FILM REVIEW: Oscar shorts show brilliance in brevity, on screen at the Princess Theatre

It’s astonishing how much sentiment a few well-paced moments can command. For all the hype that surrounds the big-budget entries at the annual Hollywood love-in that is the Oscars, there’s something special about the nominations for shorts. Few of these cartoons and live-action films will ever get much attention, compared to their longer brethren – […]

FREE STUFF: Win entry to Oscar Shorts

When comedian Steven Wright won an Academy Award for best live action short in 1989, he gave the shortest speech in Oscar history: “I guess it’s a good thing we cut those extra twenty minutes. Thank you.” No, thank you, Steven, for shedding light on the often ignored but worthy craft of short filmmaking – […]