The prices The derby of the best animated feature film of the year is about to take shape, with Golden Globes nominations arriving on Thursday.
And if the Annie Awards industry is a major asset, Disney and Sony productions should occupy an important place in the races Globe and Oscar.
The International Motion Picture Society announced Monday its nominations for Annie, with Disney / Pixar's "Incredibles 2" (11 nominations), Disney Animation's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (10 nods) in the lead, followed by "Early Man" by Aardman Animations and Sony "Spider-Man: Spider-Verse", which has won seven nominations each.
These four films, as well as Fox Searchlight's "Isle of Dogs" (four names), are the best animation feature category. These excellent overall results bode well for the majority of them, who have also been named to the Globe.
The Annies nominees are particularly grateful for the familiar faces on the red carpets. Directors Brad Bird ("Incredibles 2"), Rich Moore ("Ralph Breaks the Internet") and Nick Park ("Early Man") have all won Academy Awards, and Wes Anderson ("Isle of Dogs") ") Received an Oscar for his previous stop-motion film," Fantastic Mr. Fox ".
The wildcard contender this season has been "Spider-Man", by Bob Persichetti and Peter Ramsey, talented animation animators, as well as Rodney Rothman, former lead author of "Letterman" nominated at the Emmy Awards, as directors . Rothman co-wrote the screenplay with Phil Lord ("The Lego Movie").
The film, which opens on Dec. 14, has a high average score of 83 on Metacritic.com and a perfect 100% "fresh" score on Rotten Tomatoes.
And because "Spider-Man" is considered an elegant achievement in the animation of superheroes, it will be very intriguing to see how well he manages against well-established and pre-approved comic book franchises.
Will the humor and dynamic look of "Spider-Man" win enough to join the Globe and Oscar party?
Given the love of the Annies, look for "Spider-Man" to hear his name called Thursday for the Globes. It could be the natural springboard for an Oscar nomination.