Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Why the Living Animation in ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ Works So Well


They’re not bad. Quite the opposite. They were drawn to maintain an eye-line.

Robin Hood Disney

The Cinematic Life (and Death) of Robin Hood: How Realism Kills Legends


“Rob? That’s a naughty word. We never rob. We just sort of borrow a bit from those who can afford it.”

Soviet Animation History

From Agitprop to Artistic Rebellion: A Brief History of Soviet Animation


Art is always political. But especially when you’re an animator in the Soviet Union.

Wish Dragon Netflix

How ‘Wish Dragon’ Traces The Story of Aladdin Back to Ancient China


From ancient China to the modern cinema, the new Netflix animated feature has centuries of storytelling tradition in its bones.

Empire Strikes Back Hoth Go Motion

How the Special Effect of “Go Motion” Works


The things we do for motion blur.

Captain Yajima

Drop What You’re Doing and Watch ‘Captain Yajima’


Some nefarious ne’er-do-well is giving people around the galaxy the boot. But the heroic Captain Yajima is on the case!

Castlevania Netflix Final Season

‘Castlevania’s Final Season is a Blood-Filled Delight


TV series may come and go, but ‘Castlevania’ is forever.

Spider Man Into The Spider Verse animation frame rate

Why a Higher Frame Rate Doesn’t Automatically Make Animation Better


Sometimes less is more.

The Mitchells Vs The Machines

Watch ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ Then Watch These Movies


We recommend a ton of movies to watch after you stream the Netflix animated feature.