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Saturday, February 10, 2018

90th Academy Awards: Best Animated Feature

The nominees are:

The Boss Baby

Director: Tom McGrath
Plot: ... It's about a baby who wears a suit.

Director's Oscar History: No previous nominations


The Breadwinner

Director: Nora Twomey
Plot: An Afghani girl disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

Director's Oscar History: First nominated film


Coco

Director: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina
Plot: Miguel enters the land of the dead to find his great-great-great grandfather, a famous musician.

Director's Oscar History:

Molina: First nominated film
Unkrich: 1 previous win for Best Animated Feature and 1 previous nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay


Ferdinand

Director: Carlos Saldanha
Plot: A bull is driven from his home and has an adventurous journey back.

Director's Oscar History: 1 previous nomination for Best Animated Short Film


Loving Vincent

Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
Plot: A man tasked with delivering the final letter of Vincent van Gogh meets some of the people in the artist's life.

Director's Oscar History:

Kobiela: First nominated film
Welchman: 1 previous win for Best Animated Short Film



Predicted Winner: Coco

2 comments:

Wendell Ottley said...

So far, I've only seen Boss Baby and Coco. The latter is by far the superior movie.

Norma Desmond said...

I haven't seen either, but I have no doubt that Coco is better than The Boss Baby.