“Fox and the Whale” is a brief animated film about a fantastical meeting between two creatures from different parts of the natural world. It’s the perfect breather after a long week.
Everyone’s favorite creepy, kooky next-door neighbors, The Addams Family, are getting animated once again.
Forget the uncanny valley and not-quite-perfect CG humans freaking you out, this title sequence for London’s recent OFFF digital arts festival will make you so uncomfortable you’ll want to burn your laptop. But at the same time the animation is so beautiful you might find yourself watching it two or three times…
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably seen Don Hertzfeldt’s World of Tomorrow and simply want to know if the sequel is good. Yes, it is. It’s very, very good. And I highly recommend to go into it totally blank other than the knowledge of the first film.
The world is ending. Humans no longer have the capacity to reproduce. For the answers, they’ll send people below the surface of the Earth, where the clones humans used and discarded thousands of years ago have taken up residence.
If Studio Ghibli made a film where Harry Potter was a girl, Hogwarts looked like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, and the whole thing turned into Akira, you’d basically have Mary and the Witch’s Flower.
Winston is named for the narrator of Aram Sarkisian’s short, a desperate man dashing off a fevered letter that reads like a crazed diary entry. “I’m not losing my grasp again,” he insists, as he weaves an increasingly paranoid tale about his neighbor—a man he loathes and is obsessed with in equal measures.
Puberty sucks. No one likes it or wants to remember it. So, obviously, it’s getting an entire series. Think Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, only the monsters are in your genitals.
Studio Ghibli has, as a whole, one of the most impressive and beautiful libraries of any film studio in history. In one montage, see how the studio’s ideas and style have taken shape over its history.
Usually, when a video game presents a seemingly impossible challenge, it’s the player who gets cranky. In Anthony Falleroni’s short Jumpy, it’s the hot-pink rabbit onscreen who becomes outraged—and more determined than ever to succeed.
Netflix is bringing back the Magic School Bus, but everything is newer and hipper: the school has solar panels, the animation is simpler, Liz the iguana is a DJ. Thankfully, the song hasn’t changed.
The debut of Amazon’s new Tick series has gotten longtime fans reminiscing about previous versions of the big blue superhero. Amazon’s show is largely a fresh take on creator Ben Edlund’s lovable super-lug but there’s a sly shout-out to past iterations nestled inside the newness.
Flashpoint is one of the most important stories in DC Comics’ recent history. But bizarrely, it’s also become one most popular Flash stories to crop up in other media. There’s an animated film, it’s been part of the CW TV show, and now, it’s being set up as the story of the Flash movie. Here’s what you need to know.
SpongeBob SquarePants’s original theme song and opening sequence are a big part of the show’s long-lasting success. They’re catchy, fun, and explain the basic premise of the show every episode while somehow managing not to become too annoying. The only thing that could make them better? An anime makeover.
Most people think of rainy days as gray, but in Nicolás P. Villarreal’s animated short Nieta, a little girl has exactly the opposite reaction. For her, gloomy weather brings delightful color—in splashes, sparkles, and fanciful shapes. Watch until the end of this brief, simple, but elegantly-made short to see why.
Netflix’s latest animated series boasts an incredible comedic voice cast (John Mulaney, Maya Rudolph Jason Mantzoukas, Jordan Peele, Fred Armisen, Jenny Slate, and Jessi Klein) and yet the two clips that have been released have left me more confused than anything.
In Julius Horsthuis’ short film Recurrence, he takes the audience on a slow descent into a sprawling metropolis he’s created. But as you get closer and closer to the city, and try to make out details like houses and skyscrapers, you start to realize that those tiny details only reveal more of the same, and that your…
Earlier this year, Adult Swim presented the fifth and final season of Genndy Tartakovsky’s much-loved, Emmy-winning animated series Samurai Jack. The show may be over, but it’s getting a fitting send-off with Samurai Jack: The Complete Series, a gorgeous box set that contains every episode and plenty of top-notch…
The new Spider-Man series on Disney XD, coming after the end of Ultimate Spider-Man, decided to strip Peter Parker back to his most basic form: a young, nerdy high school teen who’s only just been awakened to his great powers. Except, apparently, the show’s also bringing along another three Spider-heroes just because.
Imagine if Marvel’s Thanos and DC’s Darkseid had a baby, and then that baby hooked up with another giant, evil space demon thing and had another baby. That baby, according to Rick and Morty director Bryan Newton, would be the show’s newest big bad, Worldender, who went toe to toe with the Vindicators last night.