Out of Order – Cashpoint (Short Film Review)

Posted by - April 11, 2019
In the twenty-first century, dating apps seem to have taken over the social scene. In a society where people are far too busy to be able to take a moment to lookup from their phones in order to say hello, it’s all the easier to simply swipe left or right in the search for your

“This Condom Feels Very Thin” – Nevada (Short Film Review)

Posted by - July 4, 2018
Everyone has had that sense of fear when a sexual mishap could lead to an unplanned pregnancy. It is how we deal with it which builds us as human's. This is the framework for Emily Ann Hoffman's adorable animated short film Nevada. It follows the journey of young couple who are enjoying a romantic weekend

Los Ninos Robados – Falsified (Short Film Review)

Posted by - November 25, 2017
Between 1939 and 1975, under the regime of General Franco, a dreadful policy was instilled by the Spanish Ministry of Justice wherein, in order to quell the rise of Republicanism and racial “inferiority” at the earliest possible age, the children of those believed by Franco to be of lesser races or ideologies were taken from

Lost Face and Iron Balls – Lost Face (Short Film Review)

Posted by - September 23, 2017
I’ve always wanted to visit Canada. Seems nice. People have a reputation for friendliness and it has beautiful vistas; plus bears and universal health care which will allow me to live out my power fantasies of taking on a grizzly with a claw hammer and getting patched up for free after the inevitable. And it’s

“I’d Do Anything For Her” – Smashed (Short Film Review)

Posted by - June 28, 2017
Everyone remembers the days of house parties and people playing pranks on each other to impress their peers or, more importantly, to impress a girl. However, for South Australian-produced short film Smashed, this is a prank fuelled by jealousy which seemingly takes a twist leaving the viewer scratching their heads. The 12-minute short opens with

“X-Pro II, baby!” – Instapocalypse (Short Film Review)

Posted by - March 11, 2017
If the state of television these days tells us anything, it’s that the world is still very much under the thrall of the zombie apocalypse. The Walking Dead is still owning the airwaves, whilst the likes of Z-Nation and i-Zombie continue to garner cult followings. With such a saturation of walkers, it’s difficult to come

Broken Tags – Graffiti (Film Review)

Posted by - January 1, 2017
People look at me funny when I say I like romantic movies. I think they find it odd that someone who listens to Trent Reznor’s back catalogue on a regular basis can enjoy a romantic movie. But I fear they’ve gotten romantic and romantic comedies mixed up. A romantic film will often take you through

“As a Veteran Myself, it Was so Important to Get as Many of the Details Correct” – Chris King (The VH Interview)

Posted by - December 14, 2016
For some people, cramming several different emotions into a 12 minute film is probably like climbing Mount Everest. For award-winning director of the beautiful short film Birthday, Chris King takes the challenge in his stride and has gained critical acclaim for his efforts. Crediting his early fascination with character-driven films to the haunting performances in The