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Disney garners Nine Oscar Nods


Congratulations to the folks at the best movie studio around, The Walt Disney Studios and its related companies have picked up nine Academy Award nominations in seven categories in this morning’s announcement ceremony.

Three for “Into the Woods”, two for “Guardians of the Galaxy”, and one each for “Maleficent”, “Big Hero 6”, the animated short “Feast” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier!”

That’s a pretty decent list and Disney is the clear front running for at least a couple of those. However, it’s always tough when a studio has competing films in the same category.

Full list of Disney’s oscar nods below the jump:
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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… Read More »Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar