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2017 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Animated

2017 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Animated
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The slate of the five animated short films nominated at this year's Academy Awards unfortunately leaves something to be desired when compared with the live-action collection. Part of this has to do with the length of the films, as four of the five ... See full review.
Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Live Action

Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Live Action
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This year's short live-action Oscar nominees may not be big box-office hits, but they're worth a look. The five live-action shorts that opened in local theaters earlier this month look at a variety of real-world issues -- immigration, finding pu... See full review.

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A Cure for Wellness

Rated: R
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Summary: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem.

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A Dog's Purpose

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Summary: A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

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A United Kingdom

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s.

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Arrival

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications.

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The Belles of St. Trinian's

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Summary: These schoolgirls are more interested in racing forms than books as they try to get-rich-quick.

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Bitter Harvest

Rated: R
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Summary: A young artist battles to save his lover from a death-by-starvation program in 1930s Ukraine.

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Collide

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver.

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Everybody Loves Somebody

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: A successful and single career woman asks her co-worker to pose as her boyfriend at a family wedding back home in Mexico. Her situation gets complicated when her ex shows up at the ceremony.

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Fences

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.

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Fifty Shades Darker

Rated: R
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Summary: While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her.

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Fist Fight

Rated: R
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Summary: When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.

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The Founder

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world.

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Get Out

Rated: R
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Summary: A young African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend's mysterious family estate.

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The Great Wall

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

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Hell or High Water

Rated: R
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Summary: Two brothers resort to a scheme to save their family's ranch in West Texas.

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Hidden Figures

Rated: PG
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Summary: Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.

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I Am Not Your Negro

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, "Remember This House."

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John Wick: Chapter 2

Rated: R
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Summary: After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

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La La Land

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

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The Lego Batman Movie

Rated: PG
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Summary: Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.

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Lion

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: A 5-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. Twenty five years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

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The Metropolitan Opera: Rusalka

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Summary: Live in HD 2016-17 season presents a broadcast of Dvorák's Rusalka, presented live.

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Moonlight

Rated: R
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Summary: Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

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Murder, She Said

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Summary: When Miss Marple reports witnessing a murder through the window of a passing train, the police dismiss her as a dotty spinster when no trace of the crime can be found.

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Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Live Action

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Summary: Collective screening of the Academy Award nominated short films from the Live Action category for 2017.

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Oscar Shorts 2017

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Summary: A series of Oscar-nominated shorts for 2017.

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Rock Dog

Rated: PG
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Summary: A dog who aspires to be a rock 'n' roll star searches for a legendary musician.

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Split

Rated: PG-13
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Summary: After three girls are kidnapped by a man with 24 distinct personalities they must find some of the different personalities that can help them while running away and staying alive from the others.

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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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