The two-time Oscar winner was on hand for an In Conversation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in which he shared a career’s worth of insight, anecdotes and lessons learned in his 30+ year career.
The Iron Giant movie, which hit the theaters back in 1999, had it all. Great animation. Wonderful voice actors. And a heartfelt story. (Have tissues ready for the “Superman” scene.) So both critics and fans alike were a bit mystified when it didn’t rake in millions as later giant robot-with-human sidekicks films did a few years later. Was The Iron Giant ahead of its time?