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Being the new kid in town proves tough, especially if Eric Cartman decides to take an interest in you.
I finally "got" Wes Anderson the other day. Which is not to say that I hadn't "got" him before – in the sense of liking his work and always being willing to substitute his vision of the world for mine for an hour or two. Though I'm not very fond of fey art-house whimsy (see references to Miranda July passim), there has always been something about.
From Springfield, Ohio, to the city's namesakes in West Virginia, Vermont and Illinois, resounds the exclamation: "Doh!" The creator of The Simpsons has broken his silence and revealed that the real-life inspiration for the animated series is the Springfield in Oregon.
Oregonians delight as Groening finally reveals that of 38 US Springfields, he was thinking of theirs
Disney's landmark new cartoon, The Princess and the Frog, has given hand-drawn animation the kiss of life. Guy Adams reports from the Mouse House
A contender for the most famous feline on the web, Simon’s Cat is the star of five online films that have been watched by 36 million viewers across the world.
Bumps, thumps and shaking chandeliers make for enjoyably hammy horror
Wallace & Gromit are a labour of love for their creator Nick Park. The much-loved Plasticine pair have almost become his children