by Robert Bloomberg In the classic Roadrunner cartoons, Wiley Coyote could always depend on the Acme Company to deliver exactly what he needed. Fortunately, when it comes to our own animation needs, we can depend on Ron Diamond’s Acme Filmworks to deliver the goods (anvils not included). Their 19th annual Animation Show of Shows is […]
Robert Bloomberg has written about animation for EatDrinkFilms and presented numerous 3D film shows around the world. His new exhibit at the Fairfax Library features samples of his graphic designs, photography and 3D work.
The 18th Annual Collection Defines the State-of-The Art from Around the World Opening exclusively in theaters across America- details below By Robert Bloomberg “Let’s face it. Professional animation and storytelling is hard work. It requires trained and talented human beings,” explain Joshua Gunn, Trevor Piecham, and John McGowan in Exploozy, their hilarious parody of “explainer […]
by Marilyn Freund If there’s anyone on your holiday gift list who is a “Game of Thrones” geek, have I got a score for you! Game of Scones: All Men Must Dine (by Jammy Lannister) is a small, hardback cookbook in which all the recipes are named for characters or events in George R.R. Martin’s […]
Dear Friends, You are curious about Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight aren’t you? Is it great or has he run out of ideas? You can expect a lot of controversy but that isn’t new with QT. Two of our critics take sides and tell you what they think in this week’s Critics Corner. As a bonus […]
by Robert Bloomberg Shaun the Sheep Movie says more in its 88 minutes than most films do in two hours, and does it without uttering a word. In a nod to classic silent films, the movie contains no dialog, but rather relies on wit, visual humor, grunts, groans, music and masterful stop-motion animation to tell its […]