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In theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s latest feature The Croods goes back to the basics with a strong family comedy set in a magical, prehistoric period. The world will be watching DreamWorks’ caveman family very closely this spring. Fortunately, The Croods, the studio’s first venture after the disappointing box-office performance of [...]
We were saddened to hear of the passing of influential British animator Bob Godfrey on Friday (Feb. 22). The 91-year-old animator was best known for creating the popular animated series Roobarb (with writer George Calveley) and for award-winning shorts such as Kama Sutra Rides Again (1972) and Great (1975). Born [...]
The highly original animated take on Monty Python’s Graham Chapman will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on February 12. A Liar’s Biography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman uses different styles of animation from 14 different studios to highlight chapters in the unconventional life of the late British [...]
A Liar’s Autobiography uses various animation techniques to shed light on the outrageous life and career of the late Monty Python player, Graham Chapman. It sounds like a classic Monty Python sketch—an actor playing himself in an animated autobiographical film 23 years after he dropped dead. But, as fans of [...]
This fall, Monty Python fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a very unusual, animated feature about the late Python player Graham Chapman in select theaters. Featuring animation from 14 different animators in 17 different styles, A Liar’s Autobiography is based on the life and times of Chapman and uses [...]
In celebration of the new feature film A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman, an international online animation competition titled ‘Animate Chapman’ was launched today. The contest, which is open to students, amateurs and professional animators alike, aims to find creative animators to bring Chapman [...]
The animated feature A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman will unspool at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival this September as a Special Presentation. Python member Terry Jones and the film’s directors Bill Jones (Jones’ son), Ben Timlett and Jeff Simpson will be in attendance [...]
Fans of psychedelic ‘60s animation are in for a treat as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine (1968) is set for a fully restored home video release on DVD and Blu-ray May 28, together with a reissue of the soundtrack, The Hollywood Reporter revealed. The live-action/animated adventure has undergone a painstaking frame-by-frame [...]
Recently I bumped into an old acquaintance who happened to mention that he had been a good friend of Bob Clampett during the legendary toonmaker’s latter-day career. He described Clampett as being just as funny and crazy in his private life as his characters were on-screen (well, maybe not quite [...]
Monty Python fans, rejoice! A new 3-D stereoscopic animated feature based on Monty Python trooper Graham Chapman called A Liar’s Autobiography is on its way to the EPIX premium channel in spring of 2012. Diverse live and digital commercial/entertainment house Superfad is one of the key creative teams involved, and [...]