OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS 2015 – DOCUMENTARIES

For the past ten years, ShortsHD™, the global Short Movie Channel (www.shorts.tv), has worked with Magnolia Pictures to bring the Oscar Nominated short programs (Live Action/Animation/Documentary) to theaters, giving audiences a chance to see the nominees prior to Hollywood’s Big Night. This Friday, the five nominees for Documentary short film will play as one program Denver, CO at the Sie Film Center. Visit http://www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/detail.aspx?id=27220 for screening times, ticket prices and additional info. All photos courtesy of ShortsHD. Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (USA/40 mins/2014) – Last year it was Lone Survivor, this year it is American Sniper, both based on real Navy Seals, both … Continue reading OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS 2015 – DOCUMENTARIES

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 – ANIMATION

For the past ten years, ShortsHD™, the global Short Movie Channel (www.shorts.tv), has worked with Magnolia Pictures to bring the Oscar Nominated short programs (Live Action/Animation/Documentary) to theaters, giving audiences a chance to see the nominees prior to Hollywood’s Big Night. This Friday, the five nominees for Animated short film will play as one program Denver, CO at Landmark’s Chez Artiste. Visit http://www.landmarktheatres.com/denver/chez-artiste-theatre for screening times, ticket prices and additional info. All photos courtesy of ShortsHD. A Single Life (The Netherlands/2 mins/2014) – A young woman (Pien Feith) sits alone in her apartment eating pizza when a mysterious vinyl record appears. She places the … Continue reading OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 – ANIMATION

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 – LIVE ACTION

For the past ten years, ShortsHD™, the global Short Movie Channel (www.shorts.tv), has worked with Magnolia Pictures to bring the Oscar Nominated short programs (Live Action/Animation/Documentary) to theaters, giving audiences a chance to see the nominees prior to Hollywood’s Big Night. This Friday, the five nominees for Live Action short film will play as one program Denver, CO at Landmark’s Chez Artiste. Visit http://www.landmarktheatres.com/denver/chez-artiste-theatre for screening times, ticket prices and additional info. All photos courtesy of ShortsHD. Aya (Israel – France/39 mins/2012) – Aya (Sarah Adler) was waiting for her friend’s flight to land when a driver (Gil Wasserman) handed her a sign … Continue reading OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 – LIVE ACTION

INHERENT VICE

The Academy Awards nominations for achievement in motion pictures arts and sciences have been announced and thus, the usual hand wringing and nay saying has commenced. The Academy does excellent work throughout the year, but it is always their winter show that attracts the most attention, money and opinions. Although the list of sixty nominees is an impressive one, one of the aggravating aspects again lies in the Motion Picture Category where voters are allotted ten slots to choose the best theatrically released movies of the year. Four years ago the category expanded from five nominees to ten, and for one … Continue reading INHERENT VICE