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Entries from February 26th, 2008

Animated Oscar Winners 2008

February 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Feature films, Short films, Special effects

The Oscar for Best Animated Feature went to Brad Bird’s Ratatouille from Pixar, beating out Persepolis, which was my favorite. In so doing, the members of the Academy went against the trend to honor smaller independent films in the Best Picture category, as opposed to blockbusters like Ratatouille. The Best Animated Short Film went to […]

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2008 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

February 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Feature films, Short films

The package of Academy Award-nominated short films distributed by Magnolia Pictures, had a brief run in Atlanta and I managed to catch the program of animated films. Overall, an excellent program, though one film does stand out and would be my choice. Here are some first impressions: Samuel Tourneux and Simon Vanesse’s Même les pigeons […]

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