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Oscar Shorts 2015: Animated

As per usual, the animated Oscar shorts far outshone the live-action ones this year. Is it even a competition anymore? ...was it ever? I guess that's why they have separate categories. The animated shorts kick ass every time. 1. Me and My Moulton (Canada/Norway) First up, we have the endearing tale of a young girl, her two sisters, and… Continue reading Oscar Shorts 2015: Animated

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Oscar Shorts 2015: Live Action

Welp, it's awards season, and that means only one thing here on Whoosh: Oscar short film reviews! This week you're getting the live-action, and next week (which is actually going to be after the Oscars air because I didn't get my shit together much in advance this year) you'll get the animated. If you're in the… Continue reading Oscar Shorts 2015: Live Action

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Oscar Shorts 2014: Animated

Last week I told you what I thought of the live action Oscar nominated shorts for the upcoming Oscars, which means this week we get to talk about the much more light-hearted animated shorts. I don't know what it is about animation that makes people opt for happier stories, but pretty much every year the… Continue reading Oscar Shorts 2014: Animated

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Oscar Shorts 2012: Animated

There's a theater in the University District called the Varsity, and every year right before the Oscars they do showings of all of the nominated short films. Words cannot describe how brilliant this idea is. Ever since I found out about it (which, admittedly, was only last year), I've been going. It makes you feel… Continue reading Oscar Shorts 2012: Animated