Subject:

Tex Avery

  • Film

    July 25, 2013

    The To Do List Is, at Least, a Welcome Start

    Maggie Carey's debut is full of promise.

  • Film

    September 27, 2012

    Hotel Transylvania: Cartoons, Not Animation

    With big-studio millions behind him, Genndy Tartakovsky still goes it alone.

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    What's Up Doc? Bugs Bunny's Gweatest Hits

    ​Today is not only Memorial Day, it's also the birthday of the voice behind many of the most beloved cartoon characters of all time. In his more than 50 years in Hollywood, Mel Blanc (1908-1989) gave audiences countless "Merry Melodies" via Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Idol Beat: Goodbye, You Lizard Scum

    ​I know the episodes of American Idol I'm watching were filmed months ago, and that what I'm seeing is not taking place in simulcast with this week's...Snowphoon (seriously, do you know how hard it is to come up with a quasi-humorous pun for blizzard anymore?). Even so, it's hard not to recall ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    May 17, 2007
  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Animal Crackers

    Plot-light Madagascar still manages clever gags for grown-ups

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Golden Oldies

    How many times can the Chronicle write the "How to be a Texan" story?

  • Film

    July 12, 2001

    Declawed

    Cats & Dogs is all bark and no bite

  • Film

    December 21, 2000

    Recycled Gifts

    The ghost of Christmas Movies Past pays a visit to The Family Man

  • Film

    August 8, 1996

    They Grow Up Fast

    Matilda is a girl wise beyond her years; Jack, a boy trapped in a man's body

  • Film

    February 16, 1995

    Dead Bang

    Gonzo Western The Quick and the Dead is ludicrously entertaining

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