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5 Animation Films Up for Oscar

With 20 films being submitted to the Academy for Best Animated Film for the first time since 2001 there will be five contenders for the Oscar (it's not hard to guess which film I believe should win). Of course some of the films submitted are laughable does anyone believe that Alvin and the Chipmunks 2 will really contend? Or Astro Boy for that matter? My predictions for the nominees in orange.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (Fox 2000)
Astro Boy (Summit)
Battle for Terra (Lionsgate)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (Sony Animation)
Coraline (Focus)
“Disney’s A Christmas Carol”
The Dolphin — Story of a Dreamer (20th Century Fox)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (20th Century Fox)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (20th Century Fox)
Mary & Max (IFC)
The Missing Lynx (Kandor Graphics, YaYa! Films)
Monsters vs. Aliens (DreamWorks Animation)
9(Focus)
Planet 51 (Sony)
Ponyo (Disney and Studio Ghibli)
The Princess and the Frog (Disney)
The Secret of Kells (Les Armateurs, Viva Film, Cartoon Saloon, France 2 Cinema)
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (Disney)
A Town Called Panic (Studio Canal)
Up (Disney/Pixar)



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