2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live Action

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Critic Reviews for 2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live Action

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (7)

  • From a son of white supremacists to real-life child murderers, the young men in four out of five of this year's films plunge into a darkness where adults fear not tread.

    Feb 14, 2019 | Full Review…

    Andrew Lapin

    Top Critic
  • Grim dramas dominate in a generally strong program.

    Feb 8, 2019 | Full Review…
  • This year's Oscar-nominated shorts carry plenty of emotional weight in their compact running times with stories that span life's breadth.

    Feb 7, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Four of the titles in question feature a child in some kind of horrific danger - whether it involves kidnapping, murder, accidental death or racial violence.

    Feb 7, 2019 | Full Review…
  • What awful childhood traumas are gnawing at the members of the Academy's short films and feature animation branch?

    Feb 6, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

    Ty Burr

    Boston Globe
    Top Critic
  • The future may look grim in these four shorts, but at least the next generation will have some great actors. All of the children in these shorts are excellent.

    Feb 6, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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