Film Review: Recompence (short film) (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A girl wakes up in the middle of the woods with no memory of what has happened prior to that. She is injured and confused when she starts seeing a shape, or figure, that is following her. REVIEW: Shot in black and white this 27 minute dialog-less somber haunting piece explores the art of contrast and shadows. Stark whites and deep blacks provide a colder and more focused visual that intentionally draws attention to … Continue reading

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Film Review: My Monster (short film) (2009)


SYNOPSIS: What happens if you get strong feelings for someone you just tortured and killed? REVIEW: If I had to describe this film in one word, I’m afraid that it would be – amateur. And that’s the nicest way of putting it. It puts me in mind of a high school college project, with every possible kind of effect on Final Cut Pro just thrown in because they can (and they’ve only just learnt how … Continue reading

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Film Review: Video Geisteskrank (2008)


SYNOPSIS: After watching a series of notorious shock films, our lead falls into the life of murder and mayhem. Slowly but surely his mind is in a world of his own as he keeps a girl in his bathroom to torture. REVIEW: A black and white movie plays on as a young boy sits down to view some “so-called” extreme films that inspire him into a life of violence. With a checklist in hand, he … Continue reading

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