It’s alliteration a gogo for the announcement of the 40th Annual Annie Awards.
Brave, Wreck-It Ralph and Rise Of The Guardians lead the nominations, with Hotel Transylvania and ParaNorman not too far behind. It’s a strong set of nominations for Disney, with John Carter and The Avengers also lurking on the sidelines.
As for who to put your money on in regards to the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, well, I think it’s pretty safe to say it’s a two-horse race between Brave and Wreck-It Ralph.
Check out the full list of nominations (minus anything TV-related) below: Continue reading
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Naturally, Sam Mendes’ Skyfall is still dominating its home turf, spending a third week at the top. Ben Affleck’s Argo debuts in third position and it’s great to see Jacques Audiard’s Rust And Bone hanging on in the top ten. As expected, Liam Neeson and Adam Sandler’s star power keeps Taken 2 and Hotel Transylvania sticking around for a little longer than many would have liked…
Check out the top ten below: Continue reading
Posted in Home, UK Box Office
Tagged 2012, adam sandler, argo, ben affleck, box office results, film, here comes the boom, hotel transylvania, jacques audiard, james bond, liam neeson, madagascar 3: europe's most wanted, movies, november, paranormal activity 4, rust and bone, sam mendes, silent hill: revelation, skyfall, taken 2, the sapphires, top ten, uk box office, weekly box office
I love this week’s selection of trailers, which you may find surprising seeing how I’ve actually been a little harsh towards some – very unlike me, I know. But there’s such a brilliant mix to choose from, including some great animation, thrillers, comedy and some not so great ones. But hey, that’s all part of the fun. This week Nadine and I look at (deep breath please) The Stath, the supernatural, that pesky John Carter again, more Marvel characters than you can shake a stick at, David Hasselhoff, Snoop Stiller, Adam Sandler’s weird career, a resurrected canine, little yellow minions, morticians, American Football, claymation ghosts, John McClane and Superman, coming of age indie quirkiness and Norwegian murders. Let’s talk trailers: Continue reading
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