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Cool Stuff: CARDBOARD

Here’s a nifty little stop-motion animation created by Sjors Vervoort as his graduation project. I do so enjoy street art.  (via @hntrgthrr on twitter)

Cool Stuff: Tarboy

Not too sure about the name of the of the main character, but I’m definitely digging the animation. Tarboy was created by James Lee, with music by Hania Lee. Enjoy the pretty thing. (via @compoundj on twitter)

Cool Stuff: Yellow Cake

Yellow Cake is a great in that it disarms the viewer with a false sense of security and then viciously rips it away by effectively mixing some rather adorable creatures with horrific acts of war. The two extremes play very well together in this beautifully put together short. According to an interview on Slow Decade, the idea […]

Cool Stuff: Ryan

In 2004, Chris Landreth created an animated interpretation of an interview he had with Ryan Larkin (1943-2007). The short went on to win numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2005. Larkin, who had been a rising star three decades prior is shown here living out every artist’s worst nightmare, destitute […]

"Dora" and "Diego": Double the Trouble, Half the Fun

My colleague Ed Liu has apparently exhausted himself looking after the Dora and Diego franchises for Toon Zone, and so falls to me the job of finding six hundred words—Any words! Not excluding “abalone” and “metonymy,” if I can find a place for them—that can be applied to the latest DVD offerings to star Nickelodeon’s […]

Cool Stuff: The Dog and the Butcher

The Dog and the Butcher was created by Jonathan Holt and done as his senior thesis for the Ringling College of Art and Design in Florida. You’ll find some extra art for this short on his portfolio blog. The plot of the short could have been less predictable. It desperately needs one good gag added […]

New "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Video Clip from "Children of the Force"

Lucasfilm has released a new video clip from “Children of the Force,” the upcoming new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars that will premiere on Friday, October 9, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Click the image to play the clip (requires QuickTime): <!– Right-click (control-click on a Mac) on the link below to download […]

"Super Friends: Season 1, Volume 1" Coming to DVD

Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner is releasing the 1973 version of the Superfriends in Super Friends: Season 1, Volume 1 on DVD January 5, 2010. The show that started it all brings Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman & Robin, and Aquaman for the first time stopping alien beings, misguided scientists, and any bad guy around, while also […]

"Snow White" Diamond Edition Article Round-Up

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Diamond Edition DVD/Blu-ray combo pack, restoring the first animated feature film in high-definition video and sound. In conjunction with this release, WDSHE has released several video clips, pieces of artwork, and news articles about Snow White and the restoration process, and […]

"Snow White" Diamond Edition: An Interview with Marge Champion

Marge Champion has had a lengthy and renowned career as a dancer, actress, and choreographer on stage and screen. Her first dance instructor was her father, the noted ballet master Ernest Belcher who was one of the first dance directors for the cinema and also dance instructor for both the stars and their children in […]

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