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And the Oscar goes to?

While Pixar’s “UP” has tremendous buzz around it this year, maybe even more than “WALL-E” last year, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has upped the best picture category to 10 nominations from 5 in previous years. The … Continue reading

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Bashir’s Folman Buys Rights to Sci-fi Story

According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Waltz with Bashir” director Ari Folman has just acquired the rights to a short story titled, “The Futurological Congress”.  The story is from science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem, and [Folman] intends to write the screenplay … Continue reading

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Bill Melendez, 1916-2008

Charles Solomon announced in an LATimes article that after a career spanning 70 years, Bill Melendez, beloved animator of Peanuts and voice of Snoopy, has passed away at the age of 91. Melendez’s career extended over nearly seven decades, including … Continue reading

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