Disney pushing Pixar’s Up for Best Picture nomination

Disney is serious about getting a Best Picture nomination for Pixar’s Up; so much that they bought the entire cover of Daily Variety, seen below:

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11/16/2009 | Films | Comments

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  1. Posted by: News briefs for November 19, 2009 » The Daily Cartoonist - 11/19/2009

    […] » The Animation blog reports that Pixar is pushing “Up” heavily for a nomination for Best Picture. […]

  2. Posted by: Oscar races heat up - 11/20/2009

    […] The Animation Blog reports that Disney bought the cover of Daily Variety last week to promote Up not only for Best Animated Feature, but for Best Picture as well. The L.A. Times says Fantastic Mr. Fox’s impressive showing during it’s qualifying run and it’s critical success may make it a strong contender for an animated nod. Screen International has a look at three of the directors who may be looking at the animated Oscar this year. And the Irish Times wonders if studios aren’t “flinging second-rate material into cinemas as a way of boosting their prestige releases’ chances of getting an Oscar nod” by increasing the nominees to five. This entry was written by kelvin, posted on November 20, 2009 at 3:00 pm, filed under Animation. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment. « Another “Best Animated Movies Ever” list […]

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