Sunday, February 22, 2009

Flyy Indie Films: The Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts 2009


Opens 2/20/2009
Camera 3 Theatre
288 S. 2nd Street, San Jose CA 95113

MPAA Rating: NR
Running Time: 94 Minutes
Advance Showtimes
Camera 3 Downtown Buy Tickets
Daily at 9:20; plus Sat-Sun at 12:45pm, 5:00


Oscar Shorts, Low-Hype and Sweet

With the Academy Awards a little more than two weeks away, it’s just possible that your breathless anticipation may be edged with fatigue. Since the beginning of the year, a small number of Very Important, Very Worthy films have vacuumed up all the oxygen in the movie universe. You may find yourself in need of a break from the manufactured hysteria surrounding The Curious Reader of Slumdog Milk/Nixon.

A perfect antidote to this white-elephant parade can be found, paradoxically enough, in the program of Oscar-nominated short films that opens on Friday in a few dozen theaters nationwide. It may seem odd to propose one batch of Oscar bait as the answer to another, but the 10 contending short films — five animated, five live-action — exhibit some virtues that their feature-length counterparts lack. Click here to read more

Synopsis: Catch all of the Oscar-nominated Animated short films in one feature-length program click here

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