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“The Boxtrolls”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi Written by: Irena Brignull and Adam Pava Main Cast: Voices of Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Elle Fanning, Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, and more… Past Oscar relations: The studio has previously seen Coraline, Corpse Bride, and ParaNorman nominated for Best Animated Feature Today we[...]

“The Lego Movie” : 2015 Best Animated Feature contenders

Today, for my weekly 2015 contender rundown, I’m moving on from the big eight categories and looking at one of the in between ones…the Best Animated Feature race. Since there are far less contenders in this category, I’ll be doing things a little bit differently. Here now are the five particular[...]

Online auction of two props used in ‘ParaNorman’ – Do Some Good Today!

Animation buffs, movie fans, and memorabilia collectors will all have the chance to own unique hand-crafted materials from one of this year’s Academy Award nominees when Variety – The Children’s Charity of Southern California next week begins hosting the online auction of two props used in LAIKA and Focus Features’[...]

Paranorman’s LAIKA begins production on The Boxtrolls

Marking their third project together, LAIKA and Focus Features, the two companies behind the current Academy Award-nominated animated feature ParaNorman, announced today that LAIKA has begun production on The Boxtrolls. The new movie will be released nationwide by Focus on October 17th, 2014. Focus CEO James Schamus and LAIKA[...]

“Paranorman” Winner of 15 Best Animated Feature Film awards

Winner of 15 Best Animated Feature Film awards, winner of two Annie Awards in the category of Character Animation & Design and now also nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a GLAAD Media Award, ParaNorman was made at the LAIKA Studios located in Oregon. Over the two years[...]

Paranorman: A Solid Movie with Impressive Visuals

by Michael Ward HollywoodNews.com: After dazzling us with Coraline, it should come as a surprise to no one that Laika Stuidos newest film, ParaNorman would be at least a solid movie with impressive visuals. But man did they take it to the next level with this film. With ParaNorman, directors Sam[...]

Hurt Locker, Hangover, Up snag top ACE awards

“The Hurt Locker,” “The Hangover,” and “Up” took home the top feature film categories at the 60th Annual American Cinema Editors’ Eddie Awards. “The Hurt Locker” editors Bob Murawski and Chris Innis took home the top prize for a dramatic film beating out competitors “Avatar,” “District 9,” “Star Trek,” and[...]

And the Oscar nominees are…

For the first time since 1943 the Oscars feature 10 best-picture contenders instead of the usual five. “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow. Also, interesting to note is the fact[...]

Oscars Nominees: “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each

For the first time since 1943 the Oscars feature 10 best-picture contenders instead of the usual five. “Avatar” and “Hurt Locker” lead the way at Oscar nominations with 9 noms each including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow. Also, interesting to note is the fact[...]