Stars In Shorts
Stars In Shorts (2012)

On the heels of the annual Oscar Nominated Short Films program, ShortsHD presents Stars in Shorts, a collection of short films featuring some of the world's biggest actors. Judi Dench is a neophyte in the complicated landscape of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 28, 2012
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Michael Upchurch
Seattle Times

They showcase not just the acting chops of Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Julia Stiles and others, but some fresh writing-directing talents, too.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Its most consistent pleasures derive more from its performances than from storytelling.

Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

It doesn't deliver a consistently enjoyable experience, because the quality of this compilation varies wildly.

Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

"Stars in Shorts" lives up to its title by offering the likes of Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Jason Alexander, Keira Knightley, Lily Tomlin, Kenneth Branagh and Julia Stiles in films ranging from eight to 25 minutes.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

None of the seven shorts here is worth a single, well-made feature.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Most of the shorts in this ambitious package are worthy of expanding for their own sakes.

Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

The performances in tandem with the writing take most of these seven movies to interesting places.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This assemblage of star-filled shorts makes for a generally rewarding grab bag.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Overall, this is a decent little collection, and worth seeing for those seeking something different.

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