“Kitten” – An Impressive Computer Animation from 1968

This is Russian computer animation from 1968. Boing Boing gives us a short translated explanation. More than 40 years ago in 1968 … A team led by Nikolai Nikolaevich Konstantinov creates a mathematical model of the motion of the animal (cat). The BESM-4 machine, executing a written program for solving ordinary (in the mathematical sense […]

‘Attack on Titan’, Explained (Sort Of)

To try to explain Attack on Titan to someone who doesn’t watch the show (and capture all the depth of the franchise and not just write it off as a show about dudes attacking naked giants) is not easy. The show is violent, layered, complex, and maybe one of the best things out there right […]

‘Jem’ Producer Responds To Trailer Backlash

If any of you were on the interwebz last week, you probably saw the somewhat jarring trailer for the new live action Jem movie based on the old 80’s cartoon. Pretty much anyone who grew up on the cartoon saw the trailer and wheezed out a WTF, as it looked like nothing resembling the original […]

Top 10 Smartest Anime Series Villains

Anime villains seems to fall into two categories. One, they are either batsh*t insane and just want to destroy the world and eat people’s heads, or they are absolutely genius and brilliant (but still super evil). This list focuses on the anime villains who seem to have the most brilliant and dastardly minds. (Via WatchMojo)

Movie Mash: ‘Robocop’ and ‘The Hunger Games’

Maybe you would never think of what it would be like if Robocop ended up in The Hunger Games. Luckily, the people over at HowItShouldHaveEnded have speculated with this movie mash, and it’s a thing of beauty. You have to have seen the original Robocop to know how awesome it is they reference the “I’d […]

Why Did ‘Lego Movie’ Get Snubbed By Awards Season?

It could be said that in many ways, The Lego Movie was the most powerful animated movie of 2014. It showed us animation in a medium we have never seen before, was smile inducing, and had a cast that would rival any major motion picture. So why the recent Oscar snub when they were so […]

Space Stallions

You know, in the 80’s, I would have thought this was the coolest cartoon. Actually, I still think it’s pretty cool, but for completely different reasons. This is actually some guy’s Bachelor project for an animation workshop. [Via his Facebook]

At-At Day Afternoon

See what AT-ATs do when they’re not being used to battle the Rebellion! Animation by Patrick Boivin, who brought us Iron Baby and the Mandalorian Dance. [via reddit]