Understanding Ralph Bakshi – Part 1: Fritz The Cat

Ralph Bakshi is one of the most controversial figures in the field of animation. He is simultaneously considered both the guy who saved animation during one of its lowest points (the 70s) but also as the guy who ruined it forever, spawning countless imitators of its “bad taste”, especially in the television format. Considered too … Continue reading Understanding Ralph Bakshi – Part 1: Fritz The Cat

The Humor of Tex Avery

Much has been said and written about Tex Avery over the years: from historical articles remembering him as “the creator of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck”, film historians and scholars championing him as “the King of Comedy” and, crucially, as “The Anti-Disney”, and often even as the best animation director of ALL time – barring … Continue reading The Humor of Tex Avery