Road to Oscars, Short Films

ROAD TO OSCARS: The Live Action Shorts (2021)

Perhaps unsurprisingly, four of the five live action short films nominated at the 2021 Oscars revolve around policing or the prison system. After a year of protests for racial justice around the world, these short films seek to further examine the relationship between civilians and…

Film Reviews, Films, Short Film

REVIEW: Do No Harm (2019)

Do No Harm is an insanely well-made short film. Director Sam Blakeney-Edwards has crafted an unnerving film with a strong beginning, middle and end (all inside of 12 minutes). The premise of the film is about a Junior doctor ‘Dr Bloom’ (Oliver Rednall) on the night shift…

Film Reviews, Films, Short Film

REVIEW: Ian (Short)

Inspired by the real life story of Ian, a young boy who was born with cerebral palsy, Abel Goldfarb’s animated short film about the titular boy is a sweet and profound revelation, even for a child’s perspective, where its strength lies. It tells of a…