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2018 Oscars : 6 Observations on this year’s Animated Short Film Race

Two weeks ago, AMPAS announced its Oscar nominations in all 24 categories and like every year, there were surprises and snubs. The Animated Short Film race is one that’s rarely commented on – except when there are notable snubs or surprising inclusions. This year was no different – except that there was one big snub that had everyone truly puzzled. …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: ANIMATED FEATURE (November)

This year, voting for Animated Feature makes a big change – everyone in the Academy can vote for nominees. This category, like Foreign Language Film and Documentary Feature, have always been made up of small committees that are able to formulate the eventual nominees but this year it’s all in. What does that mean for smaller and foreign animated films …

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2017 Oscars: 70 Animated Shorts Contend for Shortlist of Ten

A longlist of 70 animated short films contending for the Academy Award has been revealed by Cartoon Brew, including their top picks, synopsis, and trailers. This is a significant jump from last year’s total (60) and a continuing trend in this category. Back in 2010 only 33 films qualified. This is not the “official” list from the Academy, that comes in November. …

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FIRST LOOK: Sleep-swimming with Dory in the first ‘Finding Dory’ trailer

After the teaser poster was released this week, now comes the teaser trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to Pixar‘s Oscar-winning hit Finding Nemo, Finding Dory. The film follows a sleep-swimming Dory searching for her family with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin and sees the return of the voice talents of Ellen DeGeneres (Dory) and Albert Brooks (Marlin) …

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2015 Summer Box Office Predictions

The “summer” box office season is almost upon…or is it already here? With Furious 7, the 7th installment in the Fast and/or Furious franchise blowing up the worldwide box office it will easily end up in this year’s box office top 10 and probably even top 5. Sitting at $1.15 billion worldwide ($322M of that here in the states) it’s …

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Annie Award Nominations

Disney’s Frozen and Monsters University (with Pixar) rule nominations with 10 apiece The International Animated Film Society unveiled their nomination for the 41st Annie Awards today. The organization hands out awards in a large number of categories, so a quick nomination count is in order, before you delve into what got nominated where. Disney and Pixar trump all, with Frozen …

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