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  1. this week in web videos
    Tommy Wants His Mommy: We Want to Watch More at 2 a.m.This bizarre quarter-hour animated short is worth your time.
  2. tv orders
    Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland Gets New Animated Sci-Fi Comedy From HuluMore space jokes.
  3. the industry
    Willem Dafoe Hops on Disney’s Upcoming Dog-Sled Movie TogoEnjoy the softer side of Dafoe.
  4. Roger Rabbit Changed the Way Hollywood AnimatesThirty years later, the film is still influencing pop culture.
  5. box office gold
    Incredibles 2 Pulls in $180 Million for the Biggest Animated Debut of All TimeYou might say the Incredibles 2 opening-weekend box office was … very good.
  6. tv
    Ren & Stimpy Creator Allegedly Has a History of Preying on Young GirlsThrough an attorney, John Kricfalusi acknowledges “he had a 16-year-old girlfriend.”
  7. nightmares and dreamscapes
    The Simpsons Explores the President’s Nightmares in ‘A Tale of Two Trumps’ ShortRest easy, POTUS. It was all a dream.
  8. An Introduction to Japan’s Most Idiosyncratic and Exciting Animation DirectorWe break down Masaaki Yuasa’s best work, including Mind Game and The Tatami Galaxy.
  9. ‘Blair’: TBS Is Lookin’ at Instagram!In 2014, comedian Mo Welch posted her first comic on her @momowelch Instagram handle. It featured a simply drawn depressive named Blair and […]
  10. Mary and The Witch’s Flower Is a Rickety But Likable Debut for Studio PonocThe Studio Ghibli successor has big shoes to fill — and a long shadow to escape.
  11. boom shakalaka
    Jay-Z Releases Animated ‘Blue’s Freestyle’ Video on TidalThe cartoon dropped Sunday, which is, of course, Blue Ivy’s sixth birthday.
  12. gravity falls
    Gravity Falls Redubs Louis C.K. Character, the ‘One-Armed Monstrosity’Creator Alex Hirsch is now credited as the voice of the Horrifying Sweaty One-Armed Monstrosity.
  13. Coco Is a Charming If Belabored Adventure Right Out of the Pixar PlaybookBut it has at least one great song.
  14. batman
    An Oral History of ‘Batman: The Animated Series’The show that defined the Dark Knight for a generation, in the words of its creators and stars.
  15. star wars
    Daisy Ridley Makes a Lovely Return As Rey in This Animated Star Wars ShortIt’s part of a Lucasfilm initiative to highlight the women of Star Wars.
  16. patience is a virtue
    Why Is the Next Season of Rick and Morty Taking So Long? Dan Harmon Explains“The truth in this case is so very boring.”
  17. movie review
    Movie Review: Your Name Is a Poignant Body-Swapping TaleAnimator Makoto Shinkai comes into his own with this story of time, memory, and loss.
  18. the animation station
    Hayao Miyazaki Is Calling It Quits … on RetirementHe’s back, baby!
  19. movie review
    My Life As a Zucchini Is a Lovingly Sensitive Piece of Stop-Motion AnimationThe Oscar-nominated film is an intimate portrait of childhood trauma.
  20. the industry
    Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks’s The Cops Ordered to Series by TBSYou get three guesses to name the characters’ profession. The first two don’t count.
  21. There’s Never Been a Better Time to Revisit ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’ I generally try not to timestamp these articles, because who knows? Someday somebody’s going to be searching for information about Woody […]
  22. r.i.p.
    Disney’s Bambi Artist Tyrus Wong Dies at 106Wong’s paintings defined the look of the 1942 classic.
  23. movie deals
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Has a New Animated MovieVivo is being made by Sony Animation.
  24. the industry
    Lost Doctor Who ‘Power of the Daleks’ Episodes Regenerated as CartoonIt was the first serial to feature Patrick Troughton’s Second Doctor.
  25. diversity
    Kubo and the Two Strings Director Addresses Whitewashing Controversy“We’re basically color-blind in terms of how we cast our films.”
  26. animation
    Sausage Party Animators Say They Were Exploited “There’d be screaming about being blacklisted.”
  27. Tegan And Sara’s Latest Video Features Animation From ‘BoJack Horseman’s […]Animator, designer, and comedy-adjacent artist Lisa Hanawalt is the woman behind BoJack Horseman’s unique, beautiful, and slightly bizarre […]
  28. behind the scenes
    The Painstaking Process of Bringing The Little Prince to LifeWith computer-generated and stop-motion animation.
  29. Nick Gives a First Look at Hey Arnold! Movie ArtWelcome back to the Sunset Arms.
  30. It Took Two Months to Create This DrawingAnd it was painstakingly documented by the artist.
  31. the industry
    Animated Boxcar Children Films Are in the WorksShout! Factory and Legacy Classics say they hope to make four films in the next two years.
  32. Making Game of Thrones Dragons Isn’t EasyTotally worth it. 
  33. sundance 2016
    Life, Animated’s Owen Suskind Celebrates Passion“The goal here was to get inside Owen’s mind and be on the inside looking out.”
  34. way down in the hole
    Watch an Animated Take on The Wire’s CreditsNot nearly as serious at all.
  35. Exploring the Hidden Racist Past of the Looney ToonsI have an uncomfortable confession to make: I have never liked the Looney Tunes. Despite the cultural pervasiveness of these characters, and a […]
  36. Watch Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ Cartoon ‘You’re Screwed’ On Friday night’s show, Jimmy Kimmel premiered this updated version of Schoolhouse Rock’s “How a Bill Becomes a Law” called “You’re Screwed.” […]
  37. larry david
    Spend Thanksgiving With Animated Larry DavidCurb your expectations.
  38. expanding horizons
    J.J. Abrams Getting Into the Animation BusinessWith the Beastlies, a line of adorable little monster sculptures.
  39. real artists
    Watch ‘Real Artists’Like Girls. On drugs. Lots and lots of drugs.
  40. breaking bad
    Watch a Slickly Animated Breaking Bad IntroAnd New Mexico sure looks pretty!
  41. written by a kid
    Watch the Second Episode of Written by a KidEw, Goth baby!
  42. Quiz: Is This Person in Ice Age: Continental Drift?Everybody is in this movie. Everybody.
  43. mickey mouse
    See Some Unused Mickey Mouses, As Drawn by a Disney Animator“Too Realistic” Mickey? You’re damn right.
  44. teenage mutant ninja turtles
    Watch a Cute Animated Tribute to Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesAw, Turtle Power!
  45. animation
    See Early Sketches of Eleven Famous Cartoon CharactersIt’s nice to see Marge Simpsons’s upper lip leveled out.
  46. sequels
    Rio Sequel Seems ImminentBut will it dance in the sand?
  47. clickables
    See What Pixar Got Wrong With CarsMy eyes are up here.
  48. indiana jones
    Watch a Stop-Motion Reenactment of Indiana JonesAnd just like that, Indiana Jones goes from ruggedly sexy to adorably tiny!
  49. movies
    Andy Serkis Says Tintin Should Be Considered Live-Action“The category of animation should be under review.”
  50. drive
    See What Drive Would Look Like As an Animated ShortAnimators Tom Haugomat and Bruno Mangyoku turn the gory “car noire” (our term!) into an equally gory cartoon, scorpion jacket unchanged.
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