Utilising time is an essential trick to creating a short film; with only so many minutes at hand, it’s important to keep track of what’s going on, making sure that nothing feels incomplete, yet also note taking it too far or moving it faster than it should be allowed to. It’s a difficult task, but Here Lies Joe handles this better than maybe any other … Continue reading Short Circuit: Here Lies Joe
The Watergate Scandal is quite possibly the archetypal political scandal (well, once you get past all the sex scandals that have arisen in more recent years that is.) It’s a perfect story for a thriller; there’s corruption, mystery and plenty of secret meetings in underground car parks, which is probably why it’s been covered in so many different ways, from All the President’s Men to … Continue reading Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House – Brand New Trailer!
Jason Raftopoulos’ film West of Sunshine looks like it will be a touching and beautiful piece of cinema. The entire film revolves around a day in the life of a father who is spending the day with his son whilst also trying to pay off his debt to a loan shark. The premise itself screams comedy, but this is not the case. The film takes … Continue reading West of Sunshine – Brand New Trailer!
Lore looks like it is a cross between The Descent and The Blair Witch Project, with a small hint of aliens thrown in (though I may be making that but up. I’m not sure.) There is little information to be gleaned from the trailer except that a teenager has gone missing and his mother is searching for him using her “special bond” and the help … Continue reading Lore – Brand New Trailer!
It feels like racial tension is everywhere at the moment, not least in the United States. With the regular clashes between both the left and the right wing constantly entering the news with every broadcast, it was never going to be long before Hollywood started jumping on the bandwagon and creating films about white supremacists and the people they associate with. Such is the case … Continue reading Brawl in Cell Block 99 – Brand New Trailer!