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The Breadwinner

Welcome to another edition of Over/Under Movies, the podcast in which we choose one overrated film and one underrated film — similar in tone, genre, style, or however we may see fit — and we discuss them. READ MORE: Best Animated Movies & TV Shows …

This was, by all accounts, an absolutely miserable year for animated films. The major animated features were mostly drab, uninspired affairs that promoted products more than anything else (let us introduce you to “The Emoji Movie“) And whil…

There are three locks for a nomination: “Coco,” “The Breadwinner” and “Loving Vincent.” The question is in a very weak year what two films will round out the field. If the branch turned their nose up at the first &#8…

In case you’re curious, Pixar’s “Coco” is going to win the Best Animated Feature Oscar in March. Sure, “The Breadwinner” and “Loving Vincent” will earn nominations and even pick up some more critics&#8217…

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association handed out their year-end awards today anointing “Call Me By Your Name “ as Best Picture and it’s director, Luca Guadagnino, Best Director in a tie with Guillermo del Toro. The organization als…

According to Oscar watchers, the Best Animated Film category is going to be somewhat unpredictable. It’s been a pretty lukewarm year for the form. While Pixar‘s “Coco” is sure to snag a nomination, it doesn’t have much in …

GKIDS CEO and founder Eric Beckman and SVP Distribution David Jesteadt have come aboard to executive produce The Breadwinner, the new film from animation studio Cartoon Saloon. The two companies teamed on Oscar Animated Feature nominees The Secret Of Kells and Song Of The Sea. It marks the first time GKIDS is serving in a producing and financing capacity in addition to distribution. A fall 2017 theatrical release is planned. Directed by Kells co-director Nora Twomey and…