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2018 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live Action Reviews

March 3, 2018
This is a time of heightened engagement by both filmmakers and the Academy itself, and this year's ballot certainly reflects that mindset.
February 9, 2018
As always, there is an eclectic mix.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 9, 2018
As a group, these short films sing.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 8, 2018
The Oscar-nominated shorts may have smaller running times, but the themes tackled are often big.
Top Critic
February 8, 2018
This year's crop of Academy Award-nominated live action shorts - several of them made as newbie filmmakers' calling cards - make up in earnest humanity for what they lack in technical sophistication.
February 7, 2018
While the entries are strong, they're far from definitive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 7, 2018
One of the best line-ups in this category in years.
February 7, 2018
Four of the five live-action short films nominated for Oscars this year feel so weighty that the lone comedy comes as something of a relief.