The Lady in Number 6 Dies, RIP

The wonderfully alive subject of the Lady in Number 6 just passed, says the Hollywood Reporter. She was 110 and the oldest survivor of the Holocaust. Incredible story, incredible woman. Sad news but on the other hand, when you lived that kind of a life? When you’ve left...
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

10 Live Action Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me),” Esteban Crespo, director (Producciones Africanauan) “Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just before Losing Everything),” Xavier Legrand, director, and...
Posted On 22 Nov 2013

Inocente, Buzkashi Boys, Curfew, Adam and Dog, Paperman – My Favorite Shorts

When the Oscar race starts to get me down as it does every year when it’s finalized and put to bed — for most it’s just another day, another contest, another Super Bowl. For me, it’s recorded history that I then sift through the following year to try to...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013

Live Action Shorts – Size Matters Not

by Marshall Flores I will preface this post by saying that it’s always difficult for me to choose a winner from any of the Oscar-nominated shorts in a given year. Too often are the nominees in a shorts category better than their “big brothers” in the respective feature category –...
Posted On 06 Feb 2013
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