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Juxtaposin’: Wreckers

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Betty Boop Shorts

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: And to think folks in the ’60s thought they were being wild and trippy . . . Related Now available on DVD from Olive Films. See here and here. I wrote a bit about popular surrealism … Continue reading

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Voice Acting Gone Horribly Wrong

Eddie Pensier writes: I’m a great admirer of good voice acting, but I’m also a fierce critic of it when it’s poorly done. There are some unfortunate occasions when it’s just screwed up beyond belief. One extreme example: The “Bureaucrat” … Continue reading

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Overlooked Oeuvres: Winsor McCay (1867-1934)

Fabrizio¬†del Wrongo writes: Winsor McCay¬†strikes me as an underappreciated artist. Oh, he’s pretty well kown for his comic strips, all-time classics like “Little Nemo” and “Dream of the Rarebit Fiend.” But as a maker of movies he’s often dismissed as … Continue reading

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A Gallery of Vegas Weird

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Alright, so the whole city is bizarro, but here are a few of the odder sights I saw on my trip. First, one of the minibar offerings in my hotel room.

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Bully for you!

Brundle Guy writes: Although a lot of animated children’s movies are by-the-book and rote, every now and then I feel like they can slip something through that’s exceptional. Every now and then the gatekeepers are looking the other way, and … Continue reading

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