Month: January 2024

Colman Domingo, Ayo Edebiri, Victoria Monét and Usher Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations

By Angelique Jackson January 25, 2024 It’s been a big start to 2024 for Colman Domingo and Ayo Edebiri who — after earning their first Oscar nomination and Emmy win, respectively — lead the pack of film and TV nominees for the 55th NAACP Image Awards. Domingo is nominated for three awards: outstanding actor in a motion picture for “Rustin,” …

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Annie Awards Nominations: ‘Nimona’ Looks Down On ‘Boy And The Heron’ & ‘Across The Spider-Verse’, Leads Film Field

By Erik Pedersen January 11, 2024 A funny thing happened on the way to the presumed two-horse awards-season race between 2023 toon feature juggernauts. Netflix’s Nimona picked a fight today with Gkids’ Hayao Miyazaki hit The Boy and the Heron and Sony’s global smash Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, scoring a leading nine Annie Awards nominations. The others managed seven noms apiece. All three are …

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Netflix’s ‘Nimona’ Leads Annie Awards 2024 Nominations

By Terry Flores January 11, 2024 “Nimona,” Netflix‘s sci-fi fantasy about a disgraced knight and a shape-shifting teenager, led the features category of the 51st Annie Awards nominations with nine, including best feature, director, character animation, character design, production design, storyboarding, voice acting, writing and editorial. In the feature race, “Nimona,” produced by Annapurna Animation for Netflix, will …

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‘Nimona’ Leads Annie Awards Animated Feature Competition With Nine Noms; Snubs Include ‘Wish,’ Which Was Shut Out

By Carolyn Giardina January 11, 2024 In a competitive year in animation, Nimona, based on the graphic novel by ND Stevenson, leads the 51st Annie Awards feature competition with nine nominations includes best feature, direction and writing. In the top category for best feature, the International Animated Film Society ASIFA-Hollywood — which hands out the annual animation prizes …

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‘The Bricklayer’ Review: Improbable but Enjoyable Spyjinks From Renny Harlin

By Dennis Harvey January 3, 2024 Paul Lindsay was a former FBI agent and Vietnam veteran who sought to utilize his investigative and military expertise in creating a series of espionage novels, published under the pseudonym Noah Boyd. Unfortunately, that effort only got as far as a second volume before Lindsay died of leukemia in …

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