Animated titles up to 12

Posted by · 4:21 pm · October 12th, 2010

I’ve been making notes on this in the comments section of yesterday’s Off the Carpet column throughout the morning, but it’s looking more and more like the magic number of 16 won’t be reached in this year’s animated feature film race.  By my count, we have 12 titles. One of them, Bill Plympton’s “Idiots and […]

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EDINBURGH: Animated pleasures

Posted by · 1:25 pm · June 17th, 2009

Today’s Edinburgh talk may have centered on festival opener “Away We Go” (more on that to come), but the day’s real delight was “Mary and Max” (***1/2), an alternately disarming and disconcerting feature debut from claymation maestro Adam Elliot, who won a 2003 Academy Award for his short “Harvey Krumpet,” and carries that film’s decidedly […]

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12/6 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:51 am · December 6th, 2008

• John Patterson on the legacy of Harvey Milk. [The Guardian] • Robert Abele talks to “Frost/Nixon” star Michael Sheen. [Los Angeles Times] • Rebeca Hall, meanwhile, discusses her involvement in the film with Jenni Miller. [Premiere] • Peter Knegt chats with visionary “Hunger” director Steve McQueen. [indieWIRE] • John Anderson profiles animation legend Bill […]

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