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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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Annie Awards are officially a farce

I really wanted to write a nice post on how the Annie awards have become a farce, but I had family in town and I just don’t have the time. Thankfully The Pixar Blog and New York Times have done … Continue reading

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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

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