Ah, the short film categories. Categories that I tend to predict before seeing the majority of the nominees, then I forget to come back and re-write the articles once I’ve seen them all. This year will be no different, no doubt, so keep that in mind.
That said, the animated short category is never all that hard to parse.
Continue reading 2018 Academy Awards Predictions – Best Animated Short Film
Predicting one of the Oscar short film categories having only seen one of the five films is like calling your shot while wearing a blindfold. It’s like being a movie nerd badass, you know? Or…it’s like understanding what the term Pixar refers to…movie nerd badass is oxymoronic…moronic, really…What were we talking about?
Update: I have now seen all five of the nominated Animated Short Films. You can find a review of all five (save for Piper, a link for that review is below) here.
Best Animated Short Film:
Continue reading Academy Awards Predictions 2017 – Best Animated Short Film
Piper is the latest in a long line of pre-feature Pixar short films. This particular animated short debuted ahead of Finding Dory, and, while Finding Dory is an all right time at the movies, Piper may blow it out of the water (apologies for the pun).
The film is simple enough in narrative with a sickeningly adorable conceit: Continue reading Piper (2016) Short Film Review
- The Bigger Picture — Daisy Jacobs, Chris Hees
- The Dam Keeper — Robert Kondo, Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi
- Feast — Patrick Osborne, Kristina Reed
- Me and My Moulton — Torill Kove
- A Single LIfe — Joris Oprins
Continue reading 2015 Academy Award Predictions — Best Animated Short Film