On the Road to the 93rd Oscars: The Animated Feature Film Nominees


Amidst a relentless, ongoing pandemic, the world of animation has thankfully continued to shine. Throughout 2020, as most all live-action productions were either canceled or postponed, animation teams quickly found their adjusted stride through the trials and tribulations of remote filmmaking. Though cinemas remained mostly off-limits, streamers and VOD outlets picked up the slack;

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Skillfully and Honestly Embraces Ethnic and Cultural Diversity


Pixar’s highly anticipated new animated masterpiece, Soul, finally arrives tomorrow on Disney+. Deprived of a theatrical release by the COVID-19 pandemic, the film nonetheless should quickly establish itself as one of the studio’s finest, most honest, and socially relevant efforts. Directed by the two-time Oscar winner Docter, co-directed by writer/producer Kemp Powers, and produced by