The animation as one would expect is gorgeous and the voice performances from Richard E. Grant as Magpie who takes Robin under his wing and Gillian Anderson as a menacing cat are first rate. – Flickering Myth
From legendary animation studio, Aardman Animation comes Robin Robin, the forthcoming holiday stop-motion film that’s sure to delight the family! If Aardman sounds familiar, they are known for iconic stop-motion films such as Shaun the Sheep, Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit. Watch the cute-as-a-button film trailer (below) which premiered on Monday at the BFI London Film Festival.
Robin Robin premieres November 24 on Netflix! Set your reminder here.
The trailer also puts on proud display the artisanal animation style that Aardman — the studio behind films such as Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Chicken Run — is known for. – Collider
The charming half-hour short, which features the voices of Gillian Anderson and Richard E. Grant, tells the story of a baby robin (called Robin) who is adopted by a family of thieving mice – Variety
‘”Netflix’s ‘Robin Robin’ is the stop-motion wonderland of your holiday dreams” – Mashasble
Robin Robin, a holiday special from Aardman Animation, makers of Shaun the Sheep, Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit. “Starring Gillian Anderson, Richard E Grant, Bronte Carmichael and Adeel Akhtar.”
When her egg fortuitously rolls into a rubbish dump, Robin is raised by a loving family of mice. As she grows up, her differences become more apparent. Robin sets off on the heist to end all heists to prove to her family that she can be a really good mouse – but ends up discovering who she really is.
Still can’t get enough of Virgin River? Well, the cast of the hit series on Netflix — namely Alexandra Breckenridge (“Mel”) and Martin Henderson (“Jack”) — confirmed there will be a Season 4 coming as well as a Season 5! In the meantime, watch this fantastic Fender Artist Check-In with the series Composer, Jeff Garber, who plays the “Virgin River Main Title” on his Fender guitar.
Lakeshore Records has released Jessica Rose Weiss‘ score to Dog Gone Trouble— available now digitally on all major music services! The score by Jessica Rose Weiss (Cinderella) blends big orchestral sounds with a bit of funk throughout the album, providing a hint of the mood and action of this feel-good animated feature now streaming on Netflix. Keep reading for the soundtrack listening link and more about Jessica Rose Weiss.
Big Sean, Pamela Adlon, Lucy Hale and more lend their voices to the characters!
The privileged life of a pampered dog named Trouble is turned upside-down when he gets lost and must learn to survive on the big-city streets.
Lakeshore Records has released Kathryn Bostic’s EMMY-nominated score to Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir — available now digitally on all major music services! The 14-track album showcases her composition for the EMMY-nominated American Masters (PBS) documentary about pioneering author Amy Tan. Keep reading for the album listening link and more about the film.
The score by award-winning composer Kathryn Bostic, who was recently shortlisted for an Oscar in 2020 for her song “High Above the Water,” is an emotionally rich backdrop to the documentary film profiling the pioneering author Amy Tan. The masterfully played piano as well as the strings and percussion, reflect the strength of Tan’s spirit as her life and career unfold in the film.
Are you falling in love with the Virgin River soundtrack? We had the privilege of catching up with some of the soundtrack artists recently: Keeley Bumford (Dresage), Phillip LaRue (Phillip LaRue and The Wildwoods), and Chance Pena! They share their journey of paying tribute to hit songs such as Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds,” Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time,” and Jason Mraz’s “I Won’t Give Up.” Their cover songs are heard in Virgin River (Music From The Netflix Series), out now on Lakeshore Records.
Keep reading for the full interview and listening links. Please note: there are minor spoilers in this interview for those not caught up on the show.