Scrat is putting one last acorn into a huge and very neatly arranged stash, but it keeps popping up. He jumps on it -- once too often, and the whole stockpile falls through a knothole in ... See full summary »
Babies both human and animal are created up in the stratosphere, by the clouds themselves. One cloud specializes in "dangerous" babies, creating a challenge for his loyal stork that has to deliver them.
It's amazing what an 8 year-old can do if you let him make an animated film!
This is an amazing film for the average 8 year-old to have made. The animation, while very crudely drawn, has a certain charm and the story, though very simple, made me laugh a few times because the action was just so silly and over-the-top.
Unfortunately, Chris Hinton, I assume ISN'T really a child even though the animation sure looks the the doodlings of a precocious child. While there is some charm to the silliness of it all, I am absolutely amazed that this was chosen as an Oscar Nominee for Best Animated Short Film. Seeing it in the same category as GONE NUTTY and HARVIE KRUMPET is just surreal and I don't know what possessed the Academy in 2004.
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