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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 19, 2010

Weekend of Oscar-worthy shorts

By Dave Dondoneau
TGIF Editor

Hawaii news photo - The Honolulu Advertiser

"A Matter of Life and Death," starring Wallace & Gromits, is one of the Oscar-nominated shorts showing at Kahala 8.

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Kahala 8 and Consolidated Theatres are banking on Oscar-nominated films to bring movie audiences in this weekend.

In addition to bringing back films like "The Hurt Locker," "Crazy Heart" and other nominees that didn't get a wide audience the first time around, Kahala 8 will be showing the Live Action: 2010 Oscar-nominated shorts (92 minutes) and the Animated: 2010 Oscar-nominated shorts (68 minutes).

Both viewings open today at Kahala 8 and are unrated:


• "The Door"

• "Instead of Abracadabra"

• "Kavi"

• "Miracle Fish"

• "The New Tenants"


• "French Roast"

• "Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty"

• "The Lady and the Reaper"

• "Logorama"

• "A Matter of Loaf and Death"