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Cake, Tuba, TeamTo and Nickelodeon find their OoohhhAsis
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Cake, Tuba, TeamTo and Nickelodeon find their Ooohhh Asis

An oasis is described as a calming, beautiful, peaceful place of happiness in the midst of trouble, typically represented by a luxurious body of water and greenery in the center of a scorched desert. Ooohhh Asis is described as a lizard, chickens, meerkats, a fox, a hyena, a dog, and a vulture. …not exactly the same. But that’s how the mega team of Tuba Entertainment, TeamTo ...

Up takes home the Oscars
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Up takes home the Oscars

While it didn’t win the award for Best Picture (losing out to “The Hurt Locker”) Disney and Pixar’s summer blockbuster of 2009, UP, did get to take home the night’s most prestigious animated award, Best Animated Feature Film. The flick appeared in a group of some really amazing nominees; Coraline, The Princess and the Frog, The Secret of Kells, and the Fantastic ...

New Iron Man 2 trailer debuts on ABC.com
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New Iron Man 2 trailer debuts on ABC.com

Fresh off the Oscars, and a night with drama between Cablevision, ABC and ABC.com tried to bring viewers back to happiness by showing the newest trailer to Iron Man 2 during the Jimmy Kimmel Live late night show. Getting ready for the May 7th theatrical launch, the sequel reveals that the world is aware that billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero. Under pressure from the ...

Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf & Death on DVD
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Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf & Death on DVD

Lionsgate and Hit Entertainment have partnered together with Aardman Animations to bring Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf & Death home on DVD. The special has been nominated for the Best Short Film (Animated) Oscar, so the timing feels quite right. The disc contains a number of bonus features, including a look behind the scenes titled How They Donut, audio commentary with director ...

Animation takes center stage at the Oscars
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Animation takes center stage at the Oscars

We’ve talked about the Golden Globes. We’ve talked about the Annie Awards. Now, it’s time to talk about animation’s presence at the 82nd Academy Awards. Five animated films were selected for consideration in the Best Animated Feature category, including; Pixar and Disney’s Up, Disney’s The Princess and the Frog, the Fantastic Mr. Fox, Coraline, and The ...

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Could Wall-E get an Oscar?

The Academy Awards, aka the Oscars, aka The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (whew!) announced the nominations for their ceremony last week.  Disney and Pixar’s Wall-E earned 6 nominations, including best animated feature film (thanks Matt!) and best musical score amongst the others.   To see how he does, tune into the awards show on Sunday, February 22nd on ABC at 8pm. ...

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Cartoons rocking the Academy Awards

Get this news!  There have already been 14 animated features entered to win an Oscar at the 81st Academy Awards.  The Animated Feature Film category will have films like: Bolt, Delgo, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!, Dragon Hunters, Fly Me to the Moon, Igor, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, The Sky Crawlers, Sword of the Stranger, The Tale of Despereaux, $9.99, Wall-E, and ...

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Happy Feet 2 …Happy Feets??

Happy Feet will be dancing it’s way back to theaters soon enough in the form of a sequel, Happy Feet 2 — or, my suggested name of Happy Feets.  The first film made almost $400 million bucks and won the best animated feature Oscar last year.  Who needs singing now, huh?  🙂 [Source: ...

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