The Animation Show
The Animation Show (2003)

The Animation Show is an international collection of the world's best animated short films, programmed by co-producers Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt. The Show's annual goal is to bring animated shorts into more proper theaters than… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: January 16, 2007
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

About half of them aren't worth the effort that plainly went into them.

Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Exhibits a weakness that's typical of such outings: Its eager young contributors don't have nearly enough ideas of a narrative nature to justify their tedious displays of technical virtuosity.

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Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

The Animation Show serves as a corrective to the limited views of what animation is and provides an avenue for worthy short subjects to be seen on a wider scale.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

A dizzying array of visual treats.

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Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Features more 'exclusive' shorts than the previous year's version. And the shorts are more creative, imaginative and dazzlingly animated.

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Eric Campos
Film Threat

From the silly, to the beautiful, to the terminally lame and pretentious, there's a little something for every taste here...

Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

Contains the most varied line-up of films you're likely to see in theaters at the moment.

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Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

The batting average isn't perfect for these 12 shorts, ... but the best stuff is worth the ticket price.

David Cornelius

Consider me hooked.

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