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The Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animation Reviews

February 23, 2011
There are no handy publicity campaigns to introduce you to the five live-action shorts and five animated shorts nominated for Oscars, but I can help.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 10, 2011
Gone are the days of "selected shorts" on movie bills, but thank the gods of cinema for this annual release of Oscar nominees.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 10, 2011
They help dispel our often fatigued prejudices about that format as a haven for all things digital, 3-D, snarky and kid-marketed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 10, 2011
Its spirit is so easygoing that its visual complexity and emotional nuances may take awhile to register.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 10, 2011
There's no unifying theme here, except that there's surely a short here for every taste.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 8, 2011
Writer-directors Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan elevate a familiar storyline into something exceptionally moving that touches on friendship, loneliness, and the tragedy of how getting older numbs us to the wonders of the small oddities around us.