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Oscar Night, Where was Disney?

Disney was the television host for the Academy Awards last night which means we were treated to a strange new trailer for Brave and a bunch of ads for ABC television during the telecast. Disney’s presence on the award stage … Continue reading

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‘Muppets’ Deserves Best Picture Nomination

The Muppets is currently the best reviewed wide-release film of 2011 and with good reason: it’s a comic and musical tour de force. (John and I will agree to disagree.) At 98% “Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes with 132 reviews counted, three unfavourable—“Rotten”—reviews are all stand … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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