Tag Archives: academy awards

Oscar, It’s Time to Meet the Muppets

The Oscars are in freaking disarray this year. Producer Bret Ratner and host Eddie Murphy are both out with less than four months to go till the show. But with crisis comes opportunity. It’s time to bring in the Muppets! I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Congratulations Disney and Pixar Oscar Winners

Congratulations to the Disney and Pixar Oscar Winners: Toy Story 3 for Best Animated Feature. Lee Unkrich Toy Story 3 for Best Original Song. “We Belong Together” Music and Lyric by Randy Newman Alice in Wonderland for Best Art Direction. … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

NY Times Helps Pixar Lobby for Best Picture Oscar

A new story in the New York Times Carpetbagger blog, which focuses on the entertainment scene, reads half like a puff piece for Pixar and half like plea from animators who feel like Rodney Dangerfield, they just can’t get no … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, Animation Business, pixar | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Disney Oscar Nominees

Update: boy I was off my game this morning. Missed two more nominees: “Day & Night”: Teddy Newton from Pixar for Best Animated Short and “The Tempest” – Sandy Powell for Costume Design. That makes it 14 total nominations. Apologies … Continue reading

Posted in Film, pixar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Disney Aims UP for Best Picture

Disney has placed an ad for Pixar’s UP on the front cover of The Hollywood Reporter as part of a campaign to get it an Academy Award. Up’s covers commonly draw attention to the fact that Pixar’s 10th film is … Continue reading

Posted in pixar | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off