WHQR and Thalian Hall are bringing you the 2016 Oscar Shorts! Oscar Shorts showcases the best short films of 2015 and features today's most talented emerging filmmakers. Whether you like animation, live action, or documentaries, 2016 Oscar Shorts has something just for you. Check out the lineup below for a complete schedule of films:
Happy New Year to all our listeners! We hope you had a wonderful holiday and we look forward to bringing you great radio in 2016. Just like the old Mickey Mouse Club, we have different days here on Friday Feedback, and today, Mouseketeers, is another Gripe Day!
Listener Jack called in during Wednesday’s Coastline to ask that our guests not use the word “suck” as a term of disapproval. He felt it cheapens our language to use it as a word for something ugly, and suggest the guests use “stink” instead.
Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, Room is a unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child. After 5-year-old Jack (Jacob Tremblay) and his Ma (Brie Larson) escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world.
Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford star as 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes and anchor Dan Rather, in the gripping docudrama about the investigation into George W Bush's alleged draft-dodging during Vietnam. Truth is based on Mary Mapes' memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power. (121 minutes, Rated R)