movies

Short Film Sunday: Portraits

Portraits is a short film anthology told in vignettes of five women, each embodying a part of ourselves we're not proud of. All of them remarkable relatable. They explore the concept of 'curated selves', the versions we show to the world versus who we really are. You'd expect to connect to one secret, not them… Continue reading Short Film Sunday: Portraits

books

Family-Friendly Friday: Fall Activities Edition

As much as I love Summer (and in the UK we were very lucky to get a heatwave), I can't wait for Fall to start. The evenings getting darker, the leaves on the trees turning beautiful colours and of course, Halloween and Bonfire Night. I think that Fall has a magical place in all our… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Fall Activities Edition

announcements, movies

Online Premiere: Shelter

Premiering today in honor of the 73rd anniversary of Germany's unconditional surrender bringing World War 2 to an end. 'Shelter' follows 3 British paratroopers (Jack O'Connell, Michael Smiley, and Ed Stoppard) in search of a hideout after the failed launch of operation Market Garden. They find shelter in a small isolated house, inhabited by two… Continue reading Online Premiere: Shelter

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Review: Shadow

Shadow, a short film written and directed by Nicholas Goodwin (who also plays Will), shines a light on the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. Jane (Revell Carpenter) is an innocent college freshman with a crush on her calculus tutor, Allen (Kumasi Hopkins). At the behest of his friend, Will, Allen invites Jane to… Continue reading Review: Shadow

movies

Review: All of Them-Elias

All of Them is a web series from Guerilla59, a London-based film collective. Each of the series' seven episodes focuses on a different character searching for love in London. The episode we were asked to review is Elias. Elias is a cocky 20-something dude who thinks he has the best of both worlds, skateboarding with… Continue reading Review: All of Them-Elias

games

First Impressions: Murderous Pursuits

Murderous Pursuits is a stealthy murder mystery game from Blazing Griffin, releasing later this month on Steam. I had the good fortune of being invited to its closed beta session this past weekend and was pleasantly surprised. This game is a spiritual successor to Blazing Griffin's previous title, the 2016 remake of The Ship. Before having the… Continue reading First Impressions: Murderous Pursuits