The Summers Brothers’ short horror I’ll Be Back Tomorrow plays with safe tropes: haunted houses, nightmares coming true and noises mistaken to be coming from some unknown creature that happen to be made by housepets
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Two standard expressions spring to mind after having watched Haonan Wang’s superbly crunchy relationship horror drama Bubble: “You are so cute, I could eat you up” and “You destroy the thing that you love.”
It’s a very personal project for the director Noelia Mª Muino Gonzalez who shot her genre-esque period drama Monte Bravo in her home village in the Spanish province of Galicia, with all-amateur cast from the region.
Hawken dances around the story with a zest of a boxer that is about to win his title. He is literally in the story, alert, compationate, intimate, and Shauna Macdonald’s performance is dank, sincere and unforgettable.
Set to the sinister score composed by Richard Canavan, the film plays with the steel blue coldness at night and blinding whitness of the snowy landscape in daylight, with Steve Cardno’s photography that expands the feeling of entrapment.
Berlinale Shorts Competition The streets should be full of disco balls to give a touch of glamour to the big city gloom. I vote we install one in front of every single entrance of the colourless housing projects to shine a glittery light on their secret stars, just like in Diogo Costa Amarante’s Berlin Shorts […]
One wouldn’t expect to find a Syrian barber on such a tiny island as the Scottish Isle of Bute.
Penned by Rosy Barnes, the script is built on black humor, witty dialogues, and a weird type of action that true genre lovers will know to appreciate.
Caitlin Black’s sophomore short 12th Man is based on the script by the newcomer Jack Gemmell whose insightful writing brings the plight of two lovers close to the viewer.