Quiz: Which Cinematic Maurice is this Quote Directed At?

In the entire history of fiction, there have been exactly two characters named Maurice. This is a flagrantly untrue statement, but I had to open this little ditty somehow. If you’ve seen both Maurice (1987) or Madagascar (2005)– I’ve seen one of the two; guess which– you’ll know that there is no difference between their … Continue reading Quiz: Which Cinematic Maurice is this Quote Directed At?

Dreamworks Madagascar is a Heart of Darkness Adaptation and I’ll Prove It

Admittedly, Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is pretty depressing. But what if raconteur boat boy Marlow was replaced with an egomaniacal anthropomorphic zoo lion? And what if good old Kurtz had a dance party to I Like to Move It? Great news: Dreamworks answered these questions and more in 2005 with their iconic film Madagascar. Let's go over the basics, shall we? … Continue reading Dreamworks Madagascar is a Heart of Darkness Adaptation and I’ll Prove It