UpCritics who have been promoting Pixar's animated summer blockbuster 'Up' for a Best Picture Oscar nomination are likely to get their wish on Feb. 2, when the nominees are announced. But it won't be the kind of justice they've been demanding.

Ever since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences created a separate Oscar category for Animated Features in 2001, fans of animated films have worried that winners like 'Shrek,''The Incredibles,''Happy Feet,''Ratatouille' and last year's 'WALL-E' were being treated like second-class Oscar citizens.
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