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Some fun goodies for kids and kids-at-heart today! The big flippin’ deal this week is Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume One (Warner: $26.98). But even though you get two glorious DVDs with 25 mad-cap Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts—Chuck Jones’ Old Glory (1939), Duck Amuck (1953) and What’s Opera, [...]
Legendary animator Chuck Jones will be the subject of a special tribute at the 18th Bradford International Film Festival (April 19-29) in the U.K. on the occasion of his 100th birthday. BIFF will screen 20 of the greatest short by the iconic toon master, the man behind Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, [...]
Tweety, Sylvester, Granny and some familiar voices make the new Warner Bros. 3-D short the cat’s meow. The world is a much different place today than it was in November of 1942 when Tweety Bird made his first appearance in A Tale of Two Kitties. Almost 69 years later, the [...]
Few animators have been as influential as Chuck Jones, who would have turned 99 years old today. Jones directed many of the best Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for Warner Bros., delivering some of the best takes on great characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, the Road Runner and [...]
Canadian cabler TELETOON has revealed its fall broadcast schedule, featuring seven new series (The Looney Tunes Show, Hole in the Wall, Beyond Human, Young Justice) and five returning (Johnny Test season five, Jimmy Two-Shoes season three, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien season two, Adventure Time with Finn and Jake season one [...]
Animation corporate executives have not always been highly regarded by the artists who work for them, particularly during the Golden Age. One exception to that trend was Leon Schlesinger, who until 1944 served as the producer of all of the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons released by Warner Bros. (after [...]