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09.12.13
Animation
*** Everyone wants to understand painting. why don’t they try to understand the song of the birds? why do they love a night, a flower, everything which surrounds man, without attempting to understand them? whereas where painting is concerned, they
08.15.10
Animation
Pixote Hunt & Daniel Lizzama I met Pixote Hunt when I was President of Animex International Pictures in Mexico. He was once the Vice President of Turner Feature Animation. His actual name is Maurice Hunt. When he came to visit
12.07.09
Animation
‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ tells a classic Roald Dahl tale with an utterly unique creativity. Obviously Wes Anderson had his hand in this...his directing hand. Anderson, the man responsible for ‘Rushmore’ and ‘The Royal Tenenbaums,’ is one of the most exciting directors
11.20.09
Animation
This weekend the MoMA opens an exciting, in-depth retrospective of Tim Burton's work. I had a chance to see the exhibit during previews and this is definitely one to check out!MoMA's Ron Magliozzi and Jenny He managed to tour Burton's home
11.17.09
Animation
GraceAnne: I like it when music and/or 'musical sound' is used creatively and is incorporated as another 'character' in the film. Can you think of any experimental film that is based entirely on the sounds-musical or otherwise, and in which the
11.16.09
Animation
My previous mention of the Animazing Gallery in NYC was regarding the Maurice Sendack exhibit, which was most definitely exciting for fans of "Where The Wild Things Are." Well, it turns out that Animazing is on a roll with some great
11.06.09
Animation
by Arty
10.31.09
Animation
David Heatley was one of my picks for Artists to Watch in 2010. Here, he talks about his wonderfully edgey graphic memoir, "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down," the influence of cinema on cartooning and his work as a musician.
10.02.09
Animation
1. Checking out The Drop's opening party on Saturday, October 3. 2. Returning to Sorella on Allen Street for their amazing lamb ragu with a side of brussels sprouts. 3. Revisiting childhood: Toy Story and Toy Story 2 open this weekend
09.25.09
Animation
by Arty
Oh Happy Day! Check out this fine work of audio/visual POE-try by Jeff B for the forthcoming Poe tribute album by Oilcan Press.
09.21.09
Animation
The Street of Crocodiles (1986) was my first Quay Brothers film experience, and I mean experience in the most literal sense. The lights dim, and you slide back in your chair. The screen illuminates with that black glow that spawns a
06.27.09
Animation
John Whitney's "Permutations" (1966) or James Whitney's "Lapis" (1966)
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