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  • News
    ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Dominates the Annies – Oscar Next?

    Following last weekend’s big win with the Producers Guild, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph solidified its spot as the top dog in the Oscar race for Best Animated Feature by winning five Annie Awards. The 40th annual Annie Awards – which honor excellence in film animation –  took place Saturday night, and while Wreck-It...

  • News
    Annie Awards nominations dominated by Disney/Pixar

    As one has come to expect lately, the Mouse House (Disney) and Pixar have racked up an impressive amount of nominations for the Annie Awards. Along with Paperman being in Best Animated Short, the Disney/Pixar contingent accounted for 3 of the 8 Best Animated Features lots with Brave, Wreck-It Ralph and Frankenweenie. Also in...

  • News
    21 ANIMATED FEATURES SUBMITTED FOR 2012 OSCAR® RACE

    The Oscars have officially announced that 21 films have been submitted for Animated Feature.  Many of the films still have not had their qualifying run but at least we know what’s in contention. Take a look at the complete list and the official press release from the Academy: BEVERLY HILLS, CA –...

  • Article
    7 Films Oscar Shouldn’t Have Been Scared Of

    Last year I made a sad observation for the comedy genre that often gets overlooked time and time again.  As Halloween is canceled on the East Coast due to the storm, I realized the Horror genre gets the finger more often than its comedic counterpart.  How many horror films would you throw...

  • Film Reviews
    BFI London Film Festival – DAY 1 (Part 1)

    At last! The BFI London Film Festival 2012 has arrived. Since receiving press honours for the site last month I’ve been counting down the days to this great city’s very own film fest. Who said my North American counterparts should have all the fun? Although the festival officially kicked off this evening,...

  • Film Reviews
    Frankenweenie (***)

    In a very minor way, filmmaker Tim Burton has recaptured some of the magic of ‘Ed Wood’ and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ with his latest film ‘Frankenweenie’, an homage to old school horror as well as a feature length remake of his short of the same name. This black and white stop-motion...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: Movie Monsters

    As you’ve seen in other posts, The Awards Circuit is getting in the spirit of Halloween by dedicating many of our series to horror movies, and so for the month of October, Circuit 3 will take part by ranking certain aspects from the genre. We are going to start with listing our three favorite/best...

  • Editor
    Frankenweenie (***)

    Tim Burton returns to his roots of classic and clever animation with his newest, Frankenweenie.  Showcasing some beautiful 3-D animation and encompassing a cute, clever, and homage banner to the monster genre, Burton delivers his most solid effort since Big Fish (2003). Frankenweenie tells the story of Victor, a young boy with an aptitude...

  • General
    Oscar Animated Feature: A Legitimate Frontrunner Steps Forward

    As the awards season draws nearer, it becomes a fun game to be the first to spot the surprise Oscar nominees that no one else sees coming. In the case for Best Animated Feature Film, we’ve seen a few of this year’s frontrunners already (Brave, ParaNorman), with several more to come in...

  • Article
    ‘Frankenweenie’ Soundtrack Includes Music from Karen O and Neon Trees

    The people at Walt Disney have unveiled the soundtrack listing for their upcoming Tim Burton film, Frankenweenie. Karen O, Neon Trees, Robert Smith, and Winona Ryder are among several artists on the bill. Could there be an Oscar contender for Best Original Song among them? The one to pay attention to, perhaps, is...

  • Article
    Photos from Walt Disney Studios 2012 Comic-con

    Walt Disney Studios is having another busy year at Comic-con. Here are some photos from their events which include The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibit, a Tim Burton Signing, Hall-H Panel Presentation (Frankenweenie / Oz The Great and Powerful – pictured above / Wreck-It Ralph), a Press Conference, and their Press Line. See more...

  • Interview
    Disney Comic-Con Press Conference: Frankenweenie and Oz: The Great and Powerful

    While Disney held its annual Comic-Con panel today, they gave press members the option of attending a more intimate press conference where we could talk to the talent on hand from the movies they were promoting. Which mean that for about 30 mins a piece we’d have the opportunity to ask the...

  • Trailer/Clips
    “Frankenweenie” Comic-Con Homage Trailer

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    New Trailer for Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’

    It feels like a long time since Tim Burton directed a film that I truly enjoyed (Sweeney Todd – 2007), but I have a feeling  his upcoming stop-motion animated film, Frankenweenie, will be a return to form for the unique auteur. The movie – which is being distributed by Disney – tells a children’s...

  • Article
    New Character Images for Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’

    Here are a few new character images from Tim Burton’s upcoming black & white animated film, Frankenweenie. From creative genius Tim Burton (Alice in Wonderland, The Nightmare Before Christmas) comes Frankenweenie, a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power...

  • News
    Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ exhibit coming to a city near you!

    Even when his film aren’t that good, Tim Burton always manages to conjure up interesting imagery and his art directors often find themselves with Oscar nominations. Now that he is returning to his animation roots, Disney is launching a touring exhibit featuring art from his latest film Frankenweenie. With original sketches drawn...

  • General
    ‘Frankenweenie’ gets a new poster!

    Tim Burton has certainly not fared well quality wise in his last few years, but Frankenweenie might be the director’s return to form. Going back to his roots so to speak, Frankenweenie is a stop motion adaptation of a live action short film Burton directed in the 80s. The film won’t be...

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: Frankenweenie

    Directed By: Tim Burton Written By: John August Cast: Winona Ryder, Christopher Lee, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Atticus Shaffer, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Robert Capron, Tom Kenny, James Hiroyuki Liao Synopsis: Tim Burton’s 1984 Short Film, Frankenweenie, is being brought back to life on the big screen. Frankenweenie tells the story of a...

  • Trailer/Clips
    Trailer & Images for Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’

    Also, check out some images after the jump.