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Daily News Bytes: Behind the Scenes of ‘Weeds’, ‘Stranger Things’ Sneakers, 1st Palm Springs Toon Fest & More

Spotify Cancels TV Shows in Reboot of Video Efforts The popular music streaming service is nixing its video content in order to revamp the whole department under new head Courtney Holt. ... Continue Reading →
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30 Years, 30 Great Anime Titles

Akira Cowboy Bebop Boy and the Beast Ghost in the Shell Dragon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wolf Children,’ ‘Millennium Actress’ at Roxie SF

San Francisco’s Roxie theater (roxie.com) has revealed the titles for its fourth edition of “Nippon Nights” — a monthly series presenting a variety of Japanese cinema. Bay ... Continue Reading →
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Must-See Toons for Halloween

It’s the most spooktacular time of the year! Once you’ve made the rounds, sweated through your greasepaint, racked up way too big of a tab on pumpkin flavored microbrews ... Continue Reading →
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American Cinematheque Plans Adult Animation Series

The American Cinematheque is planning an “Animation for Adults” series, beginning this Thursday (Jan. 9) and running through Jan. 25 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
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How to Create a Spanish Gem

Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film. First-time reactions of audiences to an animated ... Continue Reading →
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A Superbe Year for French Animation

A record number of top-notch animated movies are slated to be released in France. Is it just coincidence or a sign of things to come? There must have been something special in French ... Continue Reading →