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 to Teddy and Sandy. Congrats… Read More »Disney Oscar Nominees
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 much more powerful and, if… Read More »Could Union Protests derail Toy Story 3 Oscar Run?
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 that the people from Pixar… Read More »An “UP” Night at the Oscars
Disney has placed an ad for Pixar’s UP on the front cover of The Hollywood Reporter as part of a campaign to get it an Academy Award. Up’s covers commonly draw attention to the fact that Pixar’s 10th film is the best reviewed movie of… Read More »Disney Aims UP for Best Picture
A few sundry links for your surfing pleasure tonight. DisUnplugged has a look at what Guest performers go through at the American Idol Experience. I spent most of Saturday afternoon watching the preview shows and will have a report tomorrow night sometime. Rick Munarriz at… Read More »Sundry Disney News on a Sunday Night
After the amazing reviews and copious amounts of praise it received, this should come as a surprise to no one; but Disney has reportedly decided to push for an Oscar Nomination for Pixar’s WALL-E in both the Best Picture and Best Animated Film categories. Back… Read More »Disney Rolls Out Wall-E for Oscar Best Picture Consideration