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Cool Stuff: Round 6 - The Last Round

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 28, 2010
Round 6 is a 3D animated short by Snowball Studios. In short, it’s a cinematic trailer for a video game that doesn’t exist: Fragball. Say hello to Snap. Snap is after a detonation device that looks suspiciously similar to a football. Does he frag or get fragged? Well, there’s one way to find out….. (via […]

Cool Stuff: Jona/Tomberry

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 28, 2010
Today we feature the animated short Jona/Tomberry by Rosto, a Dutch filmmaker and creator of Studio Rosto A.D. in Amsterdam. It is one of three short films that tell part of the story of Mind My Gap, which is described as an online graphic novel. Its website is here; the website for Jona/Tomberry itself is […]

Cool Stuff: Jo Jo in the Stars

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 28, 2010
Directed and written by Marc Craste, Jo Jo in the Stars is officially described as “…a 12 minute story of love, self-sacrifice, and jealousy played out against a black and white world that is both nightmarish and hauntingly beautiful.” Indeed. I’d say that the mark of great execution is when you can’t imagine a different […]

New Video Clip & Stills from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season 2 Finale

by Ed Liuon April 27, 2010
Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network have released a new video clip from the hour-long season 2 finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars which premieres this Friday, April 30, 2010, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Click the image to play the clip (requires QuickTime): The full press release follows, including two new images from the episode and […]

The Censorship of South Park and Our Culture's Courage

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 24, 2010
  I am of course confident that I will fulfill my tasks as a writer in all circumstances—from my grave even more successfully and more irrefutably than in my lifetime. No one can bar the road to truth, and to advance its cause I am prepared to accept even death. But may it be that […]

"The Great Mouse Detective": Of Mice and Mysteries

by Maxie Zeuson April 23, 2010
I suppose I’m confessing to a form of thought crime when I say so, but there it is: I was never much of a fan of Disney’s Katzenberg-era animated features. I liked The Little Mermaid well enough. But I thought the admittedly lavish Beauty and the Beast an odious perversion of the original fairy tale; […]

"Generator Rex": One Well-Machined Teenage Tool

by Maxie Zeuson April 22, 2010
Generator Rex, Cartoon Network’s new action-adventure series, is a handsome and well-mounted show, made by professionals who have done a professional study of the formula and followed up with a professional job of tricking it out with every well-polished cliché that formula demands. It looks good and moves well and shows just enough imagination in […]

Video Clip & Still from New "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Ep "Death Trap"

by Ed Liuon April 21, 2010
Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network have released a video clip and behind-the-scenes featurette for “Death Trap,” the upcoming new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars set to premiere on Friday, April 16, 2010 at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The full press release follows, including comments from Daniel Logan, the actor portraying the young Boba Fett in […]

Anaheim Comic Con 2010: A Chat with Actor Phil LaMarr

by Jeffrey Harrison April 20, 2010
Phil LaMarr is a long-time veteran of animation and acting for the better part of two decades. On the live action end of the spectrum, Phil LaMarr was one of the featured cast members of the sketch comedy series, MADTV, and also appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. In animation, LaMarr has done time in […]

MoCCA "Interview with an Animator" Launches with Jackson Publick on Apr. 22, 2010

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2010
Venture Bros. creator Jackson Publick will be the first subject in the “Interview with an Animator” series on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 7:00 PM at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) in New York City. The series will be hosted by reporter Joe Strike, with future interviews featuring many animators in and […]