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2nd International Festival of Short Films
"...Directed by: Various. Eleven short live-action films. Two hours total running time. Some excellent films. Some..."

April 29, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Live Action
Short films come in nice packages.
"...This year’s quintet of Oscar-nominated, live-action short films is, as ever, a mixed bag of issue-oriented filmmaking,..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Academy Award-Nominated Short Films 2003
A package of some of the most recent animated and live-action Oscar nominees.
"...immediately apparent about this collection of five Oscar-nominated short films that makes them so obviously deserving of Academy distinction...."

April 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Short Films: Program B
The collected films in Program B examine suffering from different angles
"...Owing to their longer running times, the five films nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject have been divided..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Animation
See the five animated shorts in competition for the Oscar, and judge for yourself.
"...up predicting the Academy Awards. Most years the wrong films are nominated, every year the wrong films win (as..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

On the Cutting Edge: Four Short Films About Violence Against Women
"...Anne Pratten. This 1992 film compiles four short, experimental films that all examine the topic of violence against women...."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
"...career, personal eccentricities, and overall cultural importance, 32 Short Films will explain very little about why Gould is such..."

June 10, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

First International Festival of Short Films
"...Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation, etc.). With short films ranging in tone from perverse to touching, and surreal..."

June 18, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Drafthouse Films Targets 'Ms. 45'
Alamo distro arm picks up Abel Ferrara revenge classic
"...Ms. 45, he created an exploitation masterpiece. Now Drafthouse Films is slamming a new clip in the deadly classic...."

Oct. 8, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2013: Animation
A dog in Eden, Maggie Simpson in an Ayn Rand daycare center, and creative guacamole making are some of the ideas conjured in this collection.
"...The five films the Academy anointed as nominees for this year's Best..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2012: Live Action
Good things come in small packages.
"...All five of the nominated live-action films embody the great promise of short filmmaking: to crystallize..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drafthouse Films Gets Cannonized
Drafthouse Films acquires Cannon Films documentary
"...horror franchises, either. Many of the most ridiculously cool/strange/WTF?! films came courtesy of two Israeli cousins, Menahem Golan and..."

Dec. 1, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Bob Ray Goes Apesh!t, Commits to Creating Four Films By End of Summer
Bob Ray embarks on a short-filmmaking binge
"...when he announced his plans to shoot four new films in the next few weeks...."

Aug. 8, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation
The Academy's five favorite animated shorts, plus two ringers
"...The five films nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet
Fox fairies, ultra-violence, and amnesia dominated 2015
"...you ate that sandwich, or that bill passed. But films get weird in a town like Austin, where the..."

Jan. 2, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Short Films: Program A
Program A consists of the two longest doc shorts, and they’re among the best of the batch.
"...Owing to their longer running times, the five films nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject have been divided..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Experimental Films
"...Tuesday's offering consists of an interesting collection of short films by experimental film directors. The most mainstream amongst this..."

May 31, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Childhood trauma dominates this year's narrative short list
"...holds together this year’s Academy Award-nominated short live action films, it has to do with children in harm’s way...."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation
Watch and prepare for your Oscar pool
"...in the field of animation, the five chosen short films all boast some excellence in whichever style of animation..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Why not form an opinion instead of guessing what will win?
"...comedy. That bias trickles down to the live-action short films category, as well; social justice themes play better than..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2011: Animation
Get a leg up on your Oscar pool by checking out all the nominees in this category.
"...for pollution presented like one of those peppy educational films of yore (“Pollution: It’s your privilege and your duty”!),..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Academy Award-Nominated Short Films 2004
A program of eight short films nominated for live-action and animated Academy Awards in 2004.
"...in Rebel Without a Cause. While most of the films presented here have at the very least a certain..."

April 1, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Five Austin Films to Stream Right Now
A local list of flicks to keep you from thinking about cedar fever
"...best of you? We recommend you check out these films with Austin ties...."

Jan. 12, 2018 Chron Events Post by Josh Kupecki

Drafthouse Films Picks Up 'Borgman'
Tim League and co. bring home another souvenir from Cannes
"...Drafthouse Films has done it again...."

May 31, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Films for the Forest Screening Tonight
Richard Linklater, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, and others judge
"...of Downtown? Look no further than tonight's screening of Films for the Forest...."

March 10, 2013 SXSW Post by Monica Riese

Drafthouse Films Takes 'Pietà'
Could Oscar come knocking for Korean family drama?
"...Last year, local film distribution house Drafthouse Films took a gamble on Belgian gangland drama Bullhead, and..."

Oct. 9, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Drafthouse Films Acquires 'Graceland'
Plus news on Fantastic Fest's bumper contest
"...Drafthouse Films just doesn't slow down...."

Aug. 30, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Drafthouse Films Acquires Sweaty Donald Pleasance, Doomed 'Roos
Drafthouse Films acquires Ozploitation Classic 'Wake in Fright'
"...Drafthouse Films has announced their acquisition of the long-unseen Australian outback..."

July 19, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Who's Laughing Now? Drafthouse Films 'Klown' Set for July Release
Drafthouse Films third release forthcoming
"...Your summer just got weirder. Drafthouse Films has announced that they have acquired Klown, Danish director..."

May 2, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Drafthouse Films Acquires New Film
SXSW hit 'The FP' to be distributed in 2012
"...Drafthouse Films, the year-old distribution arm of Alamo Drafthouse, announced today..."

Aug. 1, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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