The FantAsia site is up and running with many, many trailers to get you ready for the festival. (Or at least, what films to keep an eye out for).
Of all the people whose art and philosophy have shaped the man I grew up to be, I think it’s possible that I have been most influenced by Jim Henson. The way the Muppets interacted with one another and the values they lived by formed a foundation for […]
The Projection Booth covers Manos: The Hands of Fate, with a look at the Kickstarter project to restore Manos, an interview Ben Solovey, a reading of a review of Manos‘ premiere screening in El Paso as well as also links a-plenty (including to the Kickstarter project and to […]
Cookie Monster is suffering from zombie fatigue. (via @jsolis82)
It’s a sad week for animation with the passing of Satoshi Kon and now Kihachiro Kawamoto. A student of Jiri Trnka, Kawamoto created beautiful stop motion puppet animation grounded in Japanese bunraku and Noh theater. Here’s his short, “Oni / The Demon.”
A while ago, we posted “Bohemian Rhapsody” performed by old computer parts. Now the meme continues with “Bohemian Rhapsody” performed by puppets and a Japanese comedian.