Ratatouille

BREAKING: Oscar's Best Picture Nominees Will Expand to Ten

BREAKING: Oscar's Best Picture Nominees Will Expand to Ten

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just announced in a small blurb the Oscars this year will be bumping their Best Picture nominees from five to ten beginning with the upcoming 2010 Oscars President Sid Ganis announced today at a press conference in Beverly Hills. "After more than six decades, the Academy... Read more »

In My Opinion: Ranking Pixar's First Ten Films

In My Opinion: Ranking Pixar's First Ten Films

Ranking Pixar's First Ten Films I wanted to post this list the same week Pixar's Up hit theaters, but I didn't want to put it together before rewatching a few of the Pixar films I hadn't watched for some time. Most notably was Monsters, Inc., which I had only seen once and definitely needed to... Read more »

Take Our Quick and Painless Pixar Quiz!

Take Our Quick and Painless Pixar Quiz!

I haven't featured a quiz since posting our Kevin Smith Quiz last October, and before that the trio of Indiana Jones quizzes back in May of 2008, so I guess it is about time I got things in gear and created another one and what better time than a few short days before the release... Read more »

Why wasn't 'Ratatouille' Nominated for a Best Picture Oscar?

Why wasn't 'Ratatouille' Nominated for a Best Picture Oscar?

CNN has posted an article asking "Was 'Ratatouille' ripped off in Oscar race?" The question is raised because it was the best reviewed film of 2007 and went on to earn $206 million dollars domestically and a whopping $620 million worldwide, not to mention selling millions of DVDs and Blu-ray discs. I'll admit that I... Read more »

Annie Awards Actually Think 'Bee Movie' is Good

Annie Awards Actually Think 'Bee Movie' is Good

The topic of conversation surrounding the nominations for the 35th Annual Annie Awards (better described as Animation Awards) is the snubbing of Beowulf in the Best Animated Feature category, but I am more concerned with the fact that Bee Movie was nominated for Best Feature along with a nomination for Patrick Warburton as the voice... Read more »

DVD REVIEW: Ratatouille

DVD REVIEW: Ratatouille

"Ratatouille is a very fun, albeit flawed, film. While it does not surpass the high standards set by Bird with The Incredibles, it is still worth your time. Ratatouille is a movie that can make for a good rental, and should be a no-brainer if you have kids or younger relatives." Get The Review Here!... Read more »

MAIL TIME: Defending My 'Ratatouille' Review

MAIL TIME: Defending My 'Ratatouille' Review

An email came in to the RopeofSilicon mailbox today; one that I feel is worth discussing. The email is from a guy who refers to himself as 'Justin' (I only mention this so that he knows, clearly you probably don’t know him) and even though I consider it wrong on many counts I will cede... Read more »