The only part of Frozen I like is when the evil prince tells the villagers that there’s hot glogg available in the palace.
ANIMATION MAGAZINE – The definitive list from animation historian Jerry Beck.
Six Japanese Creators Sign On for Netflix Anime Originals
COMIC BOOK RESOURCES – Sometimes nostalgia is a more powerful mind altering agent than any illicit substance and this list is a good example of why.
Disney+ Orders “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder,” The Long-Awaited Revival of the Groundbreaking Animated Series
Cartoons are a lot of work, can be hard to make, but seeing people’s dream projects come to life is making me happy today.
How Bob Iger Built A Magic Kingdom Into An Evil Empire
We’re back after a short break caused by a new addition to the family. 😀
Crunchyroll Unveils 7 ‘Crunchyroll Originals’ Works Including Tower of God, Noblesse, God of High School
A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week beginning the 1st of March, 2020.
10 Cartoons Every Animation Student Must Watch!
BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH – Bob Iger suddenly resigned this week in a move that was simultaneously surprising and completely expected. With the Walt Disney Company humming along after significant acquisitions and the launch of Disney+, it was naturally the time for Iger to pass the more difficult task of keeping it all going onto someone else. His tenure is significant for its successes, but was it ‘good’ for ‘Disney’?
Tales From Earthsea is Ghibli’s Weakest – But Better Than Disney’s Worst
THE FUTON CRITIC – A timely reboot for a show that came along at just the right point in time when American society began to move beyond the homogeneity of the past and towards the vibrant representative society of the future.
Fantastic Four: 10 Things That Make No Sense About The 90s Animated Series
COMIC BOOK RESOURCES – I will freely admit my unrelenting love for this film, but understand that no everyone sees it that way and this is a great argument pitting it against one of Disney’s least popular films.
From Mary Blair to Now: The Impact of Women in Animation
ANIME NEWS NETWORK – As if on cue to mirror Netflix’s announcement above, streaming site Crunchyroll announces their own original series’. Naturally anime in style and in spirit, the diversity exemplifies the incredibly niche nature of animated programming in 2020. Will they be any good? Let’s hope so; they’ll help form the bulwark against Netflix domination.
Behind Every Animated Princess… Is Still A Lot Of Men?
The first version of Snow White that Walt deemed too sexy!
Cool Thing of the Week
THE ROTOSCOPERS – Mary Wagner’s overview of the impact women in the animation is as important as it is thorough. A must read this week.