Roger Ebert’s Comments on The Last Airbender and Animation

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

It’s been established that I don’t really like film critics. It’s not a personal thing, for the most part, I tend to disagree with the way they review…

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Anomaly Appraisal: Neighbors From Hell

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Yes, this is a tad late but I would rather have to wait and watch it online than cough up for cable every month. There were a few…

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Animation and Civil Engineering: The Similarities and the Differences

Monday, June 28, 2010

As you may (or may not have noticed), I am not an animator. Never have and have never really had any desire to be one either. Why I…

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The Economist on Pixar's Long Term Plans

Saturday, June 26, 2010

I subscribe to The Economist, yes that one, the same "adult magazine" that Homer Simpson subscribes to. In last week’s issue, the regular column Schumpter discussed Pixar and…

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The Return of Futurama…Again

Thursday, June 24, 2010

What do I need to say that hasn’t already been said. Futurama is a show with more lives than a cat. Not only that, it is also, by…

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Initial Thoughts: Dreamworks Developing Troll Movie

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Some toys are notoriously subject to fadism, where they seemingly overnight become massively popular before rapidly fade into the background rarely to be seen again. Remember Furbys? Yeah,…

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A Note on Marketing Animation to Adults

Monday, June 21, 2010

This is a brief post, but the TV was on in the background with Last Comic Standing on. Long story short, there was a tie-in promotion for the…

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Anomaly Approved: Asterisk Animation

Monday, June 21, 2010

Blogging, it’s a tough thing to get right at the best of times, heck, I screw it up on a fairly regular basis. There are a chosen few…

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Lessons From a Life in Showbiz

Sunday, June 20, 2010

If you haven’t already, I strongly suggest you check out the excellent Scribble Junkies blog written by Patrick Smith and Bill Plympton. Despite it’s young age the wisdom…

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Anomaly Appraisal: Hercules Part II

Saturday, June 19, 2010

This is a continuation of yesterday’s Part I, where I covered the plot and music. Today I’m going to cover the animation, the characters and the character’s designs….

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Animaly Appraisal: Hercules Part I

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Sooooo, having just finished watching Disney’s Hercules, here are some initial thoughts that will be concluded tomorrow. Released in 1997, Hercules continues the Disney tradition of releasing a…

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