The Year Of Oscar’s Animated “Best-Picture”?

Movie studios are jockeying for position in this year’s Oscar race. “In a year when no live-action movie has emerged to overshadow the competition, some animated films may have a shot at best picture nominations. Their prospects would be considered unlikely, except for the perception among academy members, if not the public, that there is a dearth of Oscar-worthy live-action films this year.”

Source: Los Angeles Times - 11/14/04