Animation and comics
Reggie, a border terrier with an optimistic outlook on life, loves his owner, Doug. Doug despises Reggie.
In just three weeks in theaters, “Barbie” is set to sail past $1 billion in global ticket sales, breaking a record for female directors that was previously held by Patty Jenkins.
Randall Park was a struggling actor when he first encountered Adrian Tomine’s graphic novel “Shortcomings” in 2007.
There are some good gags and clever innovations in the animated “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem.”
You watch movies. You watch TV. And now you’re wondering how the pitched battle — with Hollywood’s actors and writers on one side, and studios and streaming services on the other — will affect you.
Even in a year when media layoffs seem a daily part of the news, the firing of three Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonists in a single day was a gut punch.
With the “Transformers” franchise clearly at a crossroads, its latest protectors have turned to their deep bench of characters.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aside from the inverted skyline, the only giveaway that something is off in one of the most striking images of “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is the ponytail that’s sticking straight up in the air.
“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” opened in U.S. and Canadian theaters with a massive $120.5 million, more than tripling the debut of the 2018 animated original and showing the kind of movie-to-movie box-office growth that would be the envy of even the mightiest of Hollywood franchises.
Let’s get this upfront: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was the best comic-book film of the last decade.
Look at James Hong, you will likely see the busiest 90-something in show biz. The last year for him has been a wild ride, from receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to hitting every award show for “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
When Peter “Star-Lord” Quill, while inspecting a murky extraterrestrial region, pressed play on Redbone’s “Come and Get Your Love” in the first “Guardians of the Galaxy,” it would have been hard to imagine that James Gunn’s space opera would ultimately lead to something as sincere, poignant and kind
Makoto Shinkai doesn’t yet know the story he will tell in his next film, only that it will be about what he knows best.
“Moana” will be the latest Walt Disney Co. animation to get the live-action treatment, and at least one star is coming back.
Two-time Academy Award winning actor Tom Hanks has been named the principal speaker at Harvard’s commencement on May 25.
“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” has had an Oscar wish come true. The director’s stop-motion, musical take on the puppet who longs to be a real boy won Netflix its first animated feature trophy on Sunday.
TOKYO (AP) — Hit Japanese manga “One Piece” is coming to Netflix as a live-action series — a development that’s both exciting and worrisome for fans who have seen mixed success in a growing list of Hollywood adaptations.
Some prominent media publishers are dropping the comic strip Dilbert after its creator referred to people who are Black as members of “a hate group” and urged white people to “get away” from them.
Dr. Seuss fans might find their hearts growing three sizes this holiday season with the release of a sequel to the 1957 classic children’s book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”
Leiji Matsumoto, the anime creator known for ”Space Battleship Yamato” and other classics, has died at age 85.
There’s no Oscar nominee this year quite like the one from Pamela Ribon. And not just because of a title that’s tough on a spam filter.
Hulu has become the second television company to cut ties with the creator of the animated series “Rick and Morty” after felony domestic abuse charges against him were revealed.
One little article separates James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” from David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad.” But, oh, what a difference a word makes.
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Despite the ripple effects of the ongoing pandemic, it turns out that 2020 may not have been such a terrible year for anime fans after all since they were able to turn up en masse for the Demon Slayer theatrical premiere.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The brazen humor of “The Ren & Stimpy Show” will be revisited in a new Comedy Central version of the animated series.
The pandemic has transformed Christina Blanch, owner of Aw Yeah Comics, into a nightly TV host.

Nine times a week, Blanch leads a livestream from the store she lives above in Muncie, Indiana, to sell some comics and interact with regulars