Animated Axe Cop to chop heads off on Fox

Fox recently announced that they’d be starting a late-Saturday-night animation program a la Adult Swim, and well, they’re kicking it off with a hell of a pick. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox has picked up popular webcomic Axe Cop for a 15 minute show. The comic, which was started by siblings Ethan and  Malachai […]

Posted on April 24, 2012 at 22:43 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

I’ve been having a terrible time with movie adaptations lately, and I have a terrible time with the idea of an American studio — specifically Nickelodeon, with a track record that looks something like an EKG screen — adapting a Belgian comic strip into a 3D animated feature for kids.  Seeing Spielberg on as director […]

Trisha’s Short Video of the Day: Simon’s Cat in “Hop It”

I don’t know about you, but with both Sarah Jane and an Academy Award-nominated director dying in the same week plus perhaps one of the most depressing Catholic and Christian holidays being today, perhaps you might need a little pick-up. And what better way than with being introduced to a little new animation? Simon Tofield […]

Posted on April 22, 2011 at 07:47 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Short Film of the Day: “Ark”

Dark Roast Blend (via Gizmodo) introduced me to Ark, an animated short by Polish animator Grzegorz Jonkaztys, a Golden Palm finalist at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. It’s gorgeous and moody; definitely a must-see for any animation buffs out there. On a vaguely related note, the 2009 Academy Award-nominated Short Films programs are in theaters […]

Posted on February 6, 2009 at 10:57 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · One Comment
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2008 aniBoom Awards winners announced

The 2008 aniBoom Awards winners have been announced, and the Grand Winner is Joaquin Baldwin‘s Sebastians Voodoo (yes, I’m confused about the lack of apostrophe, too), the charmingly downbeat story of a heroic voodoo doll. Baldwin wins a $25,000 development deal. Watch Sebastians Voodoo below, and head over to to see some of the […]

Posted on December 16, 2008 at 15:50 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Coraline featurette online

A two-minute featurette on Henry Selick’s 3-D stop-motion adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s children’s novel Coraline is online courtesy IGN Movies. The video quality is not terribly good and as the disclaimer in front of the clip says, some of the footage is unfinished, but it will give you an idea of how excited to get […]

Posted on August 12, 2008 at 10:55 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · 4 Comments
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