Animation

7.25.19

How Garfield Spawned Some of the Internet's Weirdest Memes

Garfield has been in our cultural vernacular since 1978, but only recently has he been transformed into a harbinger of doom.

5.2.19

Meet the Black Anime Cosplayers Blowing Up on Instagram

Five cosplayers tell us about their love for anime, finding a community within cosplay, and overcoming racist comments.

5.2.19

Netflix's 'Tuca & Bertie' Is a Wildly Smart Comedy for Anxious Millennial Women

The new animated series, starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, finds humor in everything from street harassment to, uh, accidentally ingesting your grandmother's ashes.

3.18.19

The New Pipeline For Black Women in Animation

In an industry dominated by white men, these creators hope to pave a way for women and non-binary people of color for more nuanced portrayals of Black characters.

1.23.19

Why Pixar's Short 'Bao' Is Such an Important Oscar Nomination

Pixar's first female-directed short tells a story that resonates with Asian American immigrant communities.

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11.28.18

SpongeBob Made the World a Better, More Optimistic Place

Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of one of the most beloved characters of all time, passed away after being diagnosed with ALS last year.

11.27.18

It Looks Like Netflix Is Creating a Roald Dahl Cinematic Universe

All your twisted childhood favorites are headed to the streaming service.

11.19.18

'Animaniacs' Could Help Us Transcend These Dark Times

Rob Paulsen, the voice of Yakko, tells us how the cult cartoon became "zany to the max."

11.19.18

More Than 200 Artists Remade 'Shrek' Scene-by-Scene and Boy It Looks Weird

The trailer for 'Shrek Retold' feels like a fever dream.

11.12.18

Watch the First Trailer for 'Toy Story 4,' Which Is Actually Happening

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the gang are all back, along with a new toy named Forky.

10.31.18

'Spirited Away' Is the Best Halloween Movie

Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar-winning ghost story is spookier than any slasher flick.

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