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2010 Oscar Nominated Shorts Reviews

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Geoff Berkshire
March 4, 2010
The latest adventure starring Wallace and Gromit joins three modest charmers and one brashly funny attack on corporations
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Sarah Boslaugh
February 26, 2010
I hate the stereotype that animation is for funny stories while the serious stuff should be reserved for live action, but apparently the voters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences embrace it.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Pete Hammond
Boxoffice Magazine
February 24, 2010
A staple of Oscar season for the past five years, Shorts International and Magnolia bring back the Oscar nominated animated and live action contenders in a program that clearly proves the most inventive work in the short form.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest
February 23, 2010
All of this year's nominees are worth seeing despite--and some because of--their dark topics.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 21, 2010
The animated films are on much more solid ground. All five of these are worthwhile.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Keith Cohen
Entertainment Spectrum
February 21, 2010
These film gems represent the cream of the crop from around the world. They all have in common the amazing way that a complete story arc comes to fruition in a brief amount of time. The more impressive collection resides on the animated side.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
February 21, 2010
It's worth buying a ticket for Wallace and Gromit alone.
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
February 21, 2010
The animated short films are each lively and imaginative in their own unique ways...The most witty, clever and poignant live-action short [is] Miracle Fish.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.25/10
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
February 20, 2010
France's "Logorama," a prize winner at this year's Cannes Film Festival, is hands down the most inventive of the nominees.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review
February 20, 2010
Watching Ronald McDonald shoot up a city is just one of the thrills in this year's Oscar nominated shorts.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Kevin Carr
Film School Rejects
February 19, 2010
possibly better movies than the big nominees
Full Review | Original Score: A
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
February 19, 2010
[The Lady and the Reaper] moves beyond its single joke and into something beautifully surreal, like an extra-crazy Chuck Jones chase cartoon.
Cynthia Fuchs
February 19, 2010
The Oscar nominee "Logorama" seems the sort of cleverness conjured by a room full of avid, if cynical consumers, fast and perverse, sorta dark and delightful.
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