The new release “Foggy Days” marks yet another entry in a provocative parade of short films from Sweden. With the focus on modern love, it’s message is both timeless and universal. I daresay nearly all of us have been the guy and/or the gal in this story. I’ll confess to … [Read More]
I wasn’t sure where the new Swedish short “Alive” would take me. Not at any point was I confident how this well done tale of a disabled woman and her caregiver was ultimately going to wind up. Until, that is, the scene toward the story’s denouement when one of the … [Read More]
I got a chance to watch Looped Love over the holidays. I rarely watch these things and tend to have a specific skew when I do. I consider short films a way for aspiring directors to show off their understanding of film creation and exercise some of those talents. Something like … [Read More]
The Netflix movie Cargo is based on a 2013 short film in which a father must protect his infant daughter while maneuvering through a zombie apocalypse. An apocalypse brings out all the crazies. From blood thirsty flesh eaters to humans who are trying to survive by any means necessary. Cargo … [Read More]
“The Driving Seat” is a multi-awarded British short film featuring a long-married couple who’ve decided to rev up their sex life. In their driveway. In the front seat of their car. In the middle of the day. It’s hardly a surprise that Writer/Director Phil Lowe’s story is funny and quirky. … [Read More]
Faithful is a psychological thriller about a woman named Lauren who’s struggling in her relationship with a cheating husband. I often have the opportunity to review short films by aspiring Directors. By nature the budgets are minimal and the scripts spare. Still, the end result varies widely in terms of … [Read More]
Boys A friendship between two adolescent boys takes several abrupt turns one night, as the pair push boundaries and discover a new side of themselves. Forever Now After several years together, William and Cecilie break up. The same night, to treat the sorrow with love, they decide to do the … [Read More]
Blue Borsalino – When his first and only client wakes from a coma, a retired private investigator reveals a secret that has cast a shadow over his life for close to fifty years.
John Smistad shares another awesome 1 minute audio/video review, this time for the short film Gridlock the thriller Directed by Ian Hunt Duffy.
For my Audio Review of “Again” on the TMB YouTube channel please watch below:
There seems to be a wealth of Short Films on the movie market of late. And by all indications, their number only appears to be expanding exponentially. Some really good stories with substantial talent infusing them are given an opportunity to find an audience with economy of both scale and … [Read More]
An apocalyptic world. A devastated city. One last survivor. Edgar has learned to survive on his own avoiding contaminated areas by the “incident” which destroyed life as we knew it. But Edgar’s routine is suddenly disrupted by the discovery of a wall with graffitis by his bed. Just one word reveals the … [Read More]