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May, 2014

  • 2 May

    The Simpsons LEGO Episode, Batman, & Racism in The Jungle Book

    We finally break the 2hr mark talking about Batman and The Simpsons, first — listing off our favorite episodes and moments — and then shift over to talking about sexism in movies and the Bechdel test again. But if that’s not enough, we close out the podcast with about 30min …

April, 2014

March, 2014

  • 19 March

    ‘Peanuts’ Teaser Trailer Impresses with CG that Feels Traditional

    When I heard that there was going to be a Peanuts movie, I was happy… until later in that sentence where the acronyms “CGI” and “3D” were used — then my heart sank. How could a studio hope to capture the uniqueness of Charles Schulz’s character designs or the dry …

December, 2013

  • 23 December

    GKids Screening Oscar Nominated Animated Films at IFC Center

    GKids is a NYC based distributor… which admittedly doesn’t really sound that impressive until you look at the films it has brought to the United States. The Secret of Kells, Chico & Rita, A Cat in Paris (which by the way were all Best Animated Feature Oscar nominees) — and probably …

  • 17 December

    Animation Block Party’s 11th Annual NYC Independent Animation Domination Is Back

    New York City – Tuesday, December 17, 2013 It’s no secret that the animation scene in NYC is one of mostly underground, freelance and “edgy” (though an overused word)… and if you didn’t know that yet, now you do. The other thing about NYC that I’m sure you already know …