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 at the full […]

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 thoughts be known […]

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 thoughts be known […]

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 thoughts be known […]

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 with BAFTA in […]

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 thoughts be known […]

‘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 Ralph walked away […]

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 looking more and […]

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 as the Outstanding […]

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 contention for the […]

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 here, the film […]

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.  Merging 2D and […]

‘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. Reilly, Sarah Silverman […]