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
This week's Family-Friendly Friday theme is Ghosts. They may make things go bump in the night, but with these ghosts you aren't in for a fright. Ghosties: A Silly Rhyming Spooky Picture Book for Kids by Gerald Hawksley Halloween is in the air. You'd like to see a ghost - but where? At night when… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Ghost Edition
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!
Produced in 2012, The Sleepover was a proof-of-concept for a feature that has yet to materialize. Imagine a world where slasher movies are real, and they're all set in your hometown. It's an original idea done quite well, except for one thing. All of the characters are archetypes. For a short, it's tolerable but in a feature,… Continue reading Attention Span: The Sleepover
Pumpkins aren't just for lattes. You can also stab them with a butcher knife and rip their guts out. If you're looking for inspiration for your own Jack 'o Lanterns, please look further as this is not the post for you. Most of these pumpkin carving adventures do not end well for at least one… Continue reading 6 Short Films About Pumpkin Carving Gone Wrong
Today marks the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in favor of Marriage Equality. To commemorate this important step in the journey toward equality for all, we bring you seven films (one for every color of the rainbow) about LGBTQ life. The Blue Dress Directed by: Lewis Martin Starring: Loles León & Javier Lerma. When… Continue reading Love is Love: 7 LGBTQ Shorts for Pride 2016