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‘WALL-E’ wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature

During last night’s 81st Academy Awards, Pixar’s WALL-E took home the award for Best Animated Feature, marking Andrew Stanton’s second win in the category. In case you’re wondering, he also won for Finding Nemo. WALL-E was a huge hit for Disney/Pixar, raking in over $534MM worldwide and receiving a movie critic review average of 96% on RottenTomatoes.

Also announced at last night’s awards ceremony was the winner for Best Animated Short. The winner was “La Maison En Petits Cubes,” directed by Kunio Kato, which you can watch in its entirety here.

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WALL-E nominated for six Oscars

The morning it was announced that Pixar’s WALL-E had been nominated for six Academy Awards, including best Animated Feature. Competing against WALL-E are Disney’s Bolt and DreamWorks Animations’ Kung Fu Panda.

The other awards WALL-E was nominated for are:
Original Screenplay
Score
Song (Down to Earth)
Sound Mixing
Sound Editing.

WALL-E tied Beauty Beast as the animated movie with the most Oscar nominations. Rounding out the animated movie nominees were Waltz With Bashir for Foreign Language Film and La Maison de Petits Cubes, Lavatory – Lovestory, Oktapodi, Presto, and This Way Up for Animated Short Film.

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2009 BAFTA nominees announced

The BAFTA nominees have been announced, and here are the nominations that matter, to us at least:

Animated Film:
– PERSEPOLIS
– WALL-E
– WALTZ WITH BASHIR

Film Not In The English Language:
– THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX
– GOMORRAH
– I’VE LOVED YOU SO LONG
– PERSEPOLIS
– WALTZ WITH BASHIR

Music:
– THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
– THE DARK KNIGHT
– MAMMA MIA!
– SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
– WALL-E

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‘WALL-E’ wins Critics’ Choice Award

There’s no stopping Pixar’s little robot as he receives another award. At the 14th Critics’ Choice Awards, WALL-E won the award for Best Animated Feature. Waltz with Bashir, which was competing against WALL-E in the animation category, won Best Foreign Language Film. The rest of the animation nominees were Bolt, Kung Fu Panda, and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

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‘WALL-E’ wins two more awards

With many awards already claimed, WALL-E nabbed two more over the weekend.

The New York Film Critics Online awarded WALL-E its Best Animated Feature of the Year award and also picked the film as one of the year’s Best Pictures.

The second award came from AFI via their annual Top 10 Movies Of The Year awards. Below are the films that AFI named the Top 10 of the year.

(Alphabetical Order)
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
THE DARK KNIGHT
FROST/NIXON
FROZEN RIVER
GRAN TORINO
IRON MAN
MILK
WALL-E
WENDY AND LUCY
THE WRESTLER

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2009 Golden Globe animation nominees

The 66th Annual Golden Globe nominees have been announced and Kung Fu Panda, WALL-E and Bolt were nominated for Best Animated Film. Both WALL-E and Bolt were also nominated for Best Original Song. The nominated WALL-E song was co-written by Peter Gabriel and the “Bolt” song was co-written by Miley Cyrus.

The Golden Globes ceremony will be broadcast on Sunday, January 11th, 2009 at 8 PM EST on NBC.

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