Monday , June 14 2021

Wallace and Gromit Online

Wallace and Grommit are back with Wallace & Gromit’s Cracking Contraptions — a series of ten new films featuring Aardman’s Oscar-winning pals and their dubious inventions, available from AtomFilms. The first of the series, “The Soccamatic,” is available for free viewing now.

    Creator Nick Park won Oscars for two Wallace & Gromit shorts and a nomination for the third, and then went on to work on the feature-length “Chicken Run.” Park also produced the current set of shorts, but they were directed by Chris Sadler and Lloyd Price, both previous collaborators with Park. The one- to three-minute pieces each show one of Wallace’s oddball inventions in action.

“Soccamatic” is clever if brief, as the dog Gromit outwits technophile Wallace at every turn.

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: [email protected],, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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