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Ralph Bakshi

Legendary Filmmaker Ralph Bakshi Returns with Last Days of Coney Island

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

I myself adored geek culture when that was kind of a bad thing, so of course I have to ask Ralph about his animated (and notoriously rotoscoped!) adaptation of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings -- scripted by Peter Beagle, and a major influence on Peter Jackson & Co.'s live-action adaptation.

DVDs: Tintin Can't Defeat Creepy Motion-Capture Animation Style

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Tintin is all about pell-mell adventure but the rather bland hero could use some fleshing out, in every sense of the word.

How It Felt to Be Rotoscoped By Frank Frazetta

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

When my agent said Ralph Bakshi was casting an animated movie to be co-directed by Frank Frazetta, I thought, ho hum. It was called Fire and Ice and...

Remembering Frank Frazetta, John Carter and Edgar Rice Burroughs

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.19.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

The press was concerned when John Carter hit theaters March 9. For many, the question was "Does the movie live up to the books?" And then the question remained: "Does it live up to the covers of the books?"

What's It All About: Chatting with Pat Metheny, Jonathan Elias, and Viva Voce

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.