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Film Review: The Sky Has Fallen (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Within a couple of hours, a new disease wipes out almost all of mankind. Trying to avoid infection, people flee to remote locations, but they start seeing mysterious black figures, carrying away the dead and experimenting on them. Now, Lance and Rachel, two survivors determined to fight back, must kill the leader of these creatures before the rest of …

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Film Review: Seiren (short film) (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Seirēn is a short film about a fashion model who after a mysterious bite, develops an infection and transforms into a vicious Siren REVIEW: Yet another short film, kids! This time we have a tasty selection from Retro Grave Productions and writer/director Kat Threlkeld called SEIREN. This is a dark fantasy, focusing on a lovely swimwear model named Abigail …

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Film Review: Mute (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Mute, which follows a tongue-chopping madman chasing three kids who stumble into his neck of the woods REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have MUTE, written and directed by A Color Green (yea, I’m not making that up…..that is, in fact, the person’s name as listed). This is the directorial debut for A Color Green, a filmmaker, illustrator …

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Film Review: Pyotr495 (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Set one evening in present-day Moscow, 16 year-old Pyotr is baited by an ultra-nationalist group known for their violent abductions and attacks bolstered by Russia’s LGBT propaganda law, but Pyotr has a dangerous secret. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have PYOTR495, written and directed by Blake Mawson. Mr. Mawson is a well established actor, among his credits …

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Film Review: Commune (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A man takes a job as the guardian of a rundown London house. Charged with keeping the property secure, he soon realises that it’s not the building that needs protecting, but himself. A malevolent dark cult from the past, resides within the building and they are hunting for new members, stopping at nothing to make you, join them. REVIEW: …

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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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