Roger the Lucky Rabbit – Who Framed Roger Rabbit review – Page 2

More significantly – since it is the probable reason for Roger’s success – this experiment in combining film techniques is founded in a stylishly funny conceit. Toons, it seems, are not drawn characters who owe their existence to some pencil-pushing Olympian, they are another race of beings who sell their remarkable talents to the cartoon … Read more

The Best of British Animation programme

The Best of British Animation programme was part of the London Film Festival held at the National Film Theatre during November 1987. David Jefferson reports. The LFF is a non-competitive event but there is a tradition of holding other award ceremonies during the course of the festival. Prior to the Best of British Animation, the … Read more

Make Mine Music – Disney film review

Robin Allan gives his reassessment of a rarely shown Disney feature length cartoon that is out on video. It is forty years since the release in 1946 of Disney’s animated feature Make Mine Music. Most of it is forgotten, or confused with material from Melody Time (1948). But it deserves reassessment; as David Rider said … Read more

The Masters of Animation collection

John Halas talks about an exciting new series of programmes which form a world-wide survey of animation. Interview by David Jefferson. The idea for an animation show reel of the world-wide industry was first put forward at a board meeting of ASIFA about ten years ago. It was an enormous task for anyone to undertake … Read more