Stop Motion

Duct Tape Tron

This funny new Duck Brand tape spot recreates the light cycle scene from the original Tron using duct tape, and features internet “Tron …

Classic

Tweety’s lost titles

Here’s something I’ve never seen before – and you won’t be seeing it on DVD (or in color) anytime soon yourself. Cartoon historian David …

Disney

“Aristocats” pencil test

Here’s something I haven’t seen before (pardon me if I skipped the Special Edition DVD): an early pencil test sequence from Disney’s The …

Cartoon Culture

Talkin’ Cartoon Music

The folks at New York public radio station WNYC 93.9 are doing a whole week of shows on cartoon music. Today’s show – Soundcheck airing …

Cartoon Culture

A Cartoon Color Wheel

Artists use a color wheel for inspiration; to help select colors and mix pigments. Last month, a group of writers at Slate.com created …

Disney

Disney’s “Planes” …again

We don’t usually post trailers twice, but three months ago we posted the trailer for Disney’s “Cars-inspired” direct-to-DVD movie Planes …

Disney

TV Guide on Jiminy Cricket (1955)

Here’s some fun for a Saturday afternoon. Courtesy of Stuart Shostack, and his incredible collection of TV GUIDE magazines, comes this …

Feature Film

The latest “Tintin” poster

I’m not intentionally ragging on the Tintin movie. I love the character and the original stories, worship his creator Hergé, and admire …

Disney

Lost Louis Prima Disney Song

Here’s a real curio – and a treat for fans (like I am) of Louis Prima. The son of late song writer Floyd Huddleston (The Aristocats), …

Animators

Robert Breer (1926-2011)

Experimental animator Robert Breer has passed away. Breer was a fine art painter who became interested in creating films as art in the …

TV

Nicktoons 20th Anniversary

We celebrated the date August 11th, 1991 earlier this week by marking the anniversary of The Ren & Stimpy Show. But that same second …

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