Tag Archives: Best Live Action Short Oscar

La Femme et le TGV (2016) Short Film Review

A woman named Elise (Jane Birkin) who lives by the train tracks with her pet bird, an irresponsible youth in a sports car, and a series of correspondences with an unseen train engineer are the backdrop of Switzerland’s La Femme et le TGV.

la-femme-et-le-tgv-movie-review-oscars-2017-live-action-shorts

The film strikes a great tone of Continue reading La Femme et le TGV (2016) Short Film Review

Silent Nights (2016) Short Film Review

A Salvation Army volunteer (Malene Beltoft Olsen) struggling with an alcoholic mother (Vibeke Hastrup) and a homeless refugee (Prince Appiah) dealing with racism and an impoverished family in Ghana come together in Silent Nights, a short film whose title is a play on the somewhat irrelevant time of year in which the film takes place.

silent-nights-2017-movie-review-oscars-live-action-short-film-nominee

The film is a bitter examination of the underbelly with a sliver of a silver lining of heartfelt humanism. The doomed romance of the film is introduced as Continue reading Silent Nights (2016) Short Film Review