I will admit that I was quite surprised when the nominations for this category were announced. Part of the reason I went on the mini quest to see as many submissions in the category as possible was to see which independent and foreign films would make it into the final field, as I was assuming … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2020 – Animated Feature
The moment has come at last. Over 300 films were submitted for this year's Oscars, and now the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has had their say. After weeks and months of anticipation, conjecture, campaigning, and outright nail-biting on my part, we finally have our list of contenders across 24 categories. Issa Rae … Continue reading Put on Your Blitzin’ Shoes! – 92nd Academy Awards Nominations Announced!
Ever since the submissions for the Oscar for Animated Feature were announced last month, the scramble has been on to see as many of these films as possible. The more commercial fare is easy, but there are a good deal of independent and foreign films in the mix as well, very few of which will … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts: Toontown, Part 1
We've hit the second milestone of this year's Oscar season, with the announcement of the 32 films vying for Best Animated Feature. As mentioned in the International Feature post, there have been some major changes to the rules for this year's Academy Awards. One of them pertains to this category, as the minimum eight movie … Continue reading Who Will Replace the Spiders? – Animated Feature Submissions Announced!