OK, so you've seen The Seven Samurai, Ran, The Hidden Blade, or one of the many samurai movies out there. Well, forget them! Shigurui redefines the samurai flick.
Joe Strike sits down, but doesn't shut up with Mitch Hurwitz as they chat about his new FOX comedy Sit Down, Shut Up.
Kung Fu Panda co-director Mark Osborne reminisces about mentor Jules Engel, who will be honored with a centennial celebration at CalArts on Saturday. Osborne will participate in a roundtable discussion about Engle's influence on contemporary animation.
Silas Lesnick has a super fun time asking the SuperNews! guys, Josh Faure-Brac and Steven K.L. Olson, how they keep their sketch comedy super fresh.
In this month's column, Mark Simon revels in the technology that makes possible working from home with creative types from across the globe.
This month, Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla reviews some guilty pleasure games: Resident Evil 5, Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard, Tenchu: Shadow Assassins, Phantasy Star Portable and We Ski & Snowboard.
With the economy tanking all around us, Martin Goodman takes a look at the best animated shorts to come out of the last Depression.
On this April Fool's Day edition of her column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson warns us against posting foolish things to the internet.
Longtime animation industry exec Buzz Potamkin examines the world economy, and shares his thoughts on how the problems will affect animation.
Bill Desowitz hangs out with a few of the creators of those iconic monsters and aliens that comprise the first natively authored stereo feature at DreamWorks Animation.
In the first part of our in-depth Watchmen coverage, we get an overview from Alex McDowell, the production designer, and John DJ DesJardin, the overall visual effects supervisor.
Mark Simon gives us humans a peek at DreamWorks Animation's first foray into 3-D, Monsters vs. Aliens (opening Friday).
This month anime reviewer James Brusuelas checks out Black Lagoon, Darker Than Black, Claymore, STR.A.IN., Love Hina, Baccano and Shin Chan.
The Venture Bros. co-creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer talk about the show's new DVD/Blu-ray release, the upcoming season and why they felt the need to kill off a beloved minor character.
Tired of trying to talk Hollywood out of foolishly adapting animation into live action, Dr. Toon suggests some pitches of his own.
At this year's KidScreen in New York, Heather Kenyon surveyed the participants on how they're surviving the recession and what we all should do to keep the animation industry afloat.
Cartoon Movie's 11th edition moved from its home in Germany to Lyon, France, bringing a new focus on videogames and a record number of participants.
Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla has a run at some pretty outstanding games this month, including Street Fighter IV, Afro Samurai, Big Bang Mini and F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.
In his last "The Animated Scene" column, Joseph Gilland ruminates on the last year, his new book and some big changes.
In this month's column, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson fills you in on the "hidden" job market, and how to find it.
Janet Hetherington chats with director Lauren Montgomery and producer Bruce Timm about their fresh take on Wonder Woman in the new animated movie treatment of the classic DC Comics heroine.
Joe Strike sits down with Emily Hubley to explore her her life as an artist and animator -- and being a Hubley.
PBS children's series WordGirl isn't your average ponderous educational show: its heroine uses plucky charm in a retro setting to defeat villains with her word power.
In this sixth and final excerpt from The Official Luxology modo 301 Guide, author Daniel Ablan shows how to sculpt landscapes.