Cartoon Brew has an animations test for Genndy Tartakovsky’s Popeye , plus some conversation with Tartakovsky about what happened. The full animatics were unfortunately taken down, but you can read the conversation and watch the test here. (Thanks, Ed!)
This week’s Guest Star Sara Century is a horror writer, podcast host, and a critic. You can find out more at http://www.saracentury.com ~~~ Jean Grey isn’t always an easy character to nail down, and while she has plenty of A+ appearances over the years, it’s also true that […]
The Gutter’s own Carol writes about Phil Tippett’s Mad God! “Mad God (USA, 2022) opens with Wagnerian fanfare and a tower, the very image of the Tower of Babel, consumed by darkness. Then we are shown a piece of parchment with a quotation from Leviticus as Tippett’s Mad […]
“The Instagram account Looney Tunes Backgrounds has compiled over 900 backdrops from the legendary cartoon, going all the way back to the ’30s, so now we can all take a thoughtful look at them. What’s interesting is that without the flickering back and forth of cartoons, these painted […]
The BBC has a program on Phil Tippett on filmmaking and stop-motion animation. Listen here!
“Animation’s queer women, trans, and nonbinary creatives are pushing gender boundaries in kid’s cartoons”
“While creatives are asking themselves tougher questions when it comes to gender representation in cartoons, they’re often the ones pushing for diversity onscreen at a very high personal cost.” More at Insider.