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OW Oscarama — Ach! You Stinkbrain!: Best Animated Feature

February 19, 2013
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OW Oscarama — Ach! You Stinkbrain!: Best Animated Feature

Since its inception, the Best Animated Film category used to be an almost automatic Pixar win. They times are not exactly a-changin’, but the landscape for animated films certainly is. Dreamworks is still behind the pack as far critical acclaim goes (though kids love their films), but the emergence of LAIKA and the Pixar...
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Watch the Annie Awards Live, Feb 2nd

February 1, 2013
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Watch the Annie Awards Live, Feb 2nd

Just a quick note to remind you that the Annie Awards, honoring 2012′s best animation, will be shown live tomorrow on the show’s official website. The show begins at 7pm (one would assume pacific time, but the website doesn’t specify). Here are the major nominations: Best Animated Feature Brave – Pixar Animation Studios Frankenweenie...
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Sunday Film News Roundup – November 12, 2012

November 11, 2012
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Sunday Film News Roundup – November 12, 2012

While millions of people saw Bond this weekend, I had an odd little experience of being in an almost empty theater on a Saturday while finally seeing Cloud Atlas. I usually like to see movies during the day to avoid big crowds, but I had figured, being a Saturday, it would be packed and...
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Opening in Orlando — Friday, October 5th

October 4, 2012
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Opening in Orlando — Friday, October 5th

Frankenweenie — Given what kind of a job Tim Burton did turning Dark Shadows into a 113-minute feature when he had 1,000+ TV episodes’ worth of material to draw from, how slim are the odds he’s been able to wring 87 respectable minutes out of a half-hour short he made 28 years ago? On...
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Sunday Film News Roundup — September 2nd, 2012

September 2, 2012
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Sunday Film News Roundup — September 2nd, 2012

Clint Eastwood, what the fuck? I still love him, but what the fuck? News, links, etc: -The Guardian lists their 23 top directors in the world… and it’s one of the worst fucking lists I’ve ever seen in my life. The “world” is basically America, France and Britain. It’s so bad I don’t even...
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Opening in Orlando — August 17th, 2012

August 16, 2012
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Opening in Orlando — August 17th, 2012

The Expendables 2 — Sly Stallone, Bruce Willis, the Governator and a bunch of other GOP ass-grabbers are back for the second installment of the action franchise that might be termed “mercs on Medicare.” (And now it is, since I just made that up this very second.) This time, a seemingly simple operation goes...
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