Jerry Beck's Recent Posts
Jerry Beck looks back on the surprises and failures of the 2003 animated features in the U.S. and casts a glimpse at what is to come in 2004.
Jerry Beck reviews The Art Of Finding Nemo, a book featuring the many conceptual drawings that developed Pixar Animation Studio's next feature film, revealing the talent and artistry behind the scenes.
There's a lot to like about Lilo & Stitch! Jerry Beck explains in his review of Disney's long-awaited summer release.
Jerry Beck finds that Tiny Planets teaches big concepts to pre-schoolers in a completely charming way.
Jerry Beck reviews Saddle Rash another entry for Cartoon Network's Adult Swim. This one may just ride quietly into the sunset...
Jerry Beck finds his rightful place in Welcome to Eltingville, one of Cartoon Network's latest additions to their Adult Swim block.
While Australians might not get excited over their native marsupials, the rest of the world certainly does -- much to the delight of Yoram Gross, whose pocketed characters have been successfully exported to millions. Stephen Lynch reports from Australia.
John Grant's new book offers profiles of some of animation's greatest animation artists. While a nice collection, Jerry Beck has a few reservations...
It's that reindeer time of year! Jerry Beck kicks off the holiday season with some reindeer reviews!
Two landmark animated features are now available on DVD and Snow White and Shrek both have a lot to offer says Jerry Beck.
I knew this was a dirty assignment when I took it on. Reviewing TV animation isn't as easy as it sounds. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. This week I lose. Big time.
Bruce Timm and the Warner crew are back doing what they do bestsuperhero adventures. Jerry Beck reviews the long-awaited Justice League.
Jerry Beck reviews Oxygen's flagship show, X-Chromosome, and finds it is funny, entertaining and real...even if you aren't a woman!
In a small, quiet cafe, motion-capture pioneer Chris Walker and outrageous stop-motion animator Corky Quakenbush got together for lunch and discovered that even though their techniques may appear to be night and day, they actually have a lot in common.
Pioneer has released a $1 million restoration of Akira on DVD, complete with an entire disc of extras. Think you don't need this set? Jerry Beck says, "Think again! It's a must-have."
British animation historian Graham Webb has spent 30 years documenting every animated theatrical cartoon, product.