At the end of last week we got the list of eighteen films that are eligible for consideration in the Best Animated Film category at next year’s Oscars. Many films on the list were expected entries, but there were a couple unknowns. One of those is Ignacio Ferreras‘ film Wrinkles, which adapts the graphic novel of the same name by Paco Rosa.

In the event you haven’t seen the book, we present below a teaser for the animated film adaptation. There’s not much to this teaser, but it will give you a brief idea of the look of the movie, and a suggestion of the storyline. Read More »

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In 2010, only 15 films were eligible for the Best Animated Film Oscar. Under the current rules, at least 16 films have to be eligible to have more than three nominees and this year that’s looking likely. Eighteen films have been deemed eligible to be nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 84rd Annual Academy Awards and it’s a very crowded field. Pixar usually is a sure thing but as their film, Cars 2, underperformed – at least in Pixar terms – that leaves the door open for movies like The Smurfs, Rango, Puss in Boots and Mars Needs Moms. Well, maybe not that last one, but it’s eligible.

After the jump see the full list of eligible animated films and predict which five will get the nomination come January 24, 2012. Read More »

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