The 92nd Academy Award nominations have been announced and I will release my predictions sometime in the upcoming weeks. Until then, here are the animation-related nominees:
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Toy Story 4
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM:
Also both Toy Story 4 and Frozen II have been nominated for Best Original Song for I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away and Into the Unknown, respectively.
The biggest thing that stands out from these nominees is the fact that Frozen II wasn’t nominated for Best Animated Feature and honestly, while I’m surprised by that, I’m also happy that it wasn’t.
What do you think of the nominees? Let me know in the comments below!
The new year is soon upon us, hence it’s time to take a look at next year’s selection of theatrical animated films! Bear in mind that these are only the animated films with verified US release dates and that any and all dates are subject to change at any time. Enjoy!
Continue reading “Upcoming Animated Films in 2020”
The teaser trailer for Warner Animation Group’s upcoming film, Scoob!, has been released!
What do you all think of the trailer? I’m glad to finally see an animated Scooby-Doo film released in theaters! I don’t know what to make of Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfried, Gina Rodriguez, and Will Forte voicing the Mystery Inc. gang though.
When the news was announced that there would be a Toy Story 4, I, like many people, didn’t know what to think. On one hand, I thought Toy Story 3 wrapped the trilogy up nicely and couldn’t be emotionally topped. But on the other hand, at least it wasn’t a live-action remake of an animated Disney film, am I right?
I went to go see the film in theaters and have recently rewatched it on DVD. So I figured, let me share some of my thoughts with you all. Just be warned that there are spoilers!
Continue reading “My Thoughts: TOY STORY 4 (2019)”
I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since I started this blog! I just wanted a place to geek out with fellow animation nerds and I’m glad to have found this community here! Thanks so much for your support all these years!
The famous animator and director, Richard Williams, has sadly passed away at the age of 86. Among his most famous works were Who Framed Roger Rabbit and The Thief and the Cobbler.
I wrote a longer tribute to Mr. Williams (1933-2019) for the Rotoscopers website which you can read here.
The prolific voice actress, Russi Taylor, most famous for being the official voice of Disney’s Minnie Mouse has sadly passed away at the age of 75.
I wrote a longer tribute to Mrs. Taylor (1944-2019) on the Rotoscopers website which you can view here.
She shall surely be missed!