A Best Animated Feature Oscar category without a Pixar film? Blasphemy, you say? Well, tell that to the animators of My Life as a Zucchini.
2016 yielded a flat dichotomy of animated features. There was the good and there was the bad, which makes my job a lot easier here. Four out of five of the Best Animated Feature slots are no brainers. The fifth slot is where the interesting conversation lies.
Best Animated Feature
The shortlist for the Academy Awards Foreign Language Film category surprised me for one particular reason, and that was the omission of Paul Verhoeven’s Elle. Incidentally, it is also the only film in the running that I had the opportunity to see before writing this article. So….we’re just gonna do the best we can.
Best Foreign Language Film
Golden Globe nominations are out, and that can only mean one thing: extremely early predictions. We’re about a month out from the ceremony, so anything could happen between now and then. For now, though, let’s crack into these categories and see who will win, who could win, and who could come from behind and surprise everybody. Continue reading 2017 Golden Globe Awards Predictions
I have never heard of a film called My Life as a Zucchini, although I’m sure it’s good. Let’s look at the nominees for the 2017 Golden Globes – Best Animated Motion Picture.