In a few days, the most important awards night in cinema will take place. The precious Oscars will take place on March 12 at the classic Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony will this time have a central conductor and Jimmy Kimmel has been chosen again for this position, who has already fulfilled this role in 2017 and 2018. With him, several stars will be responsible for delivering the statuettes and presenting prizes , like Glenn Close, Dwayne Johnson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ariana DeBose, Emily Blunt, Jennifer Connelly, Troy Kotsur, Riz Ahmed, Michael B. Jordan, Jonathan Majors, Melissa McCarthy, Janelle Monáe, Deepika Padukone, Questlove, Zoe Saldaña and Donnie Yen among others. It was also announced that singer Lenny Kravitz will sing a heartfelt song during the In Memoriam moment where those who have died in the industry are remembered.
But the animated film category brings together some very interesting stories and while they give Guillermo del Toro’s film a clear winner, the new Puss in Boots won’t make it that easy. These are the 5 films in competition for a statuette this Sunday.
The film created by Guillermo del Toro can be seen on Netflix. This is a recreation of the Carlos Collodi classic, but in this case the director took this story to Italy during the years of Fascism. Gepetto, this carpenter who suffers from the loss of his son, creates this doll which ends up coming to life thanks to the intervention of a fairy godmother who transforms him into a human. A great moving film that shows the horror of dictatorial regimes. An excellent candidate.
Marcel the shod shell
A friendly shell named Marcel who talks a lot, enjoys life with his beloved grandmother Connie and his adorable friend Alan. But her life will completely change when a documentary filmmaker discovers Marcel and his clan and decides to make a short film with them which ends up going viral and attracts the attention of fans all over the world.
The 13-year-old girl named Mei has a very strained relationship with her strict mother who demands the most from her and does not let her be free. So when the girl is about to collapse, she becomes a huge red panda. Mei finds her group of friends the only place of contention as she tries to continue being the child prodigy her mother expects of her. A beautiful story full of tenderness and sensitivity that you can see on Disney Plus.
Puss in Boots: Last Wish
One of the funniest and most tender premieres in the history of the adorable and friendly Puss in Boots. The adorable and cunning cat finds himself at a crossroads: he has already burned eight of his nine lives, although he has lost count along the way. Collecting those lives will send Puss in Boots on his biggest mission yet. But he will meet a fearsome wolf who will come to hunt him down to take the last one he has left. Along the way, he’ll meet several lovable characters, including Fluffy Kitty (who was already part of the first movie), a dog pretending to be a cat, and the three bears and Goldilocks. the attitudes each character has to achieve their end goal.
The sea monster
A hunter of monsters that inhabit the sea will live one of the craziest experiences of his life when, during a trip, he finds a very particular character in his boat: a very intrepid girl who also wants to hunt these fearsome creatures . The epic journey these two characters embark on is reminiscent of Moana’s when she decided to cross the reef. A film of adventure and tender at the same time which competes for an Oscar. You can watch this movie on Netflix.