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Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts Reviews

February 8, 2013
Trials and tribulations in myriad forms are at the center of all five Oscar-nominated documentary short films this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 31, 2013
As unreliable as the Academy Awards may be at every possible level, it's a relief to encounter the 2013 Oscar-nominated shorts ...
February 9, 2012
If you come to have your eyes opened to tales of human suffering and resilience, you stand to get more than your money's worth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 10, 2011
The documentary program is almost entirely devoted to well-intentioned presentations of bad news about the world.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 8, 2011
Unfortunately, this year's nonfiction crop largely underlines the limitations of movies with big subjects but compact running times.