Category Archives: Animation

Homer Simpson on the Graveyard of Comics Past

It’s the first week of October, and for fans of the Simpsons Tapped Out game, that means that the yearly special Halloween edition has launched. This year the edition’s splash screen shows Homer running away from the user’s tapping finger, … Continue reading

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The Justice League is On Target

According to this ad for Target, you can trust the Justice League to get you everything you need for an emergency birthday party, just don’t expect them to pay. That’s your job!

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Mass Murderer of Steel

Judging from his Mass Murderer of Steel review-in-game-format, I guess Kyle Baker didn’t care much for the last part of Man of Steel…

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Tintin plays for Barcelona

Yesterday’s Champions League duel between FC Barcelona and Bayern Leverkusen was promoted by Barça Toons with this short clip.   Which is not only nicely done, it also contains Tintin !

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All the Tintin you need

This delightful unofficial titel sequence for the upcoming Adventures of Tintin movies was created by James Curran and includes references to all Tintin books, from Pays des Soviets to L’Alph-Art. Splendid stuff !

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Tintin previews get better and better

Earlier this week a new trailer was released for The Secret Of The Unicorn, the Spielberg-Jackson movie based on two of the best Tintin books around. Even though some of the scenes in the trailer are hopefully not the final … Continue reading

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More Oliver East for Elbow

The Oliver East – Elbow connection keeps on growing.  Richard points us toward this video for the new Elbow single, Open Arms, which is essentially an animated short by Mr. East.  Brilliant.

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New Peanuts movie !

At the end of the month, the new Peanuts feature, Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, will be released on DVD.  And even though Warner Premiere had a normal trailer made to promote the video, they also compiled this … Continue reading

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Inception in 60 seconds

For the German edition of the Gone In 60 Seconds competition (the purpose of which was to recreate a well-known film in only one minute), Austrian illustrator and animator Wolfgang Matzl did a great job in compressing Chrisopher Nolan’s Inception … Continue reading

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Shaun Tan wins an Oscar !

At yesterday’s Academy Awards ceremony, Australian cartoonist, writer and illustrator, Shaun Tan won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.   He received the award together with Andrew Ruhemann for The Lost Thing, which was based on his picture book of … Continue reading

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