A Ghost Story for Christmas Films Ranked

A Ghost Story for Christmas Films Ranked

Every short film released as a part of the BBC’s fifty-plus-years-old ‘A Ghost Story for Christmas’ series ranked from worst to best. Article by Kieran Judge.

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10 Best Christmas Short Films

10 Best Christmas Short Films

The 10 best, most beloved and critically acclaimed Christmas short films in history, from those by Rankin/Bass to Dr Seuss to Aardman and beyond. List by Joseph Wade.

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‘Steamboat Willie’ at 95 – Short Film Review

‘Steamboat Willie’ at 95 – Short Film Review

Disney’s game-changing breakthrough cartoon ‘Steamboat Willie’, the film that introduced the public to Mickey Mouse, is 95 – how does it hold up? Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Dennis Hopper’s Last Movies: ‘Homeless’, ‘Pashmy Dream’

Dennis Hopper’s Last Movies: ‘Homeless’, ‘Pashmy Dream’

Dennis Hopper had a career that surfed high art and low culture effortlessly, his last movies ‘Homeless’ and ‘Pashmy Dream’ interesting notes to go out on. Essay by Stephen Lee Naish.

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An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It (2022) Short Film Review

An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It (2022) Short Film Review

‘An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It’, the stop motion film nominated for Animated Feature at the Oscars 2023, is enchanting, unmissable. Review by Joseph Wade.

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My Year of Dicks (2022) Short Film Review

My Year of Dicks (2022) Short Film Review

‘My Year of Dicks’, the short film created by Pamela Ribon and nominated in the Oscars Animated Short category, is punk and loving, a great film. Review by Joseph Wade.

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The Martha Mitchell Effect (2022) Short Film Review

The Martha Mitchell Effect (2022) Short Film Review

Have you ever heard of the Martha Mitchell Effect? You probably should have. Diane Alvergue and Debra McClutchy tell the story behind the term. Review by Joseph Wade.

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The Flying Sailor (2022) Short Film Review

The Flying Sailor (2022) Short Film Review

Nominated for Animated Short at the 95th Oscars (2023), Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby’s ‘The Flying Sailor’ asks big questions in a short period. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Haulout (2022) Short Film Review

Haulout (2022) Short Film Review

‘Haulout’, the short film about a unique natural event, must be seen as the extraordinary documentary of the Oscars’ Documentary Short Subject category in 2023. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Stranger at the Gate (2022) Short Film Review

Stranger at the Gate (2022) Short Film Review

Nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at the 95th Academy Awards, Oscars 2023, Stranger at the Gate “encourages love in the face of fear”. Review by Joseph Wade.

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