Every Time I Die frontman Keith Buckley answers your burning cinematic questions. Sort of.
What are your views on CGI and the way it’s been replacing old-style cartoon animation in kid films? —Chance Hibbs, Stuttgart, Germany
I’m sure there are a million and one purists out there who will say that CGI marked the death of the illustrative medium, but I’m not one of them. Frankly, old cartoons look shitty. I love them for nostalgic reasons, but if I had to choose between watching Muttley trying to pull a fast one on Yankee Doodle Pigeon or a fucking 25-foot tall gorilla break the jaw of a Tyrannosaurus rex like Macho Man tearing into a Slim Jim, I’m going with the latter.
Do you think there is merit to the growing genre of comedies that are, almost exclusively, only funny when intoxicated? —Kelby Hargrove, via Internet
This is a great question and one I’ve pondered many times on shrooms. A Bottle of alcohol is to the comedy genre what 3-D is to Pixar: It is the only way to feel fully engrossed in the trite and often poorly conceived tribulations of the comedic protagonist. If you don’t believe