Satyajit Ray is regarded as one of the best Indian movie directors, as well as, scriptwriters, filmmakers and authors. Being from Bengal origin, most of his films and stories revolve around the Bengali culture. I came across one such gold while I was down a YouTube rabbit hole. Anukul is a … [Read More]
Ricky is in prison. He’s going to be there awhile. But for how many years? This is the crux of the new short film, “Shadow Man”, as we listen in on a brief yet absorbing conversation between a desperate man and a woman who holds the fate of his life … [Read More]
Seeing is not believing in this thrilling horror short. When Inveigh starts off we see woman who wakes up in a basement with no recollection of how she got there. Soon her kidnapper appears, tortures her and is seemingly trying to get some information out of the bound and … [Read More]
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.