As a connoisseur of golden age cartoons, Adult Swim’s gag driven animated series, Superjail!, hits a real soft spot in my heart.Read More
If you’re not watching Adult Swim’s China, IL, you’re making a huge mistake. At Comic Con ’13 we had the opportunity to sit down with series creator, Brad Neely, executive producer, Daniel Weidenfeld, and star, Jeffrey Tambor to discuss the upcoming season.Read More Adult Swim, animation, brad neely, cartoon, china IL, Comic-Con, daniel weidenfeld, Greta Gerwig, hulk hogan, Interview, Jeffrey Tambor, Roundtable, university
While the kids today don’t know who Max Fleischer was, his contributions to the advancement of animated family entertainment are pretty important. Betty Boop, Popeye, and Superman are just a few of the many characters he brought to the big screen, along with some pretty significant creative and technical innovations. His characters possess distinctly more […]Read More animation, betty boop, cartoon, christmas, dreamland, featured, fleischer, fleischer studios, grampy, holiday, max, orphanage, Penguin, popeye, red-nosed, reindeer, rudolph, toys
Did I get the Care Bears: The Original Series Collection DVD set because I have a six year old daughter? No, but it was as good an excuse as any for me to be able to sit down and watch these beloved episodes again. Did the fact that the info. sheet which arrived with the […]Read More Blu-ray and DVD, Care Bear Cousins, Care Bears, cartoon, DVD, Lionsgate, Nutcracker, Original Series
The history of maverick filmmaker Ralph Bakshi‘s 1992 return to feature length films, Cool World, is the quintessential example of a studio’s complete disregard for artistic vision, maximization of profits, pandering to the powerful, double dealings, manipulation, and Hollywood nepotism. The film marked the end of a 9 year movie hiatus for Bakshi, he has […]Read More animation, Brad Pitt, cartoon, cartoon fetishism, cool world, David Bowie, Disney, fleicsher, fleischer studios, frank mancuso, gabriel byrne, holli would, Kim Basinger, Ralph Bakshi, roger rabbit, sex, Video Vault, violence
The average filmgoer probably has not heard of “Bone,” but to the comic geek, this is exciting news. Jeff Smith’s “Bone” was a series of comic books written from 1991-2004, and it follows the story of three cartoonish creatures as they struggle to survive in an epic fantasy world. Imagine Lord of the Rings with […]Read More Animal Logic, animation, Bone, cartoon, comic book, Jeff, Patrick Sean Smith, PJ Hogan, Smith, Warner Bros.