...like "Ninja Resurrection," "Neon Genesis Evangelion" and "Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040." One animation, "Ghost in the Shell" takes place in a futuristic world, where memories become individual identities that jump like spirits from one...
BURBANK, Calif. - "The Incredibles," Pixar Animation Studios' tale of a superhero family struggling with supervillians and suburban life, tops the list of nominees for the 32nd annual Annie Awards.
Antz rejoices in the fact that a cartoon can show us anything. It's so free, it turns visual cartwheels. It enters into a microscopic world -- an ant colony beneath Central Park -- and makes it into a world so vast and threatening that comparisons with Star Wars are not unjustified.
In ninth grade, the tedium of biology class was offset only by the high jinks of my lab partner, a fellow of infinite wit who, among other things, taught me to read miniature scores of Beethoven symphonies, which we hid behind our textbooks while the teacher droned on about amoebas. One day my chum announced he was working on his own symphony. I was suitably impressed. But after weeks passed and I heard nothing further, I asked how it was going. "I don't know enough to write a symphony," he admitted rather sheepishly. "It's more complicated than I thought."
NEW YORK - The Rev. Al Sharpton and his wife, Kathy Jordan Sharpton, have announced their separation after 23 years of marriage.