oscars

An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It (2022) Short Film Review

An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It (2022) Short Film Review

An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It (2022)Director: Lachlan PendragonScreenwriter: Lachlan PendragonStarring: Lachlan Pendragon, John Cavanagh, Michael Richard, Jamie Trotter What a breath of fresh air this 11-minute short film is. What a joyful expression of artistry. An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think […]

An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It (2022) Short Film Review Read More »

Living (2022) Review

Living (2022) Review

Living (2022)Director: Oliver HermanusScreenwriters: Kazuo IshiguroStarring: Bill Nighy, Alex Sharp, Aimee Lou Wood, Tom Burke Touching one of the most revered films by one of the most revered directors to ever call ‘Action’ on a film set is always a tricky business. And when it’s Akira Kurosawa you’re remaking – specifically his 1952 film Ikiru

Living (2022) Review Read More »

The Quiet Girl (2022) Review

The Quiet Girl (2022) Review

This may be a small-scaled and simple story, but that’s misleading in regards to the film’s humanist, spiritual power and its emotional intelligence. Not everyone is cut out to be a good mother or father: some are born to it but have their chance at being a parent cruelly snatched away, and some adults cause

The Quiet Girl (2022) Review Read More »

Haulout (2022) Short Film Review

Haulout (2022) Short Film Review

Haulout (2022)Directors: Maxim Arbugaev, Evgenia ArbugaevaStarring: Maxim Chakilev The Siberian Arctic. A dense ocean mist engulfs the horizon, covering sea, sand and objects in a deep grey. What’s beyond this place could be anyone’s guess. Then a man, armed with stick in hand, walks into shot. It’s like something from the pioneering early documentary film

Haulout (2022) Short Film Review Read More »

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (2022) Short Film Review

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (2022) Short Film Review

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (2022)Directors: Peter Baynton, Charlie MackesyScreenwriters: Charlie Mackesy, Jon CrokerStarring: Jude Coward Nicoll, Tom Hollander, Idris Elba, Gabriel Byrne The BBC and Apple TV+ animated children’s story book The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse is 2023’s all-star offering in the Oscars’ Animated Short category,

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (2022) Short Film Review Read More »

The Whale (2022) Review

The Whale (2022) Review

The Whale (2022)Director: Darren AronofskyScreenwriter: Samuel D. HunterStarring: Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Ty Simpkins, Hong Chau Director Darren Aronofsky achieved fame and prestige when his sophomore directorial and screenwriting masterpiece Requiem for a Dream received an Oscars nomination for Actress In a Leading Role for Ellen Burstyn in 2001, and has since gained a reputation

The Whale (2022) Review Read More »

The Windshield Wiper (2021) Short Film Review

The Windshield Wiper (2021) Short Film Review

The Windshield Wiper (2021) Director: Alberto Mielgo Screenwriter: Alberto Mielgo Starring: Eboni Adams, Kara Dyan Whitfield, Fanny Rosen, Charlie Bean, Jake Bercovici, Zachary Rosencrantz, Andrew Calder, Anca Tiribeia, Alberto Mielgo Spanish animator and artist Alberto Mielgo has offered a beautiful pastel-aesthetic animated short project in The Windshield Wiper that has been so articulately put together and

The Windshield Wiper (2021) Short Film Review Read More »

Wings (1927) Review

Wings (1927) Review

Wings (1927) Director: William A. Wellman Screenwriters: John Monk Saunders, Hope Loring, Louis D. Lighton Starring: Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston, El Brendel, Richard Tucker, Gary Cooper Wings, for better or for worse, is an important film. It was the first ever recipient of the Best Picture Academy Award in 1929.

Wings (1927) Review Read More »

Scroll to Top