One of the reasons I enjoy the festival is the lack of children at the screenings. This was my first selection ever from the Sprockets program and the theatre was full of tiny excitable people. It was not as bad as I thought it would be-if anything they behaved themselves better than some of the media and industry delegates who keep checking their crackberrys during the screenings.
Sunshine Barry and the Disco Worms is the uplifting tale of a worm and his friends who want to boogie despite everyone thinking worms are only good for digging holes. The animation is decent-it’s not Pixar quality, but then what is. The songs are the typical disco classics, and the message is appropriately positive. Not too deep or memorable, but fun for the whole family. I wish I had scheduled this one immediately after Hunger as a chaser.