‘Tis always the season for puppets, if you ask me, but Gremlins is officially holiday seasonal. I watched it again for the first time in many years and there were a lot of things I had forgotten, including the scene where Gizmo stunt drives a Barbie Dream Car […]
“Dame Diana Rigg‘s career was all about showing women off in all their fabulous glory. From her iconic turn as super spy Emma Peel in the original Avengers to her acid-tongued (and Joffrey-poisoning) Olenna Tyrell on Game of Thrones, every one of Rigg’s performances provided an example of […]
In these outtakes from a news report by Cookie Monster and John Oliver, we see just how professional Cookie Monster is.
Vanity Fair takes a look at the making of “The Rainbow Connection.” “At first, Jim Henson was singing as Kermit in the recording booth—but something was missing. Then somebody present—Williams can’t remember who—asked Henson if perhaps Kermit should try a take. So Henson brought out the Kermit puppet—and […]
I think I probably watched the original Star Wars movies about 30 times when I was a kid. Given that, you’d think I’d have given the Star Wars philosophy some serious thought and in some ways I did, but there were also things that I just accepted without […]
Animator, writer, director and producer Liz Holzman has died. Holzman worked on Animaniacs, Pinky & The Brain, DuckTales, Smurfs, Muppet Babies and Darkwing Duck among other television series and films. The Hollywood Reporter, Animation Magazine and The Los Angeles Times have obituaries. Animation Insider has an interview with […]