Genre Grandeur – The Iron Giant (1999) – Digital Shortbread


I’m a bit late in re-blogging this latest contribution I made to MovieRob’s Genre Grandeur, but hey — better late than never, right? Anyway, click the link to find my take on this month’s GG theme, which was animated/sci-fi/fantasty (non-Disney or Pixar) films. I chose The Iron Giant.


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For this month’s next review for Genre Grandeur – Animated Sci-Fi/Fantasy (Non-Disney/PIXAR) Movies, here’s a review of The Iron Giant (1998) by Tom of Digital Shortbread

Thanks again to S.G. Liput of Rhyme and Reason for choosing this month’s genre.

Next month’s Genre has been chosen by Kim of Tranquil Dreams.  We will be reviewing our favorite teenage/high school romance movies. Please get me your submissions by 25th June by sending them to  Try to think out of the box! Great choice Kim!

Let’s see what Tom thought of this movie:


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Number of times seen: at least a dozen


Brief Synopsis: A boy makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy. (IMDb)


My take on it: Hogarth Hughes (voice of Eli Marienthal) is a typical kid growing up in an era where paranoia has been running rampant…

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9 thoughts on “Genre Grandeur – The Iron Giant (1999) – Digital Shortbread

    • Hi !!!! 😉 Yes, thank you for the comments! I’ve been getting really behind in this blogging business lately but hopefully I’ll be getting more on top of it in the next couple of weeks.

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        • It can definitely start feeling that way. I maybe should go on hiatus for awhile this summer. But every time I plan to do that I hear of or am reminded of a great summer flick coming out that I know I’m going to want to talk about! Haha. #theresnoescape #fromericisaacs

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            • Good plan. I’m working on maybe doing the same. Except a lot of them are probably gonna be a week behind lol. Oh well. That’s how this blog began anyway, most of my posts were *so* far behind I never knew anything different haha!

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    • Haha, that’s really funny I hadn’t even thought about Tomorrowland coming out. About to review that as a matter of fact.


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