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Calendar, Night&Day 2010 Academy Award Nominated Shorts: Animated

2010 Academy Award Nominated Shorts: Animated

The animated films fall into two subsections: the shorter, cuter entries and the longer, more ambitious nominees. Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty is a one-joke bit about a cranky grandmother, while The Lady and the Reaper recounts a cheeky battle between…
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Film, Say Cheese

Say Cheese

Ah, Wallace and Gromit. Who doesn't get a little lift at the sound of those names? Who doesn't feel the edges of her mouth begin to tickle toward a smile, her heart grow warmer with images of the love between…
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Culture, Stuff Toy Story

Toy Story

Nick Park speaks so softly that the tape recorder barely registers him at all. His is a whisper of a voice, the sound of a man who has spent years in isolation talking to no one but himself. Transcribing an…
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Zoom Lens

"Wallace and Gromit: The Best of Aardman Animation" This British animation studio's trademark is using plasticene figures instead of ink (and often people off the street instead of scripted actors) to construct a parallel universe that both mirrors and intensifies…
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