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Good (but not great) animated short
28 November 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This short won an Academy Award. Not having seen either of the other nominees, I can't say whether it should have, but it is a head-scratcher. The animation is good and it's an enjoyable short, but it isn't terribly special. It may well be suffering by comparison to the shorts that it accompanies on The World's Greatest Animation. The short is a good one, but it really isn't one of the greats. Still well worth seeing.


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