Despicable Me 2 shows why you shouldn’t give up on kids’ animation
But hey: At least it ain't Cars 2
Gorge on this year's Oscar-nominated short films.
With big-studio millions behind him, Genndy Tartakovsky still goes it alone.
See also: The fans of A-Kon. I don't really know why I asked to cover A-Kon, the annual anime convention in Dallas, other than I support like-minded people coming together to share a common passion, the exception being those who burn crosses and wear red arm bands. I had no idea what to expect fro ... More >>
You've likely noticed a vexing pattern in a particular genre of movies lately. The plots always suggest post-apocalyptic worlds where greed and gluttony have trumped Mother Nature. The culprit of these films is mankind's self-indulgence and detached ignorance. And while technology and fabrication ar ... More >>
Tom Cruise's mission: live another day as a bankable star.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association just released its year-end best-of list, with David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin's Facebook film The Social Network coming out on top -- just as it had in the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review ... More >>
In more than three decades as an animator, Henry Selick has lived not only at the edge of the film industry, but as a stop-motion animator, even the fringes of animation world. From The Nightmare Before Christmas to Coraline, though, audiences have gladly followed him out to the edge.Tuesday night, ... More >>
Randy Clower's short film Freaks of Dallas has made the local film-fest rounds -- AFI Dallas and Dallas Video Fest, in other words, even KERA-Channel 13 in '07. But director Randy Clower today posted his 10-minute animated film about the late local "hippie scene," so if you've never seen (or, um, fo ... More >>
Animation isn't for kids anymore
Two entertainment notes to start your day, including news of a new CW TV show set in Dallas. Don't know the name yet, or even it will be filmed here (calls are in to Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burklund), but its roots are reputable enough: Endemol USA, the production company heretofore kn ... More >>
See some aliens in 3-D
Get a fantastic view of Peabo
Shakespeare and DC Comics go head to head