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Aardman Produce Animated Short To Accompany Stephen Hawking’s Reith Lecture

by Grant Whiteon January 22, 2016
Commissioned by BBC Radio 4, Aardman have produced an animated short to accompany the station’s broadcast of noted scientist Professor Stephen Hawking’s recent Reith Lecture. Entitled ‘Inside his Head’, the short presents surreal, imaginative visuals inspired by scientific imagery to accompany dialogue taken from the lecture. A second, focused on Hawking’s explanation of Black Holes, […]
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2016 Annual Academy Award Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2016
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the full list of nominees for the 88th Annual Academy Awards. Categories with an animated film in contention are: BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Bridge of Spies Ex Machina Inside Out Spotlight Straight Outta Compton BEST ANIMATED FEATURE Anomalisa Boy and the World Inside Out Shaun the […]

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2016 Golden Globe Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2015
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced the 2016 Golden Globe nominees. The only category with an animated production in contention was the “Best Motion Picture – Animated category.” The nominees are: Anomalisa (Starburns Industries / Paramount Pictures) The Good Dinosaur (Pixar Animation Studios / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) Inside Out (Pixar Animation Studios […]
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43rd Annual Annie Award Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon December 4, 2015
ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominees for the 43rd annual Annie Awards, recognizing the best animated productions of the year and the people who make them. The full list of nominees is at the Annie Awards website. Nominees in major categories include: Best Animated Feature Anomalisa – Paramount Pictures Inside Out – Pixar Animation Studios Shaun […]

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Review: “Shaun the Sheep Movie” – Worthwhile Woolgathering

by Ed Liuon November 27, 2015
Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep has come a long way since his breakout debut in the Wallace & Gromit short film “A Close Shave,” earning his own TV series (which itself spawned a spin-off) and now his own feature film, Shaun the Sheep Movie (which seems like it’s missing a “the” somewhere). I found that the […]
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Review: “Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer’s Llamas” – Wild, Wooly Slapstick

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2015
I wonder what flaw in the general American public is keeping Aardman Animations from being far more popular than they are on these shores. It’s clearly not a flaw in their work in general, since the Wallace & Gromit shorts and feature film were all terrific, and even if Flushed Away, Arthur Christmas, and Pirates: […]


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New Stills Released for “Shaun the Sheep Movie,” US Release on August 7, 2015

by Ed Liuon May 12, 2015
Lionsgate Entertainment has released new stills and a plot synopsis for the Shaun the Sheep Movie, coming from Aardman Animations to the United States on August 7, 2015. SYNOPSIS When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with […]