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Oscar Animated Shorts

The 2019 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts Reviewed and Ranked


Short-form Academy Award nominees hit theaters this week and on VOD later this month. The animation bunch is all pretty good to great.


The Oscars Still Don’t Give A F*ck About Horror


This year’s Academy Award nominations are disappointing, but not surprising, for horror fans.

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The Spiciest Film Controversies of 2018


From legal battles to nationalistic concerns, misrepresentation to cultural appropriation, resurfacing tweets to Netflix sticking its nose in everything, 2018 has had some peppery problems in the film world.

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Practical Effects Have a Solid Chance at the Oscars This Year


Miniatures, puppetry, and in-camera effects could see revived recognition at the Academy Awards.

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Don’t Be Surprised If ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ Isn’t Nominated For an Oscar


We could be looking at another ‘Lego Movie’ situation.

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The Pop Culture Winners and Losers of 2018


From ‘Black Panther’ to Filmstruck ending its service, 2018 was filled with Winners and Losers.


The Real Reason Jóhann Jóhannsson’s ‘Mandy’ Score is Ineligible For an Oscar


We reached out to the Academy for clarification on the disappointing technicality.

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Kevin Hart Has More Than Earned an Oscars Hosting Gig


The comedian is the good kind of unfiltered, and he’ll bring the right kind of edge to the show.

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‘Mirai’ and ‘Tito and the Birds’ Are Must-See Underdogs in Best Animated Feature Race


These new foreign animation releases may not have a shot against category dominator Disney, but hopefully they’ll be given a chance.