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Oscar Nominated Animation Shorts

Oscar Nominated Animation Shorts (2012)

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ShortsHD working with Magnolia Pictures presents theatrical engagements of the Oscar (R)-nominated short films in two separate programs: live-action, and animated. Engagements begin February 10, 2012, at Landmark's Lumiere Theatre AND Landmarks' Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco, plus Landmark's Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Rafael Film Center in San Rafael, and Camera 3 in San Jose, Summerfield Cinemas in Santa Rosa. (Note that both San Francisco venues will show both programs: live-action

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Five delightful animated shorts...

February 10, 2012 Full Review Source: New York Post
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Proves that it was still a good year for animation, even if audiences were underwhelmed by the mainstream feature fare.

February 9, 2012 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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Magic, whimsy, a fair amount of darkness (loneliness, aging, death, zombie apocalypses) and a wonderful mix of old-school cartooning and digital animation are on tap...

February 9, 2012 Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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There are strong years for short films at the Oscars and there are weaker years, and 2012 appears to be one of the latter.

February 9, 2012 Full Review Source: Boston Globe
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A consistently strong category that this year once again demonstrates a range of stunning styles from simple line drawings to computer-generated imagery.

February 26, 2012 Full Review Source: Paste Magazine
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Pixar's La Luna and the New York-set A Morning Stroll are the standouts in this program of Oscar-nominated animated shorts.

February 21, 2012 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Not quite up to the standard established in recent years ... still an enjoyably brisk bunch

February 10, 2012 Full Review Source: Metromix.com
Metromix.com

Four of the five nominated cartoon shorts are silent, and four of the five are at least partly in black-and-white.

February 9, 2012 Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Paul Pioneer Press

There are stand-outs in both programs including a new short by Pixar (that will play in front of Brave this summer) and a stellar drama starring Ciaran Hinds from director Terry George.

February 9, 2012 Full Review Source: HollywoodChicago.com
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One film stands out among the Animated Shorts, Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby's Wild Life.

February 8, 2012 Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix
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