Director Rob Minkoff on ‘Mr. Peabody’ and the Future of Animation

Fans of the classic 1960s cartoon “The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show” grew up with the antics of Mr. Peabody and Sherman, the world’s smartest dog and his adopted human boy, who traveled through time on educational adventures chronicled in segments called “Peabody’s Improbable History.” Today, thanks to a decade’s worth of persistence by director Rob […]

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Five Minutes with ‘Roger Rabbit’ Star Charles Fleischer

In 1988, director Robert Zemeckis and producer Steven Spielberg stunned Hollywood with “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” a seemingly un-makeable movie that married animated and live-action characters in the same interactive world. For the uninitiated, “Roger Rabbit” stars Bob Hoskins as private detective Eddie Valiant, a former champion of downtrodden cartoons living in the Tinseltown-adjacent Toontown, […]

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21st Philadelphia Film Festival Announces Lineup, Guests

The Philadelphia Film Society has revealed the full lineup for the 21st Philadelphia Film Festival, which will feature screenings of more than 100 films from 35 countries throughout the Greater Philadelphia area October 18-28. The festival will open October 18th with a screening of director David O. Russell’s highly anticipated drama “Silver Linings Playbook.” The […]

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