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'Shorts' is Bigger Than You'd Expectnew

Shorts is a zippy, slapsticky comedy about a suburban company town going bonkers when a wish-granting, rainbow-colored rock falls out of the sky.
C-Ville Weekly  |  Jonathan Kiefer  |  08-26-2009  |  Reviews

'Shorts' Offers Postmodern Fun for the Kidsnew

A magic wishing rock becomes the undoing of an entire community in this appealing new kids romp from Robert Rodriguez.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  08-20-2009  |  Reviews

Kids Film 'Shorts' is Uneven but Enjoyablenew

Shorts isn't nearly as good as the first Spy Kids. Still, on a scale of Robert Rodriguez's kids' movies, it's much better than The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Kristian Lin  |  08-20-2009  |  Reviews

The Global Peace Film Festival Features Seriously Moving Pictures from Around the Worldnew

The Global Peace Film Festival showcases up the 30 feature films (mostly documentaries) and almost 20 shorts from around the globe that offer differing interpretations and perspectives on the subject of "peace."
Orlando Weekly  |  Lindy T. Shepherd, Liz Langley, Bob Whitby, Al Krulick and Seth Kubersky  |  09-18-2008  |  Theater

Matt Mccormick's Bright Futurenew

Portland's next great director was out on the road somewhere between here and Las Vegas, doing what he does best -- filming clouds and abandoned motor lodges -- when he realized he was alone.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  04-09-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Who Films Short Shorts? 48 Hour Film Project and Local Filmmakersnew

The competition gives teams 48 hours to write, shoot, edit and finesse a four- to seven-minute film. The project, which started six years ago in Washington, D.C., has spread to more than 60 cities worldwide, from Brisbane to Tokyo, and just this year made it to Richmond, a two-hour drive from the original.
Style Weekly  |  Sarah Mogin  |  08-02-2007  |  Performance

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