7 animated feature films that deserved more attention than their Oscar competition

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Often overlooked, the Best Animated Feature category has piqued some interest this year because of a few unexpected nominations. But some of us have paid close attention to it for years. 

Prior to 2018, voting on the Best Animated Feature and the Best Animated Short nominations were restricted to industry professionals, which allowed smaller, independent movies to be showcased. This year, however, the nomination process was opened up to the whole Academy. Hence, Boss Baby.

And with it comes the worry that a big name will take an Oscar from a more deserving film. But this is far from the first time big studio animated films were honored more than their scrappy competition.  Read more...

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