Short Films

Oscar Animated Shorts

The 2019 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts Reviewed and Ranked


Short-form Academy Award nominees hit theaters this week and on VOD later this month. The animation bunch is all pretty good to great.

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In a Post-‘Crazy Rich Asians’ World, Let’s Also Celebrate Homegrown Singaporean Cinema


Up-and-coming Singaporean filmmakers have their own vision of the country to share.

Joy In People

‘Joy In People’ Blends Documentary and Fiction to Examine Mob Mentality


By placing a fictional character in a soccer crowd, this short film takes a unique look at nationalism.


The Quiet, Necessary Radicalism of Barry Jenkins’ Movies


We explore two movies from Jenkins’ filmography that prove that this director knows exactly how to use the power of film to affirm the humanity of society’s most persecuted.

Christian Cerezo

Get Trapped in a Room with ‘The Only People Who Have Seen Rob’s Penis’


Experience your most specific stress dream in this tender, funny short!

Moonlight Beach Chiron

What We Can Learn From ‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins’ First Short Film


Barry Jenkins wrote and directed ‘My Josephine’ in 2003 as a film student.

Stop Making Sense

Jonathan Demme’s ‘Stop Making Sense’ Is Much More Than A Concert Film


Once in a Lifetime a film comes around that shatters genre conventions. 

johnny express

The ‘Futurama’-esque Space Delivery Absurdity of ‘JohnnyExpress’


Dear Satan

An Unfortunate Christmas Typo Created ‘Dear Satan’


We all make mistakes. Just not like this.