Review: Shelter

Shelter, directed by Patrick Gather and Markus Meedt, is a dramatic short set in the Netherlands near the end of World War 2. Its plot centers on three British paratroopers, Private Charlie Miller (Jack O'Connell), Lance Corporal Frank Ainsworth (Michael Smiley), and Corporal Arthur Boleyn (Ed Stoppard),┬ásurvivors of the failed Operation Market Garden who find… Continue reading Review: Shelter

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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


Review: The Survivor

Set in a post-apocalyptic world where the air we breathe is toxic and fresh air is now a precious resource, The Survivor, a short film directed by Christopher Carson Emmons, is surprisingly well done and quite enjoyable. The short follows a young boy named Billy as he travels across the wasteland with his toy robot┬ácompanion… Continue reading Review: The Survivor


Trailer Tuesday: The Recursion Theorem

In this sci-fi film noir short from Cubit Films, a man wakes up in an unfamiliar room with no idea who he is or what's going on. While searching for a way out, he is forced to question what he knows about reality in this space that doesn't play by the rules. You can… Continue reading Trailer Tuesday: The Recursion Theorem


Attention Span: Creep

Creep was produced specifically for online release with a simplicity as its goal. It succeeded. Tells a complex tale with the barest of resources. One actor, one setting, one scene and not a single line of dialogue. Every bit of tension is produced by pace and sound cues. Displays more emotion in 2 minutes than… Continue reading Attention Span: Creep


Attention Span: Don’t Do It!

Last Wednesday, Ariescope released their annual Halloween short, Don't Do It!, starring Chase Williamson (JOHN DIES AT THE END, THE GUEST) and Sid Haig (THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, JACKIE BROWN). Goes to show what can be accomplished in a single setting with two actors, a Halloween costume, some Halloween decorations, and a pumpkin. The influence of… Continue reading Attention Span: Don’t Do It!