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L.A. Critics name Wall-E Best Picture

Leah Zanolla | Posted: Dec 9, 2008 | Updated: Oct 19, 2014 - 9:25:27 AM
The Los Angles Film Critics Association has given it's Best Picture award to the Disney/Pixar film "Wall-E". It marks the first time in the organizations 33 year history that an animated feature has taken top honors.

The film, which has grossed more than $200 million since it's release, is the latest in a long string of hits from Pixar. Wall-E marks the 9th consecutive Pixar film to achieve 'blockbuster' status (defined in the film industry as any film that earns more than $100 million at the box office). Previous films include Toy Story, A Bugs Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars and Ratatouille.

The LA Film Critics awards are the pre-cursor to 'awards season' in Hollywood, which culminate with the Academy Awards on Feb 22nd, 2009.

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