Jerry Beck

  • Film

Win, lose or draw


The Academy's animation branch may have fewer features to consider, compared with numbers from previous years, but there's a much wider array of techniques on display. And, without a Pixar…

The Simpsons


Matt Groening's cartoon family has made the grade as cultural icons for the current generation. Bart Simpson's "Cowabunga!" and Homer's frustrated "D'oh!" sum up two personalities we can all relate…

Betty Boop


Max Fleischer's "queen of the animated screen" started her career as a canine jazz crooner in a delightfully bizarre cartoon, "Dizzy Dishes," first animated by Grim Natwick in 1930.

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