel to 2004's Terkel in Trouble, which I never really planned on seeing.…