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Bret 'Brook' Parker,
I was surprised that this short was up for an Oscar in the best short-animated category. The film, which is about a diverse group of anthropomorphic animals in therapy (led by a reformed pit-bull) is moderately funny but not particularly clever, innovative, nor memorable.
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