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Ellen DeGeneres Is 2014 Oscar Host

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2013
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 […]
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Eight Things To Like And Two Things To Hate About The 2013 Oscars

by Alex Beanon February 25, 2013
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 […]

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

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2013
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 […]
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Norah Jones to Perform Nominated Song from "Ted" at the Oscars

by PowerZordon January 28, 2013
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 […]

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

by underdogon January 28, 2013
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 […]
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Adele to Perform Academy Award Nominated James Bond's "Skyfall" at the Oscars

by PowerZordon January 23, 2013
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 […]

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LewToons Video: Toon News, Episode 5

by Eileen Cruzon January 16, 2013
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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10 Animated Shorts Eligible for 2012 Academy Awards

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has listed the 10 animated short films eligible for nomination in this year’s Best Animated Short Film category: “Adam and Dog,” Minkyu Lee, director (Lodge Films) “Combustible,” Katsuhiro Otomo, director (Sunrise Inc.) “Dripped,” Leo Verrier, director (ChezEddy) “The Eagleman Stag,” Mikey Please, director, and Benedict Please, music scores and sound design (Royal […]

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21 Animated Features Submitted for 2012 Academy Awards

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2012
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced 21 submitted features for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Academy Award, virtually ensuring that a full slate of five nominees will be in the running for the award. The candidates are: Adventures in Zambezia Brave Delhi Safari Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Frankenweenie From Up on […]
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Oscar-nominated Film "Chico and Rita" Coming to U.S. DVD and Blu-ray on Sept 18, 2012

by Todd DuBoison August 10, 2012
Cinedigm Entertainment has solicited Fernando Trueba and Javier Marisca’s Spanish-animated feature film Chico and Rita for home video release in the United States on September 18, 2012 and for digital release on August 21st. The film was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2011 Academy Awards alongside the winner Rango, A Cat in Paris, […]