Tag Archives: animation

  • ‘Jonny Quest’: Classic Adventure Cartoon Now on Boomerang

    ‘Jonny Quest’: Classic Adventure Cartoon Now on Boomerang

    As a public service to the general public I have been keeping an eye on Boomerang, the new streaming service for cartoons in the Hanna-Barbera and Turner libraries. The service has up to now mostly been focused on traditional kids’ fare like Looney Tunes, Droopy, Tom & Jerry, and whatnot, plus newer Cartoon Network shows, […]

  • ‘Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters’ Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    ‘Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters’ Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    Stretch Armstrong has been around for decades, but it’s been a while since anyone has heard from him. It seems he’s coming back to Netflix (an always popular way for half-forgotten characters to make their returns), but he’s now a teenaged superhero with a few superpowered teenaged friends. The name of the series is Stretch […]

  • ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’: A CBS Animated Special

    ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’: A CBS Animated Special

    Michael Jackson and Halloween seem to go together more and more these days. First we had the spooky MJ compilation Scream, which collects every even vaguely Halloween-adjacent Jackson song, and now we have a CBS animated special entitled Michael Jackson’s Halloween, as announced by the official CBS Twitter account: Get ready to go on an […]

  • ‘Recurrence’: Short Film Shows Infinite Fractal Zoom (Video)

    ‘Recurrence’: Short Film Shows Infinite Fractal Zoom (Video)

    Filmmaker Julius Horsthuis has a new short film that starts as a slow zoom into a sprawling CGI cityscape that he created. How do you know it’s not a real city, or a simulation of one? Because the zoom keeps on going forever, fractal-like, which also explains why the short film is called Recurrence. If […]

  • ‘More Covers’: Artist Animates Vintage Textbook Covers (Video)

    ‘More Covers’: Artist Animates Vintage Textbook Covers (Video)

    It’s getting to be mid-August, which means that school is starting up for all those unlucky students out there. Henning M. Lederer is an artist who is trying to put a, ah, positive spin on organized education, with his series of animations based on vintage textbook covers. The latest installment, More Covers, might even make […]

  • Wavegrower: Hypnotic Animated GIFs Based on Mathematical Concepts

    Wavegrower: Hypnotic Animated GIFs Based on Mathematical Concepts

    I was never much of a math whiz, and most of the time I feel OK about it. But a new project from French animator Frédéric Vayssouze-Faure is giving me a little bit of FOMOOMRS – Fear Of Missing Out On Mathematics-Related Stuff – and luckily for me Wavegrower is pretty visually stimulating even if […]