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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Oscars 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Oscars 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    "12 Years a Slave" took top honors at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday by winning the Oscar for best picture. Added to Lupita Nyong'o's win for supporting actress and John Ridley's for adapted screenplay, the film took three awards total. The top...
  • Academy Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' imperfect 10 at the Oscars

    Academy Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' imperfect 10 at the Oscars
    It tied with "Gravity" for most Oscar nominations — 10. But when all was said and done Sunday night, David O. Russell's "American Hustle" came away with zero gold statuettes. In a roller-coaster season, "American Hustle" rode more highs and lows...
  • Academy Awards video chat: Join us to talk highs, lows of Oscars 2014

    Academy Awards video chat: Join us to talk highs, lows of Oscars 2014
    At the Academy Awards on Sunday night, "12 Years a Slave" won for best picture in one of the closest contests in modern Oscars history, while "Gravity" received the most awards with seven statuettes, including the first directing Oscar for a Mexican-...
  • U.S. Animation Execs Seek Out Partners in London

    LONDON -- Film London, a publicly-funded agency that supports the film and TV biz in the U.K. capital, is hosting six animation execs from the U.S. this week. The visit is part of the agency's drive to encourage more international production to come...
  • Idina Menzel replaced by 'Adele Dazeem' in 'If/Then' playbill joke

    Idina Menzel replaced by 'Adele Dazeem' in 'If/Then' playbill joke
    Adele Dazeem was a big hit at the Academy Awards when she sang "Let It Go" from the Oscar-winning Disney animated movie "Frozen." And now the exotically named actress will be headlining a Broadway musical. In a social media joke circulating on Twitter,...
  • Oscars 2014: Our play-at-home ballot voters know their stuff

    Oscars 2014: Our play-at-home ballot voters know their stuff
    There were few surprises during Sunday's Academy Awards show, at least according to the thousands of L.A. Times readers who submitted their Oscar picks via our play-at-home ballot. The average reader got about half of his or her picks correct, with...
  • The Valley Line: Resident wins Academy Award for 'Frozen'; Tournament of Roses happy hour; Junior Women's Club Olympics wrap-up party

    The Valley Line: Resident wins Academy Award for 'Frozen'; Tournament of Roses happy hour; Junior Women's Club Olympics wrap-up party
    That golden guy had his big night out last Sunday when Ellen DeGeneres hosted the 86th Academy Award ceremony at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre. Thank goodness Friday's and Saturday's deluge had abated and didn't flood the red carpet arrivals of the stars....
  • Oscars 2014: For 'Mr. Hublot' director, a true surprise, and a real boost

    Oscars 2014: For 'Mr. Hublot' director, a true surprise, and a real boost
    Sunday night's Oscars were very thin on surprises, which is why many of us were left mainly to discuss pizza deliveries and John Travolta miscues But there was genuine suspense in the category of animated short, an obscure realm that had bred...
  • Andrew Garfield Took the Batkid to Disneyland After Oscar Cancellation

    Oscar reps confirmed that the planned Batkid segment on March 2 was scrapped due to "logistics," and not due to any temperamental differences. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences issued a statement late Thursday morning saying, "Due to the...
  • Review: Little suspense, but plenty of kicks in 'Special ID'

    Review: Little suspense, but plenty of kicks in 'Special ID'
    Hong Kong filmmakers have tried — and largely failed — to duplicate the success of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," so more appear to be looking to thriving film industries in Japan and South Korea for inspiration. The Donnie Yen vehicle...
  • REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' ★&#9733
    We bring to the movies whatever childhoods we had, and whatever television we watched to keep real life at bay, one half-hour at a time. The frantic, occasionally funny new animated feature "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" is a 3-D big-screen version of a...
  • Film Review: An animated also-ran is also great

    Film Review: An animated also-ran is also great
    Nominated for this year's Animation Oscar, the excellent “Ernest & Celestine” was, sad to say, not the winner. It was a tough field — hey, there was a Miyazaki film in there too — and I have no unkind words for “Frozen,&...