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Review: The Guard

In this short from Sweven Films, security guard, and father-to-be, Denny is plagued by hallucinations of violence toward his wife and unborn son. The film opens with a visceral punch to the gut and that intensity never truly lets up. Are these visions the result of his fears or premonitions? Is his sleep deprivation cause or… Continue reading Review: The Guard

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Family-Friendly Friday: Snowpeople Edition

Have a snow day any day with these books and short films featuring snowpeople! Books The Fox & the Snowman by Angela Muse (Author),‎ Helen Wu (Illustrator) This is a story of a lone fox and his journey through a year of changing seasons. He discovers friendship and family in this colorful winter tale. Available… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Snowpeople Edition

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Review: Miss J

UK-based HeavyWait creates female-driven narratives that bring attention to social issues. Their second short, Miss J., written and directed by Amani Zardoe, centers around a Muslim teenager named Deema. Her brother, Hakeem, has disappeared. The media claim he ran off to Syria to join a terrorist organization because he's Muslim and as we know to… Continue reading Review: Miss J

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Review: The Room

Often hailed as one of the worst movies ever made, The Room seems like an exercise to show how NOT to make an independent film failing to meet the most basic standards of what makes a movie good. Despite plentiful shortcomings, The Room is far from unwatchable. It's actually enjoyable from an ironic point of… Continue reading Review: The Room

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Trailer Tuesday: Monkeys in the Garden

Monkeys in the Garden is a short film by Ireland based production company, Je Suis Le Cat. https://vimeo.com/237451477 Written and directed by Marie Clare Cushinan, it has been an official selection at Galway Film Fleadh, Richard Harris International Film Festival, and this past weekend's Waterford Film Festival. For more from Je Suis Le Cat: check… Continue reading Trailer Tuesday: Monkeys in the Garden

games

4 Indie Horror Games To Die For This Halloween

It's that time of the year once again, leaves are changing colors, it's getting colder outside and Halloween is almost upon us and that means it's time for horror games.  A staple genre, horror games earned their place in video game history with some AAA heavy hitters ranging from Alone in the Dark to Resident… Continue reading 4 Indie Horror Games To Die For This Halloween