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Oscar-nominated short films a mixed and marvelous bag
The experience of watching five short animation or live-action films in one sitting — each a finalist for an Oscar in two of this year's shorts categories — can be a bit like walking into a museum to find the Rothko's been hung next to the Monet. It's not unpleasant, just unexpected.
By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
February 1, 2013