Burrow (2020) Short Film Review

Burrow (2020) Short Film Review

Madeline Sharafian’s ‘Burrow’, the Pixar SparkShorts entry into the 2021 Oscars Animated Short category, is a nursery rhyme relevant to our times. Joseph Wade reviews.

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Two Distant Strangers (2021) Short Film Review

Two Distant Strangers (2021) Short Film Review

Oscar nominated live action short ‘Two Distant Strangers’, from Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe, starring Joey Bada$$ and Andrew Howard, tells of police brutality and murder in the United States.

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Genius Loci (2021) Short Film Review

Genius Loci (2021) Short Film Review

‘Genius Loci’, the 2021 Oscar nominated Animated Short from Adrien Merigeau in conjunction with Brecht Evens, is a wondrous example of cinema’s ability to connect on a deep level. Joseph Wade reviews.

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The Letter Room (2020) Short Film Review

The Letter Room (2020) Short Film Review

Oscar Isaac stars in Elvira Lind’s Live Action Short nominee at the 2021 Oscars, ‘The Letter Room’, “an interesting experiment worth exploring for fans of Lind or Isaac in particular.” Joseph Wade reviews.

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Yes-People (2021) Short Film Review

Yes-People (2021) Short Film Review

Probably the most quirky of all the Animation Short Subjects nominated at the 2021 Oscars, Gísli Darri Halldórsson’s Icelandic short film ‘Yes-People’ will lift your anxieties for 8 minutes at least.

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Feeling Through (2020) Short Film Review

Feeling Through (2020) Short Film Review

Live-Action Short nominee at the 2021 Oscars, Doug Roland’s ‘Feeling Through’ asks: would you help a DeafBlind man on the street in the middle of the night? Joseph Wade reviews.

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If Anything Happens I Love You (2020) Short Film Review

If Anything Happens I Love You (2020) Short Film Review

‘If Anything Happens I Love You’ from Michael Govier and Will McCormack, distributed by Netflix, is the subject of a TikTok craze and “the very best of the best” of short film in 2021. Joseph Wade reviews.

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The Present (2021) Short Film Review

The Present (2021) Short Film Review

Set at one of the West Bank’s many border crossings between Palestinian territory and Israel, ‘The Present’ is a thought-provoking film nominated for Live Action Short at the 2021 Oscars.

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Do Not Split (2021) Short Film Review

Do Not Split (2021) Short Film Review

‘Do Not Split’, the Oscar nominated Documentary Short Subject from the frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests against the CPC by Anders Hammer, reviewed by Joseph Wade.

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Colette (2020) Short Film Review

Colette (2020) Short Film Review

Colette Marin-Catherine, a survivor of the Nazi occupation of France and sibling to a young man killed in labour camps, is the subject of this Oscar nominated Documentary. Review by Joseph Wade.

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