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Films: Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

According to The Independent, there is a "strong crop of Animated Short Film nominees this year". Some of these will be shown at the Carolina theater this weekend at 3 pm. Let's review all 88 minutes of them and do our own analysis. Who will get the Oscar?

Meet in the upstairs lobby between 2:30 and 2:40. The movie starts at 3 and may be crowded so get there early. I believe normal matinee prices apply ($7) but I will check to be sure.

List of Shorts to be shown:

Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare”
(Dir. David Silverman, USA/English, 5 minutes) - Maggie Simpson attends the Ayn Rand Daycare Center, where she finds a caterpillar and faces off against her nemesis.

Adam and Dog
(Dir. Minkyu Lee, USA/non-dialogue, 16 minutes) - A playful dog exploring the newly created world comes upon the first man.

Fresh Guacamole
(Dir. PES, USA/English, 2 minutes) - An unseen cook uses a series of unusual ingredients to prepare a bowl of guacamole.

Head Over Heels
(Dirs. Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly, UK/English, 11 minutes) - The emotional distance between a long-married husband and wife has resulted in an unusual living arrangement.

(Dir. John Kahrs, USA/English, 7 minutes) - A young man working in an office tries desperately to attract the attention of a girl in the building across the street.

The Gruffalo’s Child

Film Info:
88 min

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  • Jan

    Even in a little pain, I was glad I didn't cancel the Meetup. I really enjoyed the animated shorts. I think they are much more creative than the big Hollywood movies that get rehashed over and over again. These were all good (of course, they are Oscar nominated) and I don't think I could pick one winner. I liked them for different reasons....comical, creative, touching, etc. I'm just glad I saw them and don't have to make that decision.

    February 3, 2013

  • Jan

    Confirming that tickets for this show of animated shorts are $7, the regular matinee price according to the Carolina box office.

    January 31, 2013

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    2015 Supporting Member,
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  • Lynne
    2016 Supporting Member
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