Animation And Comics

Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles

Sep 21, 2017

The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums, by adapting new technology for decades-old titles

AP Interview: Japan's emoji creator saw nuance in pictures

Sep 21, 2017

AP Interview: The Japanese creator of the first emoji wanted to add nuance to mobile phone messages and never imagined his 1999 work would become a global phenomenon

Paper airplane, sand among 12 finalists for Toy Hall of Fame

Sep 12, 2017

No-frills toys including the paper airplane, sand and play food are among 12 finalists vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame

Seth MacFarlane takes off on his space odyssey 'The Orville'

Sep 8, 2017

"The Orville" could prove doubly surprising for viewers. Seth MacFarlane stars as the captain of an exploratory spaceship 400 years in the future. MacFarlane takes off on his new journey Sunday on Fox.

Ed Skrein pulls out of 'Hellboy' film after backlash

Aug 28, 2017

A week after his casting in the upcoming 'Hellboy' reboot sparked outcries of whitewashing, the British actor Ed Skrein has withdrawn from the film

'Hellboy' casting prompts backlash over 'whitewashing'

Aug 23, 2017

A Hollywood film yet again finds itself responding to a social-media outcry over the casting of a Caucasian actor in a role that was originally Asian-American

Film Review: Animated 'LEAP!' sets a low barre

Aug 23, 2017

Film Review: An animated 'Flashdance' meets 'Cinderella,' 'LEAP!' isn't so much bad as it is bewildering

Review: Netflix's 'Death Note' gets lost in translation

Aug 23, 2017

Film Review: Netflix's new thriller-inclined version of the Japanese classic 'Death Note' becomes increasingly strained by its own insanity and clogged by clunky dialogue

RZA, Lou Ferrigno, others celebrate Stan Lee's creativity

Aug 23, 2017

Stan Lee was the subject of a love fest Tuesday night that was broadcast into more than 150 movie theaters across the country

From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans

Aug 16, 2017

As robots become more common in the workplace, humans are reflecting on their relationships with them

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