Tag: animation

That distinct sense of ennui you feel in Portland? That’s probably BoJack Horseman

For many of us, few modern day television shows have managed to so effectively capture the banality of modern living as effectively as an animated show about a washed up sitcom star who also happens to be a horse. The premise has worked, time and time again. And it’s going to get another chance. Netflix has picked up BoJack Horseman up for a fifth season.

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Portland based House Special shares an awesome little internal animation project called "A Tale of Motion & Inertia"

If you’ve been to the movies recently, you might have managed to catch a little bit of magic from Portland’s House Special, the animation studio that recently spun out from Portland’s LAIKA—makers of Coraline, Paranorman, and The Boxtrolls. If you haven’t caught it yet, you might want to take a minute to watch what The Atlantic calls “the best 71 second animation you’ll watch today.” Read More