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Making Hazbin Hotel ‘wasn’t easy,’ says former freelancers of SpindleHorse Toons

We spoke to a dozen employees about the work culture at animation studio SpindleHorse, which works with Amazon and A24.

On Jan 31, 2024 by Steven Asarch

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Opinion: Stop treating animation like it’s the first draft of a live-action adaptation

Several characters from a beloved Star Wars animated show made the jump to live-action.

On Aug 29, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Over the Garden Wall’ is being removed from streaming on Max, and fans aren’t happy

One fan compared this to 'executing Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer on December 1st,' because so many fans rewatch the show around Halloween.

On Jul 26, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Nimona,’ the movie Disney once tried to bury, is an utter triumph

'Nimona' almost didn’t happen.

On Jul 6, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Across the Spider-Verse’ editor confirms there are different versions of film in theaters

'I was wondering when people might start noticing.'

On Jun 23, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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‘Break the Game’ offers an immersive window into a familiar topic

One streamer's attempt to break a world record opens a window into online isolation.

On Jun 16, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Pixar’s ‘Elemental’ shows fire and water can make beautiful chemistry

Pixar takes on the rom-com.

On Jun 12, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Why ‘Across the Spider-Verse’s cliffhanger ending isn’t all bad

We have to wait until March for the concluding movie.

On Jun 5, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘A lot of us are natural storytellers’: NeverEnding caters to a different kind of creator

‘My thought was, wouldn't it be fantastic if there was a platform where you could take control of your own narrative?’

On Feb 2, 2023 by Alexandra Bower

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Investigating the ‘Velma’ discourse   

The discourse came quickly.

On Jan 19, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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‘Baffy’ is canon: Tumblr celebrates as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck go Instagram-official

Who knew that Bugs and Daffy were such a popular ship?

On Jul 20, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Gravity Falls’ creator shares ‘fights’ he had with Disney’s censorship team for the show’s 10-year anniversary

Alex Hirsch shares what he reportedly had to put up with when creating the show for Disney 10 years ago.

On Jun 16, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

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Why TikTok can’t get enough of the ‘Encanto’ soundtrack

'We Don't Talk About Bruno' is one of the most-streamed songs right now.

On Jan 14, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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This week in streaming: A Q&A with the director of ‘Flee’

Plus: A review of 'A Castle for Christmas.'

On Dec 8, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Flee’ pushes the boundaries of animation to recount one refugee’s journey

The medium was partly a necessity.

On Dec 7, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski