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PGA nominee: Yes
SAG Ensemble nominee: No
Golden Globe Best Picture nominee: Yes (Animated)
Oscar Status: Lock for a nomination.
Why: Quietly getting over shadowed by other awards season drama is "Up's" seemingly easy road to a Best Picture nomination. Considering the last animated film to reach that height was "Beauty and the Beast," the fact the PGA honored it both a traditional picture and animated slot is telling.