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  • Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar
    Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar

    Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, was in Hollywood this weekend to receive a Lifetime Achievement Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards. John Lasseter, chief creative office at Disney and Pixar, introduced the master calling him “the most original filmmaker to ever work in…

  • Oscar Night, Where was Disney?
    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 itself was notably almost absent. The Muppets won in a…

  • New Image from La Luna, Pixar’s Oscar Nominated Short
    New Image from La Luna, Pixar’s Oscar Nominated Short

    This image of Nonno, Papa and Bambino from La Luna was just released by Disney*Pixar. The short film from Pixar has already been on the Festival Circuit and earned an Academy Award nomination. But your first chance to see it will be in front of Brave. It marks Enrico Casarosa’s…

  • Disney pulls in 13 Oscar Nods
    Disney pulls in 13 Oscar Nods

    The Walt Disney Studios performed respectably today when tallying up the Oscar Nominations decided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Thirteen nominations for films ranging from The Help and War Horse (both Dreamworks films distributed by Disney) to The Muppets and the short film La Luna were…

  • Did OSCAR change Bext Picture Rules to Help Pixar?
    Did OSCAR change Bext Picture Rules to Help Pixar?

    Next year there will be 10 movies nominated for and Academy Award for Best Picture instead of the usual 5. Something the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president said made me thing this change should be called the ‘Pixar rule’. “I would not be telling you the truth…

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