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

Oscars 2014

Formed in 1927 by Louis B. Mayer, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was designed to deal with improving the industries image. At that time, movies were not seen on the same sophisticated level as literature, music and painting, so the Academy decided to congratulate its own in hopes of lending credence to their medium. It worked, and 86 years later, the Oscar ceremony is the largest, most watched and possibly most discussed award ceremony of the major four (Grammy, Emmy and Tony being the other three). 2013 proved to be one of the best and most diverse years for movie going in recent … Continue reading Oscars 2014

Oscars 2013

Sunday is the Eighty-Fifth Academy Awards Ceremony and with it, the conclusion of the Award Season. Twenty-four categories, one hundred and twenty-two nominees, fifty-two movies… It’s time for Oscar! ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln Cooper and Jackman both give good performances, Washington and Phoenix both gave great performances, but Day-Lewis is in a league on his own. He’s that good, and it’s entirely plausible that his Lincoln will be considered the Lincoln for years to come. Hugh Jackman – Les Misérables Joaquin Phoenix – The Master Denzel Washington – Flight ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Alan … Continue reading Oscars 2013