Oscar Nominated Animation Shorts
Oscar Nominated Animation Shorts (2012)

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… More

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Release Date: February 10, 2012
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Five delightful animated shorts...

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

There are strong years for short films at the Oscars and there are weaker years, and 2012 appears to be one of the latter.

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Geoff Berkshire

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

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

Proves that it was still a good year for animation, even if audiences were underwhelmed by the mainstream feature fare.

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Annlee Ellingson
Paste Magazine

A consistently strong category that this year once again demonstrates a range of stunning styles from simple line drawings to computer-generated imagery.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

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

Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

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...

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Pixar's La Luna and the New York-set A Morning Stroll are the standouts in this program of Oscar-nominated animated shorts.

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Brian Tallerico

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.

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