The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013: Animation
The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013: Animation (2013)

Adam & Dog - (director: Minkyu Lee, USA) The story about the dog of Eden. What happened in those first days of Creation that made Man and Dog so inseparable? The dog, as he lives through this curious world, encounters a strange creature; a… More

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Release Date: February 1, 2013
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Critic Score: 95% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

If you're primed for the sudden shifts in tone, style, story and look, the payoff is one provocative and evocative film after another.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

There are three separate annual compilations of Oscar-nominated shorts, with the animation reel always more popular than the live-action and documentary offerings.

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Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Every film is a balance of style and storytelling, the ideas explored and the medium used to express them.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

A strong field of Oscar contenders ...

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

This year's Academy Award nominees in the category of animated short film feel notably old-fashioned, quaint even.

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Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

The five films the Academy anointed as nominees for this year's Best Animated Short category take to heart the old saw that a picture is worth a thousand words ...

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

The "Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts 2012" lack the consistency of last year's group ...

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Andrew O'Hehir

As unreliable as the Academy Awards may be at every possible level, it's a relief to encounter the 2013 Oscar-nominated shorts ...

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

'Paperman'... might be the most romantic movie of the year...

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
The five animated shorts nominated for an Academy Award this years, plus some bonus shorts to round out the running time. The nominees are the fun but slight… More