Unseen Heroes & Hidden Fixes Exposed: Must-See Documentary Shorts Battle!

Fixes for what’s broken, unheard voices and heroes star in the documentary shorts race

The Oscar-nominated short documentaries this year unravel narratives of struggle and empowerment, shedding light on how we grapple with the intricacies of life. They propose solutions for what’s damaged, amplify voices that have been overlooked, and honor unsung heroes. ‘A to Z of Banned Books’ Sheila Nevins, despite the title of her film, prefers using … Read more

Shocking Animation Styles! Emotionally Intense Shorts Battle for Top Contender Spot!

Emotionally complex and visually distinctive styles mark the animated shorts contenders

The animated short films nominated for an Oscar this year, while featuring narratives about children, are definitely crafted with an adult audience in mind. These artistically unique and emotionally profound films explore themes such as the devastation of war, the consequences of political suppression, and the human confrontation with mortality. ‘Correspondence with a Pig’ “Correspondence … Read more

Unbelievable Screen Moments: The Envy Awards Honor Weird & Wild Cinema Highlights!

The Envy Awards: Honoring those offbeat, off-kilter and off-putting screen moments

On March 10, the Dolby Theater in Hollywood will host the 96th Academy Awards, where almost two dozen categories of outstanding talent will be honored. However, as we’ve observed at The Envelope throughout the years, not every remarkable performance, significant trend or breathtaking scene receives the recognition it deserves. That’s why we make it a … Read more

Shocking Family Fight for Justice After Daughter’s Tragedy: ‘To Kill a Tiger’ Exposed!

‘To Kill a Tiger’ chronicles an Indian family’s battle for justice for their daughter

Nisha Pahuja’s poignant documentary, “To Kill a Tiger,” provides an unsparing examination of a father’s relentless pursuit of justice after his 13-year-old daughter is kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three men in a remote Indian village. Pahuja, the director behind the 2012 News & Documentary Emmy-nominated documentary, “The World Before Her,” describes the process of … Read more