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.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

An enjoyable collection of 19 animated shorts from around the world.

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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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

A dizzying array of visual treats.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

The Animation Show should attract many fans of its genre - and maybe even create a few new ones.

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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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Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

Animation fans, no matter their stylistic preference (computer-generated, claymation, old-school hand-drawn), will find much to sate their appetites in this collection of award-winning and critically acclaimed work.

Janice Page
Boston Globe

The Animation Show has something for everyone. It just doesn't have the power to make everything equally enjoyable.

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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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