My brothers and I could agree on precisely one thing when we were children: Wallace and Gromit. We must have watched the bumbling, cheese-loving inventor and his highly intelligent dog fly to the moon in their homemade rocket and thwart a jewel heist by a devious penguin literally hundreds of times, yet we never got sick of it.
These short stop-motion films, (A Grand Day Out, 1989, and The Wrong Trousers, 1993) created by Aardman Animations, were such formative part of my childhood that I approached an adult rewatch with some trepidation. I need not have worried: Wallace and Gromit are just as funny, just as lively, just as delightful at the age of 32 as they were at the age of eight. Furthermore, for an adult, they come with an extra layer