A hunter finds his “pway” in this Batman/Elmer Fudd Special exclusive

DC Comics has been releasing one-shot specials all month introducing its superheroes to flagship Looney Tunes characters, and it’s been a fun, silly event that has produced comics that don’t take themselves too seriously as they reinterpret these Warner Bros. properties. The most highly anticipated of these books is…

Warner Bros. is thinking about making a Speedy Gonzales movie

Today in news that we would have discarded as fake last Friday, Deadline reports that Warner Bros.—having apparently never visited the “concern about stereotypes” section of the character’s Wikipedia page—is considering making a Speedy Gonzales movie. Gonzales, the so-called “fastest mouse in Mexico,” was…

The artistry behind Chuck Jones’ masterpiece, What’s Opera, Doc?

Today, it is one of the best known and most imitated of all classic Looney Tunes (“Kill the wabbit! Kill the wabbit!”), but Chuck Jones’ 1957 short What’s Opera, Doc? was not initially recognized as a modern classic, nor was it in line for any Oscars at the time of its release. These are among the revelations in …

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Let’s explore the evolution of animator and director Chuck Jones

For fans of Looney Tunes, Bugs Bunny, Merrie Melodies, and animation in general, the name Chuck Jones likely elicits a wave of fond nostalgia. Among the stable of Tunes directors, Jones’ work was the most inventive, the most auteur-like, and often the funniest of the lot. In his decades-spanning career, Jones gave the…

Annyong!: 14 characters who (mostly) say only one thing

Action cinema is filthy with men of few words, the strong and silent types who say more with less. Even within that grand tradition, however, the meteoric rise of Groot—one of the five misfit headliners of the year’s biggest hit, Guardians Of The Galaxy—has to be seen as a new victory for terseness. Pulled from the…

Steve Carell to star in new Looney Tunes movie from the writers of X-Men: First Class

There are a number of pop-culture landmarks that have a different effect on people depending on how old they are. For example, younger people will generally be more tolerant of latter-day Simpsons episodes because they grew up with them, while older people are too worried that they’ll be dead soon to laugh at Homer…

If there’s an uncanny valley for cartoon characters, this Space Jam-themed NBA 2K14 hack lives there

A video game hobbyist who specializes in tinkering with the NBA 2K video games has used his talents to simulate the greatest basketball match of all time: the game at the end of Space Jam with a bunch of cartoon characters and also Michael Jordan is there. By mucking around with NBA 2K14’s juicy innards, a fellow…