The Tour de France has kicked off, which means tonight is the perfect time to snuggle up on the sofa and watch The Triplets of Belleville. The animated feature follows a badass little granny (with a limp and hint of mustache) as she tracks down her cyclist grandson who's been kidnapped by the French mafia.
There's also the eponymous trio of singing sisters and a portly dog. Yes, it's strange and yes, it's fantastic.
Everything about this movie is great. The visuals are like nothing that's come before or after, as evidenced by the well-deserved Academy Award in 2003 when it came out; there's very little dialogue but the score and soundtrack is standalone wonderful (and heyo, also Academy Award-winning); plus the story is weird and funny and unsettling and heartwarming and I just think you are going to love it.
It's streaming on Netflix, so queue 'er up or just hit play, and enjoy. Fair warning: you will be singing the theme tune afterwards. Trust. [Netflix]