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Of 20 Animated Feature Oscar Contenders, Four Frontrunners

Of 20 Animated Feature Oscar Contenders, Four Frontrunners

Several of the films still need a qualifying one-week run in Los Angeles. 

Which are our picks for the frontrunners? Not having seen all the films, they are Disney’s “Big Hero 6,” DreamWorks/Fox’s “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Movie,” and Fox’s “The Book of Life.”

The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:
“Big Hero 6”
“The Book of Life”
“The Boxtrolls”
“Giovanni’s Island”
“Henry & Me”
“The Hero of Color City”
“How to Train Your Dragon 2”
“Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart”
“Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return”
“The Lego Movie”
“Minuscule – Valley of the Lost Ants”
“Mr. Peabody & Sherman”
“Penguins of Madagascar”
“The Pirate Fairy”
“Planes: Fire & Rescue”
“Rio 2”
“Rocks in My Pockets”
“Song of the Sea”
“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”

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