Brad Bird directs the animated feature based on the Ted Hughes book

‘The Iron Giant’ – A boy and his robot buddy on Max and Paramount+

Brad Bird’s cartoon fable in science fiction clothing and fairy tale trappings is a delightful throwback to the classic era of hand-drawn animated movies and delivers the most amazing little boy wish fulfillment fantasies.

‘Up’ – a wondrous animated odyssey on Disney+

The fantastical adventure from Pixar is a film of whimsy and wonder, mixing Jules Verne imagination with the bubble-gum colors of a children’s picture book and Pixar’s trademark bouncy humor, all stirred with memories of childhood dreams.

Steven Spielberg directs the big screen adventure adapted from the Herge graphic novels

Steven Spielberg directs ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ on Netflix and Paramount+ and free on Hoopla

Steven Spielberg’s first foray into motion capture filmmaking turns the legendary boy journalist and globe-trotting adventurer of the early graphic novels of Herge into a big screen hero.