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Review: Stars in Shorts

There are big names galore in this amalgam of short films — Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Branagh, etc. — and the celebs are having a holiday good time, even when the stories aren't particularly distinguished.

By GERALD PEARY  |  September 28, 2012

Review: The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2012: Animated

One film stands out among the Animated Shorts, Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby's Wild Life .
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 10, 2012

Review: Nine Nation Animation

The animated short is one of the most misunderstood genres in film.
Eclectic but masterful
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  April 15, 2011

Review: Shorts

Along with Grindhouse partner Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez is the reigning auteur of pulp cinema — but he also has a weakness for gonzo, FX-laden kiddie entertainment, like his Spy Kids trilogy.
Pre-pubescent palaver from Robert Rodriguez
By TOM MEEK  |  August 21, 2009