By Chris Barsanti
Unlike stiff features like The Reader or even the wildly uneven Curious Case of Benjamin Button, this year's Oscar-nominated shorts program is pretty much a risk-free venture.
Wild Nothing: Life of Pause
'Sun Ra: a Joyful Noise' and the Joy of Ra's Mythocracy
The Nebulas Are Not About Elitism, But About Giving a Platform to Good Sci-fi Stories
The X-Files: Season 10, Episode 4 - "Home Again"
Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 4 - "The Belle Alliance"
'The Witness': Puzzles Are Teachers, Puzzles Are Bullies
Tindersticks: The Waiting Room
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto: The Revenant
"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.