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Saturday Matinee: Bimbo’s Initiation

“Bimbo’s Initiation” (1931) is an unnerving and surreal Fleischer Studio short animation. It’s an early example of mass media featuring blatant occult symbolism and has influenced a number of artists such as Jim Woodring (the Frank cartoons), Richard Elfman (Forbidden … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: There Will Come Soft Rains

“If Mankind Perished Utterly”: Nazim Tulyahodzhaev’s ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’, 1984 Source: We Are the Mutants Object Name: There Will Come Soft Rains Maker and Year: Nazim Tulyahodzhaev (Director), UzbekFilm, 1984 Object Type: Film Description: (Steve Toyoshima) There Will Come Soft … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: In Shadow

New Animated Short Film “In Shadow” Is A Visionary Journey Behind The Veil Source: Activist Post Story artist for film and television, Lubomir Arsov, has just released his most recent creation titled In Shadow. It is a 13-minute animated short … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: A Letter to Momo

“A Letter to Momo” (2011) is an animated supernatural comedy/drama written and directed by Hiroyuki Okiura (Jin-Roh). The story focuses on adolescent Momo and her mother Ikuko who, after a death in the family, move to a rural island to … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Wave Twisters

“Wave Twisters” (2001) is a mindbending homage to hip-hop culture set to the music of DJ Q-Bert. Using a mix of live-action, CG and cel animation, it tells the story of a heroic team who confronts an army of anti-hip-hop … Continue reading

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I, Pet Goat II

“I, Pet Goat II” is an award winning animated short released in the spring of 2012 by Louis Lefebvre and canadian art collective Heliofant. It quickly gained a following among alternative news/independent media communities for its cryptic symbolism and allusions … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Plague Dogs

Many of us may have read the Richard Adams book “Watership Down” or have seen the film adaptation, but less known is the film version of his even darker follow-up, “The Plague Dogs” (1982). Like a Disney film, it features … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Cartoons

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