Chalk one up for ‘WALL-E’

Posted by · 6:12 am · November 11th, 2008

The Academy has revealed the 14-strong shortlist of films competing in the Best Animated Feature category, and, well, it doesn’t make for very inspiring reading. What’s most significant about the news is that it means the nominees will, as usual, be limited to three films; to accommodate five, more than 15 shortlisted titles are required. […]

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New ‘Tale of Despereaux’ trailer

Posted by · 8:16 am · November 6th, 2008

I find myself wondering what kind of a shot at a Best Animated Feature nod this film could have. “Waltz with Bashir” is anything but guaranteed, so perhaps something like this could leap-frog into the competition. (Also at Yahoo! Movies.)

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9/27 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:24 am · September 27th, 2008

• Anne Thompson reports that Paramount Vantage will officially debut the “Revolutionary Road” trailer on Sunday’s episode of “Mad Men.”  Very smart. [Thompson on Hollywood] • The toughest journalist gigs in cinema. [Time Out] • In the introductory post of his long in the works awards blog (welcome to the fray), Pete Hammond bangs the […]

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