Today, we take a look at the five films nominated for the 2017 Academy Awards in the Live Action Short Subject category.
“Hey, Havens, why are you throwing out a clip for the new film from the director of Guardians of the Galaxy, yo?” It’s a fair question to ask. “You said you’re going to start promoting independent and foreign films!” Yep, you got that right! I am promoting an independent film here, from a long-time denizen of that wonderful circle of Dante’s Hell known as Troma Films. And you know I’m going to get up in your face when it comes to anything about Troma Films!
One of the nicer aspects of the explosion of “alternative programming” at movie theatres the last few years is the annual showing of the short subjects in movie theatres. This first of three articles looks at the beloved animated short films.
One of the things we’ll be regularly doing at FilmJerk is highlighting independent and foreign films we think you should be aware of that are coming out in the near future. Our first highlighted film is “In Search of Fellini.”
In ten short years, Mike Judge’s once savage film has gone from being satire to a too-accurate reflection of modern society. How did it happen? Why did it happen?
It’s your fault.
We begin (or conclude, depending on how you go about perusing) our eleventh series of articles with the most important and prestigious award in all cinema.