All posts tagged "Wreck-It Ralph"

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    Disney Prevails at the 2013 Golden Trailer Awards

    The 14th annual Golden Trailer Awards – which honor excellence in film marketing – were presented this weekend. Disney walked away the big winner of the affair – hosted by Rob Schneider and Aisha Tyler – with films like Iron Man 3, Wreck-It Ralph, Brave, Monsters University, and The Avengers all taking home awards. Have a look...

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    Oscar 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Mike)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections(Terence)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Melkonian)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    CAS and MPSE Guilds Sound Off

    On late Saturday night, the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) handed out their prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing, awarding Les Misérables with their award for a live action film. This probably puts Les Misérables as the frontrunner for the Sound Mixing Oscar (if it wasn’t already), especially on the heels of last weekend’s victory...

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    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Young)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    From ‘Wreck-It-Ralph’ to ‘The Simpsons': A Chat with director Rich Moore

    Growing up, there were few things I liked to watch more than ‘The Simpsons’. It was absolute genius to me, especially those first classic seasons. Fast forward to 2012, and my favorite animated film of the year was Wreck-It-Ralph. Go figure, the director of that flick is also one of the early...

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    ‘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...

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    Watch The Online Premiere of Disney’s Oscar Nominated Short ‘Paperman’

    Those who saw Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph in theaters have already witnessed the legendary company’s latest short film, Paperman. For those who missed it, you are in for a real treat. Disney has released the short film in full (all 6 minutes and 33 seconds of it) online. After winning the PGA, Wreck-It Ralph is...

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    Did the PGA Provide Us With a Frontrunner for the Animated Feature Oscar?

    In a race that has been without a real frontrunner, the Producers Guild of America might have finally given us the one to beat for Oscar’s Best Animated Feature this past weekend. Wreck-It Ralph was named the best animated theatrical motion picture of the year by the PGA, honoring Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Clark Spencer...

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    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...

  • Film Reviews
    Snippet Reviews: ‘Flight’ and ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

    For someone who has a tremendous fear of flying, I can say that the opening act of Robert Zemeckis’ Flight is one of the most terrifying film experiences I’ve had in years, as Denzel Washington flies a malfunctioning plane completely inverted in an attempt to save the lives on board his craft. From...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 11/04)

    Hello Readers! What a week we’ve had here at the AC to see us into November. For one week only I’ll be bringing you our Sunday round up of all the juiciest bits from the past seven days, as our regular host Joseph is currently doing a sterling job of covering AFI-Fest....

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    Interview with ‘Paperman’ director, John Kahrs

    I normally transcribe my interviews, but there are certain instances when the passionate voice of the artist must be heard. This is one of those times. It was such a pleasure speaking with John Kahrs about Paperman, a short that pays homage to Disney past while reinforcing the technological advancements of the present. ...

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    ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Press Day Roundtables

    A few weeks back, I was fortunate enough to attend the press junket for Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph. As I’m sure you’re aware, I absolutely love this nostalgia-driven feature, and it was an even greater joy sitting down and meeting with the talented cast and crew behind Disney’s latest animated treat. John C....

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    A Week’s Worth of Posters!

    This week we were privy to several posters from upcoming films. We had a teaser for The Wolverine (due out next July), a half sheet for Quartet (which goes wide in January), and full length posters for Wreck-It Ralph (this weekend), Hitchcock (in limited release in November) and Oz: The Great and...

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    Wreck-It Ralph (***½)

    In true topsy-turvy form, where this summer’s Brave is a Pixar film with Disney sensibilities, Wreck-It Ralph is a Disney film in name only. From its intimate characterizations, right on down to its all-ages accessibility, everything about this wholly unique video game adventure feels so wonderfully Pixar-esque! This is due in large...

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    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...

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    Oscar Circuit: “It’s the time of the season”

    The second half of the year is upon us.  The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike.  Our John Foote will be in attendance at the Toronto International Film Festival and many films will be unveiling themselves to critics alike.  There is a very unclear...

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    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...

  • Images
    New “Wreck-It Ralph” Images

    Could this upcoming Disney film be a spoiler in the Best Animated Feature race at the Oscars?  or even better yet, Best Picture?

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    Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ trailer and new image arrives online!

    The toy to movie trend is something that has been going on for years, but the 8-bit cartoon to movie trend is something new entirely. Disney has released the first trailer for their latest animated movie Wreck-It Ralph which centers on the title character, Wreck-It Ralph, a video game bad guy who longs to be...

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    Here’s the Teaser Poster for Wreck-It Ralph!

    Pixar’s ‘Brave’ may be the Disney animated feature on everyone’s minds right about now (likely rightfully so), but ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ is another release of the Mouse’s with some real potential for quality. It’s about a villain (also the film’s namesake and to be voiced by John C. Reilly) in a classic 8-bit...