2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live Action Reviews

February 22, 2019
Take it from me: watch the documentary and animated shorts and leave most of these alone. This is unquestionably an off year for this category and certainly not representative of its greatest abilities.
February 9, 2019
I don't know if this is the worst batch the Academy has ever managed to compile for consideration, but it's a pretty bad bunch. Some of the films are downright insulting.
February 7, 2019
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.
February 6, 2019
What awful childhood traumas are gnawing at the members of the Academy's short films and feature animation branch?