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Wallace And Gromit To Be Honoured By Statue

22nd June 2006

Animated duo WALLACE AND GROMIT are to have a statue erected in their honour in their 'hometown' of Bristol, England. Oscar-winning animator NICK PARK created Wallace and Gromit in the Aardman Animations studio in Bristol...

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UK Movie Success

23rd May 2006

British movies have doubled their box office takings in the past two years - thanks to the mega-successful HARRY POTTER franchise. The top ten UK films last year (05) made $2.4 billion (GBP1.35 billion) compared...

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Wallace And Gromit Writer's Humble Setting

16th March 2006

WALLACE + GROMIT writer BOB BAKER creates his Oscar-winning stories about the madcap inventor and his brainy dog in a humble garden shed. Baker, 67, wrote the script for WALLACE + GROMIT IN THE WRONG...

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Wallace And Gromit's Paltry Payout

11th March 2006

WALLACE AND GROMIT creators Aardman Animations have received an insurance payout of less than $1.7 million (GBP1 million) to cover the valuable clay figures lost in the blaze that destroyed their warehouse last year (OCT05)....

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Corpse Bride Wins Animation Awards

10th March 2006

TIM BURTON'S CORPSE BRIDE triumphed at the British Animation Awards on Thursday (09MAR06), after beating Oscar-winning WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT to the Best Feature accolade. The quirky film-maker picked up the...

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Wallace And Gromit Fans Campaign For Statue

8th March 2006

Fans of animated duo WALLACE AND GROMIT are campaigning for statues of the madcap inventor and his brainy dog to be erected in their 'hometown' of Bristol, England. Oscar-winning animator NICK PARK created Wallace and...

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Fascinating Fact 1053

21st February 2006

WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT has become the fastest selling British movie in history, after the DVD was released yesterday (20FEB06)....

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Fascinating Fact 1015

16th February 2006

NICK PARK's Oscar-nominated animation WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT was originally called THE CURSE OF THE VEGE-BURGLARS because of the main character who raids allotments....

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Aardman Moves On To Computers

16th February 2006

British movie house Aardman Animations has made its first film using computer generated imagery (CGI), after years of working with plasticine models. After scoring hits including WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE...

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Wallace And Gromit Lead British Animation Awards

14th February 2006

WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT has been nominated for three British Animation Awards. The smash hit movie, which is also up for an Academy Award, leads nominations ahead of the ceremony...

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Brokeback, Crash, Capote And Good Night Up For Guild Awards

5th January 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, CRASH, CAPOTE and GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK have been nominated for awards by the Producers Guild Of America (PGA) and Writers Guild of America (WGA). The four films, together with JOHNNY...

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Brokeback Mountain Tops Florida Critics Poll

28th December 2005

Acclaimed western BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has topped Florida's annual movie critics poll, after walking away with four awards including Best Film. The controversial movie also won Best Director (ANG LEE), Best Screenplay (LARRY McMURTRY and...

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Harry Potter Is UK Film Of 2005

22nd December 2005

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE is Britain's most successful movie of 2005 - beating off competition from STAR WARS: EPISODE III - REVENGE OF THE SITH and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY....

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Fascinating Fact 651

10th December 2005

The warehouse blaze which destroyed AARDMAN ANIMATIONS headquarters in Bristol, England, and the "entire history" of the popular animation films WALLACE AND GROMIT was caused by an electrical fault - not by arson....

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Wallace And Gromit Lead Annie Nominations

6th December 2005

Blockbuster WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT leads the nominations at the 2006 Annie Awards, picking up 15 nods, including Best Feature. The latest tale about inventor WALLACE and his intellectually-superior dog...

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Wallace And Gromit Boost Cheese Sales

15th November 2005

Plasticine movie stars WALLACE AND GROMIT have given Britain's cheese industry a massive boost thanks to the success of their film THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT. Wallace's premier pleasure in life is Wensleydale cheese,...

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Wallace And Gromit Don't Budge In UK Box Office

26th October 2005

The animated adventures of WALLACE AND GROMIT has out-classed competition from both EMMA THOMPSON's NANNY McPHEE and TIM BURTON's CORPSE BRIDE to cling on to top position at the UK box office....

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Us Viewers Love Britishness Of Wallace And Gromit

11th October 2005

Academy Award-winning animator NICK PARK was determined to keep his latest movie success WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT as British as possible, despite working in the American studios of celebrated director STEVEN...

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Original Wallace And Gromit Figures Not In Blaze

11th October 2005

LATEST: The creator of the WALLACE AND GROMIT films had the original plasticine figures of the cartoon twosome with him when a warehouse blaze destroyed the rest of the animated movies' history. Academy Award...

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Wallace And Gromit Film Book Was Rejected

10th October 2005

The idea for NICK PARK's latest WALLACE AND GROMIT movie triumph, THE CURSE OF THE WERE RABBIT, was originally rejected by BBC bosses when presented in book form. The plasticine animation, which has received...

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Wallace And Gromit History Lost In Blaze

10th October 2005

The "entire history" of the popular animation films WALLACE AND GROMIT is feared destroyed in a warehouse blaze. Academy Award-winning Aardman Animations' site in Bristol, western England, collapsed today (10OCT05) when a fire ravaged...

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New Wallace And Gromit Movie Encounters Rabbit Curse

7th October 2005

A 100-year-old superstition about rabbits has led to a ban on posters advertising new animated movie WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT on the Isle Of Portland off the west coast of England....

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Wallace And Gromit Hit Australia

18th September 2005

The latest movie starring British plasticine stars WALLACE AND GROMIT has wowed audiences across Australia, and looks set to do the same when it is released worldwide next month (OCT05). THE CURSE OF THE...

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Park's Love For Wallace And Gromit

12th September 2005

Celebrated animator NICK PARK adores his creations WALLACE and GROMIT so much, he would rather make more films about them than any of his other characters. And even though it has been 10 years...

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Helena And Ralph Join Wallace And Gromit Team

26th October 2003

OSCAR-nominated stars HELENA BONHAM-CARTER and RALPH FIENNES will lend their voices to the first ever feature length WALLACE AND GROMIT movie. The project, titled CURSE OF THE WERERABBIT, will begin shooting in Bristol, England...

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Chickens Run All Over Dreamworks

26th June 2003

A little known British author is taking the creator of hit film CHICKEN RUN to court - claiming the movie was based on his book. STEVEN SPIELBERG's DREAMWORKS studio produced the enormously successful animation...

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