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Visual Effects Oscars Down To Top 10

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The 86th Academy Award presentation is closing fast – less than three months away now – and the list of the films under consideration for a Best Visual Effects award has officially been narrowed to 10. They are, in alphabetical order… “Elysium” “Gravity” “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” “Iron Man 3” “The Lone Ranger” […]

The Oscar 10

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Following on the heels of the announcement of the animated feature films up for an Academy Award comes the 10 animated shorts that will be up for consideration at the 2014 Academy Awards. The 10 shorts tussling for the golden boy statuette early next year will be, in alphabetical order… “Feral”, Daniel Sousa, director, and […]

The Best Animated Feature Oscar 19

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The 2014 Academy Awards are just around the corner and the competition for Best Animated Feature will be hotly contested with a grand total of 19 films submitted for consideration and vying for the golden statuette. The Oscar 19 are, in alphabetical order… “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” “The Croods” “Despicable Me 2” […]

Ellen DeGeneres Is 2014 Oscar Host

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There probably won’t be a song about boobs as it became official with Ellen DeGeneres being announced as the host of the 2014 Academy Award telecast. DeGeneres hosted the movie industry award show extravaganza once before in 2007 and will be returning in 2014, replacing last year’s one-and-done host, Seth MacFarlane, who infamously opened the […]

Eight Things To Like And Two Things To Hate About The 2013 Oscars

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The 85th version of the Academy Awards – that annual self-congratulatory show business industry shindig where industry executives and mucky-mucks show up in their limos to pat themselves on the back in front of a live television viewing audience – is over for another year and, as usual, nobody in Hollywood is ever completely happy […]

"Brave" Wins Best Animated Feature Oscar, "Paperman" Wins Best Animated Short

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The Walt Disney Company won big in the animated sector of the 55th Academy Awards, with Disney/Pixar’s Brave taking the Best Animated Feature Academy Award and Disney’s short “Paperman” winning the Best Animated Short Oscar. Co-directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award for Brave, marking the first Oscar win for each and the […]

Norah Jones to Perform Nominated Song from "Ted" at the Oscars

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GrammyAward-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones will perform the Oscar nominated song: “Everybody Needs a Best Friend” from the motion picture “Ted,” telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. “ Everybody Needs a Best Friend,” with music by Walter Murphy and lyrics by Seth MacFarlane, is nominated for an Original Song Oscar. This will be […]

PR: Norah Jones to perform nominated song from "Ted" at The Oscars on ABC

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Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones will perform “Everybody Needs a Best Friend” from the motion picture “Ted,” telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. “Everybody Needs a Best Friend,” with music by Walter Murphy and lyrics by Seth MacFarlane, is nominated for an Original Song Oscar. This will be Jones’ first time performing on […]

Adele to Perform Academy Award Nominated James Bond's "Skyfall" at the Oscars

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Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Adele will perform the Oscar-nominated theme song from the latest James Bond movie at the 85th Academy Awards, the show’s producers announced today. “Skyfall,” from the film of the same name, was announced as a nominee for Original Song at the Academy’s Nominations Announcement on January 10. The song, written by Adele […]

LewToons Video: Toon News, Episode 5

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In Episode #5 of Toon News, Chad discusses the casting of Matt Bomer as Superman in Superman: Unbound, the new video clip available from The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2,  the recently aired 100th episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, his own cartoon about two storm troopers and the list of Oscar nominations for Best […]

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