Paperman the favourite to win 'Best Animated Short' Oscar and end Disney's drought at the awards, but faces tough competition from Adam & Dog and Simpsons spin-off.
Paperman, the black and white animated love story from first-time nominee John Kahrs, looks like the favourite to take home the award for 'Best Short Animation' at Sunday's Oscar ceremony, with the Disney production currently the bookies favourite to win in the often forgotten category.
The film blends hand-drawn animation with traditional CGI to tell the love story in a very stylish way indeed. It's story revolves around a young man who meets a beautiful woman while on his way to work, seeing her again later during work. He then takes it on himself to do whatever he can to get her attention in what is a clearly written and brilliantly executed seven-minute story. But Paperboy has some stiff competition from the rest of the category and whilst it sits atop the pile on Oddschecker.com, as we know from experience the Oscars are not above throwing a few curve balls.
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