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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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Could Union Protests derail Toy Story 3 Oscar Run?

After the recent despicable actions of Unite Here Local 11 at the Disneyland resort, I had resolved not to comment on their campaign for improved working conditions and better health care coverage for their members. But their current campaign is … Continue reading

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An “UP” Night at the Oscars

Congrats to the well deserving crew up in Emeryville that worked on Pixar’s “UP”. It brought home two Academy Awards last night. One for best animated picture and one for best original score. I thought it was a nice touch … Continue reading

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