Dr. Toon discusses the role of the Eponymous Hero in the latest installment on cultivating critical thought.
Column: Dr. Toon
Dr. Toon revisits Pinocchio and its alternate ending via this year's 70th anniversary DVD/Blu-ray release.
Dr. Toon recalls the diversity of God's depiction in animation -- from reverential to irreverent to blasphemous.
With the economy tanking all around us, Martin Goodman takes a look at the best animated shorts to come out of the last Depression.
Tired of trying to talk Hollywood out of foolishly adapting animation into live action, Dr. Toon suggests some pitches of his own.
Andrew Farago reviews three of the Oscar nominees for Best Animated Short along with two others: The Heart of Amos Klein by Michal and Uri Kranot, Lavatory Lovestory by Konstantin Bronzit, La maison en petits cubes by Kunio Kato, Sweet & Sour by Eddie White and This Way Up by Smith & Foulkes.
With this year's arrival of The Princess and the Frog, Martin Goodman assesses the current CG landscape to ascertain the significance of Disney's highly anticipated 2D return.
In this month's column, Martin Goodman gets a head start on Christmas by analyzing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus is Comin' to Town in mythic terms that would make Joseph Campbell proud.
In this month's column, Martin Goodman dons his blue suede shoes to make the case that the first animated rock and roll rebels were... the Chipmunks?