Only 15 films qualify for Oscar’s animated feature race

Posted by · 12:28 pm · November 15th, 2010

I honestly didn’t expect the list to hit so soon on the heels of my item earlier this afternoon, but hit it has.  And it actually appears that “The Dreams of Jinsha” was the other title submitted, not “Chico & Rita.” Alas, there are only 15 titles that qualified, meaning we will only see three […]

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16 animated features submitted, but what will qualify?

Posted by · 11:23 am · November 15th, 2010

The Academy will be announcing the list of qualifying films for this year’s Best Animated Feature Film Oscar some time this week.  For now, we know of 16 titles that have submitted.  They are indicated on our dedicated page. There was some confusion recently over which film was the 16th submission, but I’m told it […]

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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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TELLURIDE: ‘Inside Job,’ ‘Chico & Rita’

Posted by · 4:21 pm · September 3rd, 2010

It’s a bit of a scorcher in Telluride this year.  Relatively speaking, of course.  I’ve got all these long pants in the suitcase but can’t seem to shake the shorts as of late. Anyway, tonight brings “Never Let Me Go” and “The Way Back.” I’ll likely hit up the former and catch the latter sometime […]

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