Animation

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Empire Strikes Back Hoth Go Motion

How the Special Effect of “Go Motion” Works

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The things we do for motion blur.

Captain Yajima

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

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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

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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

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Sometimes less is more.

The Mitchells Vs The Machines

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

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

Shrekiversary Double Take

Double Take: ‘Shrek’ at 20 and the Iconic Legacy of DreamWorks’ “All Star”

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It’s the 20th Shrekiversary. Time to peel back the layers.

The Spine Of Night Sxsw

‘The Spine of Night’ is a Heavy Metal Parade of Violence

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Philip Gelatt and Morgan Galen King celebrate Ralph Bakshi and Frank Frazetta. If you don’t know who they are, move along.

Ralph Bakshi Lord of the Rings Rotoscoping

A Beginner’s Guide to Rotoscoping

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What do a dancing walrus and a long-legged ghost have to do with jazz superstar Cab Calloway? Well, in a word: rotoscoping.

Jidlo Food Jan Švankmajer

The Morbid Delights of Jan Švankmajer’s ‘Food’

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It’s a real gut-buster. In more ways than one. Here’s a video essay on the absurdist short film’s tonal tightrope walk.