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Film Review: Meow (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: MEOW is a bloodstained genre mash offering life lessons in demonic cats, dubious landlords and overbearing mothers. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have MEOW, a crowd funded short film written and directed by Christopher Jopp. This is the story of Sam (Eleonore Dendy), who is moving into a new apartment all by herself, much to the chagrin …

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Film Review: The Itching (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: In this handmade collaboration, a shy Wolf tries to connect with a group of hip, party-loving Bunnies but finds her body is in revolt. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have THE ITCHING, an animated short written and directed by Dianne Bellino. When I say animated, I actually mean “claymation”, stop motion photography. I don’t see much of …

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Film Review: The Call (L’APPEL) (short film)

SYNOPSIS: Benoît, 50, is a police lieutenant wounded by the disappearance of his wife, Lise. Unable to perform his grief, he sees his physical and mental health decline when she mysteriously surface again years later. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have THE CALL (L’APPEL), written and directed by Alban Ravassard. The film is in French with English subtitles. …

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Film Review: Pigskin (short film) (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A high school cheerleader faces a grisly manifestation of her self-deprecating inner demons. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have PIGSKIN, directed by Jake Hammond and written by jake Hammon and Nicola Newton. This short was made through the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts, so I’m going out on a limb to say this is …

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Film Review: El Regreso De Sehdmeled (The Return of Sehdmeled) (short film) (2007)

SYNOPSIS: A group of archeologists travels to Egypt to transfer the London museum’s mummy Sehdmeled. But the guardians of the sands that are responsible for preserving intact the pyramid, are aware of the curse that hides Sehdmeled. REVIEW: Another short film! Today’s selection is EL REGRESO DE SEHDMELED(THE RETURN OF SEHDMELED) from Eskoria Films. Another Spanish language (no English subtitles) …

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Film Review: Shark Killer (2015)

SYNOPSIS: The services of shark killer Ace Hunter have been engaged by his brother Jake, the head of a West Coast crime ring. The gig: kill the black-finned shark that swallowed a valuable diamond during a gang transaction. Enlisted to keep an eye on Ace is Jake’s girlfriend, Jasmine. But Ace and Jasmine’s relationship deepens with the threats from a …

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Film Review: Boy Toys (short film) (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Two beautiful but vane men must survive and escape their cheerful hell as they are tormented by their unseen overlord. REVIEW: OK more short films, kiddies! Today we have BOY TOYS, a Canadian film directed by Trevor Kristjanson and based on a story by Trevor Kristjanson and Bjorn William Jakobson. The tagline for this film is “A child’s imagination …

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