Was Bambi Jewish? It sounds like the setup to an unfunny “Family Guy” joke, but it’s actually the fascinating argument put forth by Paul Reitter, an author and professor at Ohio State, in a newly published “Jewish Review of Books” piece entitled “Bambi’s Jewish Roots.”
Author: Amid Amidi
The world through pork-colored lenses…
A new website called “The Blue Umbrella” Making-Of Holiday Calendar promises a rare and revealing insider’s look at Pixar’s creative process.
“Space Dandy”, the eagerly-awaited anime series from the creative team behind “Cowboy Bebop,” will debut on Adult Swim’s Toonami block in January 2014.
Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner took to his Twitter account yesterday (yes, he has a Twitter account) to proclaim the Disney short “Get a Horse!” as the best film of the year.
Some artists create their artwork using a pencil and paper, others use a mouse and a monitor, and my favorite kind uses flour, sugar, and eggs. This insanely huge and probably delicious “Frozen” cake featuring sculpures of Olaf and Sven was made by UK-based cake-making wizard Laura Miller.
Seven animated features lead the nominations for ASIFA-Hollywood’s 41st Annie Awards.
Eagle-eyed viewers of “Frozen” may have noticed a split-second cameo in the film by Rapunzel and Flynn Rider from “Tangled.” The “Tangled” easter egg surprised even Nathan Greno, the co-director of the film, who
Disney’s “Frozen,” directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, smashed every possible box office record for a Disney film this weekend, and earned an estimated $66.7 million over the 3-day, and $93M over the five-day holiday period.
“Frozen,” Disney’s 53rd animated feature, directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, opens this week. What did you think of it?
It’s Thanksgiving so let’s enjoy “Jerky Turkey,” a classic 1945 MGM short directed by the one and only Tex Avery.
During President Barack Obama’s visit to DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday, “How to Train Your Dragon 2” director Dean DeBlois offered a quick demonstration of how they use motion capture at DreamWorks.
Once upon a time, there was a little king who lost control of the sun…
Classical hand-drawn animation lovers can’t be too choosy nowadays. We’ve got to get our fix wherever we can find it, so here’s an Eric Goldberg-animated spot for the “Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party” event at Walt Disney World.
It’s hard to believe that Craig McCracken’s “Powerpuff Girls” turn fifteen years old this month. When the series premiered on Cartoon Network on November 18, 1998, it was the highest rated premiere in the network’s history at the time.
Indie animated feature distributor GKIDS has announced that the highly anticipated hand-drawn French film “Ernest and Celestine” will open in New York and Los Angeles on March 14, 2014.
The new virtual pet app Hatch is being described as a Tamagotchi for iPhones. While that may not excite too many readers of this site—if readers are even old enough to remember what Tamagotchis are—the app’s intro cinematic merits a look.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. That appears to be the DreamWorks motto for its property “Turbo.”
Pixar has laid off dozens of employees due to its troubled film project “The Good Dinosaur.”
It’s been a great fall season for film festival trailers. Last week, we posted one by Joanna Quinn, and today, we have three more creative efforts by Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels, Robert Loebel and Nicolas Ménard.
While the limited animation of “The Simpsons” is no match for the lush rubbery beauty of 1930s Disney theatrical shorts, the show’s opening couch gag this week is a fair homage to the extraordinary creative spirit of classic Hollywood animation.
The White House announced today that President Obama will speak on November 26th about the economy at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale.