See also: *More L.A. Weekly Film Coverage Friday, June 28 Helen Mirren reclaims the crown in a live broadcast of Peter Morgan's new play, The Audience, on Saturday. Mirren and Morgan previously collaborated on award-winning film The Queen, proving they've got the goods in capturing the essence of ... More >>
Nearly every seat was filled inside REDCAT's small theater on Saturday night when Katsuhiro Otomo took to the stage. The anime auteur was on hand to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for this year's Platform International Animation Festival. The crowd cheered for a screening of his latest short ... More >>
Vertov and Zulawski last shots
From screwball to Singles to "Outrageous Fucks"
PaprikaOn the first Tuesday of every month, Jerry Beck-- animation historian, producer and co-editor of the fantastic blog Cartoon Brew-- takes over Cinefamily for Jerry Beck's Animation Tuesdays. Each installment typically centers around a theme. For August, that theme was dreams. The mai ... More >>
Shannon CottrellDoc Hammer and Jackson Publick with amazing Venture Bros. cosplayers at SDCC 2010San Diego Comic-Con just posted it's panel schedule for Friday, July 22. For fans of Adult Swim's cult favorite series, The Venture Bros., you'll want to mark this down (and prepare to get in line ... More >>
If you've ever seen Fantastic Planet, the early 1970s French-Czech animated sci-fi film, then you know that the movie is a trip. There's Alain Goraguer funky jazz score, the vinyl copy of which went on to become DJ gold. Then there's the animation, gorgeous character design mixed with earthy colors. ... More >>