Chuck Jones

  • Film

    September 27, 2012

    Cartoons, Not Animation

    With big-studio millions behind him, Genndy Tartakovsky still goes it alone.

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    I Tawt I Saw Jesus Christ. I Did. I Did.

    It's nice when you can end a long week on just the right note. Thankfully, we have this one: In San Diego, an artist named Glen Tarnowski's raising a ruckus with a painting titled The Gathering, which, as you can see, is a Looney Tuned-up version of Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper. And though it ... More >>

  • Film

    June 13, 2002

    Bad Dog

    Scooby-Doo is a mutt with more drool than bite

  • Culture

    November 15, 2001

    Buy the Numbers

    Because it does matter how much a gift costs

  • Film

    December 14, 2000

    The Llama King

    Disney finds its own new groove with a dynamic Emperor

  • Film

    November 16, 2000

    Green Dregs and Ham

    The new Dr. Seuss adaptation is far more cynical than the Grinch ever was

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    The Man of Many Face

    Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Crash landing

    Check the plane's manifest destiny -- Final Destination ain't on it

  • Culture

    October 8, 1998

    Manic Molire

    Richard Hamburger does a Chuck Jones take on a 17th-century French master

  • Film

    October 8, 1998

    Screen tests

    Usual suspects, small wonders, and the new Bertolucci at the Montreal and Toronto film fests

  • Film

    October 23, 1997


    Boyle and company riff romantic conventions--but they don't really care enough about them

  • News

    October 9, 1997

    Dr. Lucas' Little Shop of Horrors

    What drove veterinarian LISSALUCAS to allegedly starve dozens of animals and repeatedly butcher routine surgeries?

  • Film

    November 28, 1996

    Cruella and unusual punishment

    Disney's new Dalmatians ain't the puppy chow it could have been

  • Calendar

    July 27, 1995
  • Film

    July 13, 1995

    Chuck amuck

    The DMA celebrates Chuck Jones, animation's beloved toonsmith

  • Calendar

    May 18, 1995
  • Film

    February 2, 1995

    Disorder in the court

    Queen Margot and The Madness of King George explore the dark side of royalty