The Hollywood Reporter finds 7 white guys to weigh in on diversity in animation

When The Hollywood Reporter published its roundtable conversation with the minds behind some of this year’s animated films this morning, Twitter users noticed something awry. The headline blares: “Seth Rogen And 6 More On Avoiding Ethnic Stereotypes And How To ‘Break the Mold’ Of Princesses,” highlighting a…

What’s the best pop culture of the year so far?

This week’s question congratulates all of us for having made it halfway through the year, and asks, What’s the best pop culture, in any form of media, you’ve encountered so far this year?

The Adventures Of The American Rabbit is Zootopia’s shameful Cold War predecessor

Animator Fred Wolf has had a steady career in TV animation for years. Between the mid-’80s and the late ’90s, Wolf worked on shows such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ducktales—cartoons that spread across the quality spectrum, from genuinely great to utterly abysmal. Wolf worked on various animated films since…

The A.V. Club’s 2016 Spring Holiday Movie Guide

One year ago, The A.V. Club surveyed three months of upcoming films through the lens of Valentine’s Day, offering a dater’s guide to the spring movie season. This year, we’re thinking a little bigger, a little further outside the heart-shaped candy box. Why, after all, should we limit ourselves to one seasonal holiday…