Animation

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‘BoJack Horseman’ Animator Explains Why He Holds His Phone Like That

A BoJacky comic, in honor of Season 6 dropping at midnight tonight! I guess he could have had an ear piece but he just doesnt seem like a Bluetooth kinda guy. We did our best! Read more: https://www.dailydot.com/upstream/bojack-horseman-phone-lisa-hanawalt/

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Artist Finds Creative Way to Use Paper Cups To Tell a Love Story

Japanese artist Shinrashinge (ã—んらã—ã‚“ã’) found a creative way to tell a love story through paper cups. The first step was to draw each frame of the story on computer. He then printed out the elements and cut out each one with an x-acto knife. He then glued each piece to one of 6 paper cups […]

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A Crazed Arsonist Just Killed 33 People at a Great Japanese Anime Studio

TOKYOLoved and respected among anime fans world-wide, Kyoto Animation is especially well known for films like What We Know So Far According to the Kyoto Police, the Kyoto Fire Department and reports from state broadcaster NHK and other Japanese news outlets, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, a man in his forties arrived at the Kyoto Animation […]

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I Sorted Famous Characters By Color, And This Is What I Found Out

Unlike humans, fictional characters are very different from one another – they have different, sometimes very odd, forms, they are made of different unearthly substances, and lastly, they are, undeniably, different colors – even when they seem the same. Is the blue color of a Smurf the same as Megaman’s? I don’t think so. More […]

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A Series of Not So Still Life Paintings by Duane Keiser

In an ongoing series of what he calls ‘painted animations’, American artist Duane Keiser slowly transforms his still life paintings into an evolving scene. Captured through timelapse, viewers can not only watch the painting slowly morph, but get a glimpse into the painting process and strokes involved. Keiser routinely shares his progress on social media […]

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From Genocidal Organ to Your Name: Japanese animes new golden age

As the greats of the genre, such as Hayao Miyazaki, approach the end of their careers, a new generation of film-makers are transforming the genre. As the UK prepares for a deluge of acclaimed anime films, we look at the names in the frame In 2013, Hayao Miyazaki faced a packed press conference. He said: […]

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John Hurt, versatile star of The Elephant Man, Alien and Harry Potter, dies aged 77

Distinctive-voiced actor was Oscar nominated for Midnight Express and the Elephant Man, as well as being the victim of the notorious chestburster in Alien John Hurt, the widely-admired English actor who rose to fame playing flamboyant gay icon Quentin Crisp, has died aged 77. His agent, Charles McDonald, confirmed his death on Saturday. Hurts role […]

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A Monster Calls review Liam Neeson stars in sweet, sad fantasy

Neeson voices a monster who helps a bullied boy cope with his mothers terminal illness in a dramatic, affecting tale JA Bayona, director of Let the Right One In, Ted Hughess The Iron Man; theres also a briefly visible model of Frankensteins monster, maybe alluding to Victor Erices The Spirit of the Beehive. It is […]

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Why violence against women in film is not the same as violence against men

My blogpost about the treatment of Batgirl in Batman: The Killing Joke had plenty of readers asking why I didnt get upset about depictions of men getting hurt. But theres a crucial difference Whenever you mention that a piece of art shows violence against women, you can be sure that the comments section will reply, […]

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