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Review: The Guard

In this short from Sweven Films, security guard, and father-to-be, Denny is plagued by hallucinationsĀ 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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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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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

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Trailer Tuesday: Nina’s Melody

This short, from UK-based InTune Media. Set in pre-revolution Russia, the film centers around composer, Konstantin Eiges. One night, Konstantin is at a social event when he hears a melody he wrote being played in the next room. He is reminded of happier times when his muse, Nina, was still with him. This film was… Continue reading Trailer Tuesday: Nina’s Melody

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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 robotĀ companion… Continue reading Review: The Survivor

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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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGfQ2kv_MFA You can… Continue reading Trailer Tuesday: The Recursion Theorem