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2015 Academy Award-Nominated Animated Short Films (2014, 82 min., NR)

Five Oscar nominees, plus some extra treats.

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Short Films: Program A (2014, 81 min., NR)

Program A consists of the two longest doc shorts, and they’re among the best of the batch.

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Short Films: Program B (2014, 79 min., NR)

The collected films in Program B examine suffering from different angles

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Live-Action Short Films (2014, 118 min., NR)

This live-action group is unified by a general desire to tug at the heartstrings.

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation (2016, 86 min., NR)

Watch and prepare for your Oscar pool

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program A (2016, 87 min., NR)

Let the voting begin

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program B (2016, 76 min., NR)

Be the most knowledgeable voter at your Oscar party

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Programs A & B (2016, 163 min., NR)

The uproar over the lack of diversity at the Oscars may be grabbing all the headlines as awards season fully blooms, but there is plenty of diversity in the Short Documentary nominees, which – alas – ...

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action (2016, 107 min., NR)

Form an opinion instead of guessing what will win this category

À Tout de Suite (2004, 85 min., NR)

Shot in jittery black-and-white 16mm, this French film's on-the-fly aesthetic captures the shiftlessness of bourgeois youth and some of the spirit of the French New Wave.

The A-Team (2010, 117 min., PG-13)

It's the latest old TV show to be remade as a contemporary feature film and fares just about as well as the rest.

A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001, 146 min., PG-13)

There's nothing more frustrating than a posthumous work from your favorite filmmaker that doesn't quite live up to expectations. In this case it's Stanley Kubrick, who had been working on A.I. for over a decade before ...

Abandon (2002, 99 min., PG-13)

What hath The Sixth Sense wrought? These days, it seems as if every psychological thriller has a surprise finish. You get the idea that filmmakers plot these scripts backwards, beholden to the notion that the end ...

The Abandoned (2006, 94 min., R)

Creepy Eastern European atmospherics encase this horror film, which nevertheless suffers from an anemic script.

ABCD (2000, 106 min., NR)

Like many films by modern Indian and Indian-born directors, ABCD (an acronym for American-Born Confused Desi) dramatizes the conflicts between traditional and Western concepts of family life -- marital love in particular. Compared with others of ...

ABCs of Death 2 (2014, 125 min., NR)

Let us count the ways this compilation of 26 short films gets its spook on.

The ABCs of Death (2013, 119 min., NR)

Horror anthology does it down to the letter.

Abduction (2011, 100 min., PG-13)

Twilight's Taylor Lautner makes his bid for solo action stardom.

About a Boy (2002, 100 min., PG-13)

“They say no man is an island, but they're wrong,” says perpetual bachelor Will Freeman (Grant). “I am an island. I'm Ibiza.” That may be the most telling and also the most funny line in this ...

About Last Night (2014, 110 min., R)

Sexual perversity is released with gleeful abandon in this second film outing for Mamet's 40-year-old play.

About Schmidt (2002, 124 min., R)

At the age of 66, Warren Schmidt (Nicholson) is a man unprepared to face life's ambiguities. As the movie opens, we see Schmidt alone in his office at Woodmen of the World insurance company in Omaha ...

About Time (2013, 123 min., R)

Love Actually maestro wants to make you cry with this romantic dramedy.

Above the Rim (1994, 96 min., R)

'Tis the season for b-ball films. With the recent Blue Chips, the forthcoming Hoop Dreams, and this debut from Jeff Pollack, Hollywood seems to have caught NCAA fever, and while Above the Rim manages to capture ...

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012, 105 min., R)

Who knew our beloved president also worked the graveyard shift? This capable rewrite of American history delivers its splatter with a straight face.

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016, 90 min., R)

Edina and Patsy hit the big screen with mixed results

Academy Award-Nominated Animated Shorts 2009 (2009, 88 min., NR)

The Academy gets animated.

Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Shorts 2005 (2006, 132 min., NR)

A rare opportunity to see what's considered the best in the field of short docs; plus all four nominees have a socio-political bent.

Academy Award-Nominated Live Action Shorts 2006 (2007, 99 min., NR)

And the Oscar goes to … see the five nominees and judge for yourself.

Academy Award-Nominated Live-Action Shorts 2009 (2009, 94 min., NR)

Good things come in small packages.

Academy Award-Nominated Short Films 2003 (2004, 86 min., NR)

A package of some of the most recent animated and live-action Oscar nominees.

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