The only foreign director to win the Academy Award for best animated feature, Hayao Miyazaki, 68, is the most admired and influential filmmaker working in animation today. His latest film, "Ponyo," opened earlier this month in America in 927...
With invaluable assistance from our many forum posters, here are interesting stats about this year's nominations for the Oscars. Nine not so fine: "Avatar" and "The Hurt Locker" lead this year's derby with nine nominations each; "Nine" managed just four nomina
Oscarologist Tariq Khan (Fox News) is quite good at crystal-balling those obscure, below-the-line categories. In the cases of best animated and live-action shorts, for example, he got both predictions right last year: "La Petite Maison en Cubes" and "Spielzeug
â¢ Anthony Crupi reports, "ABC heads into its 35th consecutive Oscars telecast with two or three remaining avails, as a roster of returning sponsors and an improving economy have aided the sales process. The three top spenders of a year ago (Hyundai, Coca-Col
While the short films portion of the Oscars telecast might seem like an opportune time to refill the Triscuits dish or take a potty break, this year you can watch it fully informed, thanks to the Egyptian Theatre's screening of nominated shorts. Take in an arr
The 82nd Academy Awards followed the script set down by pundits, as the front-runners for all of the major Oscars won Sunday night. "The Hurt Locker" led with six Oscars, including best picture and best director for Kathryn Bigelow, who became the first woman
If you don't count its one-week, one-theater Oscar-qualifying run, "The Secret of Kells" is only now arriving, and it's a must-see for animation fans, particularly those who are wearying of the computer animation look. The Oscar for animated feature has been a
If youâve always wanted to own a piece of vintage animation art work from movies like âBambi,â âSnow White and Seven Dwarfs â and âLion King,â hereâs your chance. On Sunday, more than 160 pieces of artwork donated by some ...