Skyborn (2012) – Short Film Review

Imagine a brand new dystopia where our insistence in fossil fuels has covered the entire land with thick fog. That is the premise of Jamie Stone’s 2012 near-fantasy film Skyborn. Set in a distant future, Skyborn revolves around the end of the world we know it. Humanity has been pushed out of cities and now fends for itself in the country. Due to the fog, … Continue reading Skyborn (2012) – Short Film Review

Ode Short Film – World Art Day Premiere

“A human being who is an artist because he was given all these divine connotations.” Wednesday the 15th April is World Art Day. It is an ode of those creatives who dazzle us with movies, paintings, dancing, and more. Though these are uncertain times for artists everywhere, they will always be creating. New worlds and new perspectives to shine on in darker times. They are … Continue reading Ode Short Film – World Art Day Premiere

The Sandman (1992) – Short Film Review

“Mr Sandman, bring me a dream”… More like bring me a Nightmare… The modern perception of The Sandman legend is a creature that uses sand to bring dreams to sleeping children. Like the character from Rise of the Guardians, he is the protector of children and giver of pleasant fantasies. Yet in director Paul Berry’s dark vision of The Sandman, he is a creature to be feared indeed.  The short opens looking … Continue reading The Sandman (1992) – Short Film Review

Private Parts – Short Film

Channel 4’s Random Acts has certainly brought us the weird and wonderful from British and Global film-making. Tackling strange or sometimes hard-hitting subjects with an air of weirdness, the series of short films from talent filmmakers has been a source of emotion and entertainment. And we’re going to go below the belt with Anna Ginsburg’s superbly eye-opening and colourful look at Private Parts. The film … Continue reading Private Parts – Short Film

The House Of Small Cubes – Short Film Review

The idea of flashback through one’s life is a seriously overexplored storytelling technique by now, however, The House Of Small Cubes executes it in a near-perfect way. Living in a town steadily being submerged, a widower is forced to keep adding levels to his house, always keeping a trap door to the lower floors. After losing his pipe, he decided to journey down the house, … Continue reading The House Of Small Cubes – Short Film Review

A Teachable Moment – Short Film Review

Occasionally, your darling precious children will go down the wrong route. Not saying they will, but certainly the allure of being totally and completely naughty could set them off on a horrible path that would see them as degenerates; low-lives behind bars that have smashed all their prospects like the window of the car they’ve just stolen. At some point, a crook will be found … Continue reading A Teachable Moment – Short Film Review