Oscars get record 20 animated submissions


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Have a look at TinkerBell and despair. The genre has been Disneyfied. My prediction is this: as Animation goes mainstream, it will become animation. The stories will be increasingly dull. Eye candy will proliferate. Low production costs will attract idiotic screenplays. The signal to noise ratio of quality will fall drastically and people will rush to the exits. Lasseter is dead. Walt Disney is dead. Brad Bird is gone. Disney bought Marvel. Disney bought Miyazaki. And now, Disney is set to pump the dreck and still guarantee itself an Oscar every year.

Allow me to point out two extreme cases of PAP. Ice Age puts woolly mammoths alongside dinosaurs and presents that to children. A Christmas Carol. How is another remake going to edify Dickens? Dolphins, fairies, chipmunks, and not an original story among them worth telling.

When sad recycled pablum like Tinker Bell, Ice Age, and Alvin and the Chipmunks are nominated for Oscars, can the decline of civilization be far behind? Ask Disney. They have it all mapped out.

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Ridiculous category.

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Real entertaining...if you happen to be 11 years old.

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Best cartoon?

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