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Film Review: Transmission (short film) (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Welcome To Britannia. Together We Stand Alone. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have TRANSMISSION, written and directed by Tom Hancock and Varun Raman. This film has been a selection is several international film festivals, gaining two wins (best international short, best British short) and 26 nominations in other categories. Our story opens on our …

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Film Review: Mute (short film) (2016)

Rate This Movie 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, …

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Film Review: Blood and Carpet (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In the late 1960s there were no CCTV or crime scene DNA testing, but disposing of a dead body was still bloody murder. REVIEW: I love period films, especially when the filmmaker gets it right. It’s difficult to create another era. The more recent the era, the more difficult the task. BLOOD AND CARPET takes place …

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Film Review: Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom (short film) (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A post-holocaust action adventure set on the deserted wastelands of Eastern Finland in 2034. A trio of synthesizer warriors calling themselves Nightsatan conduct musical rituals in order to maintain what is left of their sanity. REVIEW: Yet another short film, although this one isn’t the usual fare. From Twisted Films and writer/director Christer Lindstrom (AKA CHRZU), …

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Film Review: The Wild Hunt (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A medieval reenactment game turns into a Shakespearean tragedy when a non-player crashes the event to win back his girlfriend. REVIEW: This is a different film from the kind I usually get, and I’m finding it difficult to try and explain it. There are three seperate stories going on at the same time. Each runs parallel …

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Film Review: Shovel (short film) (2018)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A little girl looking for special attention walks on a thin line of reality. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have SHOVEL, written by Doug Newville and directed by Ryan Policky. This latest entry from a production company called Bloodshed Deathbath Productions (gotta love that…descriptive and straight to the point) has an oddly Frankenstein’s monster …

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Film Review: The Phantom of Regular Size (short film) (1986)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A man gradually transforms into a robotic, metal-encrusted monster. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! And I’m really excited about this one. Today we have Futsû saizu no kaijin (The Phantom of Regular Size), a film from 1986 written and directed by Shin’ya Tsukamoto. Some of you out there may recognize the director’s name. That’s because he …

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