For years we’ve looked forward to watching the Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts. Holy shit in a wheel barrow, this year the real show was watching the stunned movie goers stagger out of the theater shell shocked and depressed.
One had a slightly bitter sweet message, but the rest were just depressing.
Skin (United States)
The was the only American film in the group. It was sort of a skin-head white-trash revenge film. It was squirmy and uncomfortable with a totally unrealistic ending that sort of wasted the message of the movie. We came up with a lot of much better endings and resolutions.
This was a bitter sweet story of an elderly woman and her caretaker. The message was about missed love and understanding. It had a bitter sweet ending. This was the only one that didn’t make me want to cry, scream, or throw something.
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