HOME MOVIES

Long before dvd discs and vhs tapes there were home movies – physical celluloid film in 16mm and 8mm widths on reels that you had to run …

Why CG Humans Are Creepy

It’s a little too late (or is that too early) to be thinking such deep thoughts, but there’s a fascinating post on Momus’ blog about the …

First Brando, now Chris Reeve…

When Brando died, he left behind an embarassing voice track for an awful looking animated film. Apparently Kal-El is following in …

Now Even More Fantastic

The French animated feature FANTASTIC PLANET (1973), directed by Rene Laloux, is slated to be remade in live-action. Emru Townsend puts …

Blogging Pixar

Ken Bautista has started a new all-Pixar blog called LUXO. And if you’re wondering why you can’t find any INCREDIBLES toys at your local …

Some Rumors on the Internets

> Archive.org has posted another industrial film worth checking out: MAN ON THE LAND, a 1951 UPA production designed by Bill Hurtz for …

Clean Streets and New Friends

Wednesday, July 21, 2004_________________________ What grim and violent ancestors these nice Icelandic natives must have had! The …

A HECKLE & JECKLE CHRISTMAS

Just came back from the comic book shop, where I found this new item: a Heckle & Jeckle Christmas Tree Ornament Set!Dark Horse Comics …

SMOKING POPEYE

Speaking of ebay, here’s a toy you’ll never see marketed again: Smoking Popeye!This item recently sold on ebay for $2,551. The box says …

EYE CANDY

This maybe the coolest thing I’ve ever found on ebay (and didn’t win). A key cel & drawing from the original, rarely seen opening titles …

VINTAGE CARTOON TRAILERS

Film collector Jim Tucker sent me these cool frame grabs from vinatge intermission trailers that used to run in theatres in the 1940s, …

Hey Hey Hey …. It’s Crap!

Marvel at the mind-numbing unfunniness of the latest cartoon-turned-live bomb FAT ALBERT. The most telling example of what passes for …

Tom Neely Show Opening Tonight

Tom Neely, director/animator of BROTHER, CAN YOU SPARE A JOB?, has an art show opening tonight at the Harmony Gallery (5911-1/2 Franklin, …

Bird In London

Will you be in London on October 27? Want to hear Brad Bird speak and then see a sneak preview screening of THE INCREDIBLES? Then don’t …

Political Cartoon Season

Last night, THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO premiered the new Jibjab short GOOD TO BE IN DC, which is a sequel of sorts to their …

BBC Radio: Toonhounds and Teabags

“Toonhounds and Teabags” – it sounds dirty, but it’s the name of a BBC Radio report about the history of British animation. IMDB’s Jon …

THE DAWS BUTLER BOOK

DAWS BUTLER: CHARACTERS ACTOR, the official biography of the voice of Yogi Bear and Huckleberry Hound, by Joe Bevilacqua and Ben Ohmart …

11 FILMS BY DAN McLAUGHLIN

11 Films by Dan McLaughlin is a new DVD compilation featuring eleven short films by filmmaker Dan McLaughlin, head of the world-renowned …

ANOTHER NAIL IN THE 2-D COFFIN

Talk about “below the radar”. Has anyone heard of this upcoming 2-D feature film? Does anyone care?THE EASTER EGG ESCAPADE is supposedly …

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