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.
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Early this morning, rumors spread quickly on Twitter that Satoshi Kon, director of the acclaimed anime films Paprika, Tokyo Godfathers, Millennium Actress and Perfect Blue, had died. Soon, these reports were confirmed by Studio Madhouse's Masao Maruyama, through Jim Vowels of Baltimore anime convent ... More >>
Check out photos from Anime Expo 2009 in Shannon Cottrell's slideshow "Anime Madness: Cosplay Characters at Anime Expo '09."
This Thursday, tens of thousands of anime fans will head downtown to the Los Angeles
Convention Center for Anime Expo. The largest anime con in the U.S., AX will feature fou ... More >>
Though anime has had some sort of presence in the US for decades, it wasn't until the turn of the century that we've seen so many titles hit the domestic market. Combined with the increasing number of conventions and other related events, this could be considered the decade when anime became almost ... More >>
The weekend went by way too quickly, but for those who want to keep up their night-on-the-town streak, Curt Smith, who you might recognize from a little band called Tears for Fears, is playing Hotel Cafe tonight. We've been told that Smith is going on stage at 8 p.m., so it's early enough to not tot ... More >>
Ever get the urge to lace up your twenty-eye Docs, wrap a couple studded bracelets around your wrists and start stomping around your bedroom? When you do, make sure to blare these classic industrial dance club hits.
KMFDM "Godlike" (fan video with Xenosaga)
Thanks in part to its creative appropr ... More >>