Neil Patrick Harris has made a bit of a name for himself as award ceremony host. Besides his everyman affability, his trademark has been a big show stopping musical opening number. Now that Harris is stepping onto the world’s biggest hosting stage of the Academy… Read More »Frozen composers to help Neil Patrick Harris kick off Oscars in song
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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Chicago won an Oscar for best picture in 2003 and before that it was last awarded 34 years prior, in 1968, to Oliver! From it’s Broadway run in 1987, Into the Woods already has a bevy of Tony’s in its closet, could an Oscar be… Read More »Deadline Hollywood handicaps Disney’s Into The Wood’s chances during award season
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
Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) carries a heavy load when it comes to the legacy of Walt Disney, his brother, and the early pioneers of feature animation. After Walt died the studios has experienced a few ups and downs both artistically (The Black Cauldron) and… Read More »Ice & Snow Never Tasted So Sweet at Walt Disney Animation Studios
You’ve just performed the hit song from Disney animation’s biggest ever hit film on stage at the Oscars, watching it win said Oscar minutes later, how are you going to top that? For
Adele Dazeem Idina Menzel, it was a trip to the Tonight Show with new host Jimmy Fallon and the show’s band “The Roots” for a cover (can you cover your own song?) of “Let it Go” using only toys and classroom instruments.
It was just uploaded last night and already the video has 2.3 million views. It’s sure to become a classic, but if you haven’t seen it yet, we can help:
I like that the toy alphabet blocks Jimmy grabbed are L-I-G for Let it Go. Full instrument list below the jump:
In celebration of Wreck-It Ralph’s availability on HD Digital Download (iTunes) this week and 3D Blu-ray DVD Combo Pack on 3/5 Disney has shared these two deleted scenes from the Oscar nominated movie!
In the first clip Dunderson shares an idea with Ralph for a new game called X-Treme EZ Living featuring the good life with no good or bad guys to get Ralph to bust them out of prison.
We’re about two weeks away from Valentine’s Day, but it’s not too soon to unwrap this love story writ beautifully in a new style of computer animation that captures the magic of hand drawn art as well. Walt Disney Animation Studios has made available online… Read More »Oscar-nominated short Paperman Now Online