2017 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

2017 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation Reviews

February 25, 2017
All four of the ... animators have clearly demonstrated by their work that they can be trusted to take a more prominent role in studio features going forward.
February 13, 2017
A likeable enough group, in which the expected contenders (why hello there, Pixar) sit alongside unknowns whose styles are just varied enough to avoid monotony.
February 10, 2017
The odds-on favorite to win this year's Oscar for best animated short film is Alan Barillaro's Piper... I'd hate to be one of the other animators... especially since most of them have better films in competition.
February 10, 2017
Arresting, often impassioned and technically deft proof that a film doesn't have to drone on for an hour and a half to qualify as art.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 9, 2017
The animated nominees include handmade as well as digital productions, and dark, adult themes as well as child-friendly charm and whimsy.
February 9, 2017
By far the most polished of this year's offerings, and the one that will surely get the broadest exposure, is from Pixar.
February 9, 2017
Offerings range from the cute to the transcendent.