At Crime Reads, Eleni Theodoropoulos writes about Scooby Doo, Where are You? “Fifty years ago, on September 13, 1969, Scooby Doo, Where Are You! premiered on CBS. The premise of the show was always the same: whether it was a ghost, a phantom, a ghoul, or a poltergeist, […]
Hey, it’s Winnie-the-Pooh, but he’s in Russian in these three Soviet era animated stories by Fyodor Khitruk and Boris Zakhoder! (Thanks, Ed!)
Enjoy children’s book writer Eduard Uspensky’s Cheburashka in all his glory in this subtitled, stop-motion short, “Cheburashka and Crocodile Gena!” It’s like Rankin & Bass’ American puppet-mation Christmas specials, but Soviet.
Heavy Metal Man French filmmaker Rene Laloux began his professional career working in a psychiatric hospital. It was there that he developed an interest in film making and worked on short film projects with some of the patients. The notoriety the work attained soon brought Laloux into contact […]
So far 2 episodes of the NHK documentary 10 Years With Hayao Miyazaki are online. Watch here. “An exclusive 4-part documentary chronicling the creative process of the legendary Japanese filmmaker. He is shown as a passionate artisan, a steadfast trailblazer, and a father butting heads with his son.”
Bilge Ebiri writes about the history of hairless cats on film. “Before I proceed, some disclosure: I have a Cornish Rex that, while not technically hairless, looks very much like a space alien to people, even other cat owners. Though not much of a cuddler, she is absurdly […]