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Check Out This Animated Short: “Painted Flower”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 26, 2016
“Painted Flower” is a short from Vietnam that concerns two big-eyed girls in art class assigned with — what else — painting a bouquet of flowers. One student is fixated on getting as close to the real look as possible; the other is less concerned with such matters. What makes this short great is how […]
Isle of Dogs

Raffle Announced to Win a Voice Role in Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs”

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2016
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My Life as a Zucchini

GKIDS Announces English Voice Cast for “My Life as a Zucchini”

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2016
GKIDS ANNOUNCES ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST FOR MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI WILL FORTE, NICK OFFERMAN, ELLEN PAGE AND AMY SEDARIS LEAD CAST GOLDEN GLOBE-NOMINATED FILM TO MAKE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PREMIERE AT SUNDANCE New York (December 21, 2016) – GKIDS, a producer and distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, has announced the English […]

Trollhunters

Review: “Trollhunters” May Leave You Hunting for Something More

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2016
With movies like Hellboy and Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro has proven that he can inject his quirky sensibilities into genre films to make old formulas feel fresher. As a result, it’s a little disappointing that the first two episodes of his new action animated series Trollhunters feel so mundane. The 26-episode series from Netflix […]
paradise

Check Out This Animated Short: Welcome To Paradise

by Peter Paltridgeon December 23, 2016
It’s nice to be able to carry an endless supply of media in a pocket-sized device, isn’t it? People had it harsh in the old days….or rather, in this alien otherworld. This guy (whose name is officially “Eggs”) has to drag around a giant robot full of television programs everywhere he goes. And the material […]

Check Out This Animated Short: Fight Of The Century

by Peter Paltridgeon December 22, 2016
This bizarre short was created by Frame Freak Studios, a small team of animators from El Salvador. Before you watch this one, you’ll need to know it’s a pilot for a proposed series by the Frame Freak team, and doesn’t really introduce the characters within it. You’ll have to read the backstory first (corrected for […]
frostbite

Check Out This Animated Short: Frostbite

by Peter Paltridgeon December 22, 2016
Here’s a cool short that plays with shadows, timing and mystery to create a tense atmosphere. This nameless astronaut visits planets to scavenge for valuables…sometimes even living ones. When he discovers a crashed freighter, he hops right in — and into trouble. If the cel-shaded art style reminds you of the Borderlands video game series, […]

Gordon Hunt

Gordon Hunt, Director and Acting Teacher, 1929 – 2016

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2016
Gordon Hunt passed away on Saturday night after battling Parkinson’s disease at the age of 87. His decades-long career included stints as an actor, acting teacher, and director, with a long stint as Hanna-Barbera’s voice director starting in the 1980’s and introducing a small flood of talent both in front of microphones and behind the […]