I was practically born with a weakness for anthology horror. My mom raised me on scary stuff. There were nights on the couch, watching scary movies and munching popcorn with the lights off, and I always had a weakness for The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits. As I got older, I discovered I liked […]
Right from the beginning, “The Root of the Problem” grabs you with a delightfully campy yet intense delivery. In this short film from 2012, Director Ryan Spindell ratchets up the tension from the opening moments and delivers an episode of mysterious dread in a 1950s dentist’s office. This tale would have been right at home […]
In “Connected,” Luke Gilford’s short film set in the near-future, Pamela Anderson plays Jackie, an aging looker having a mid-life crisis. Jane Fonda provides voiceover as a motivational speaker who urges Jackie to give-in to a new lifestyle in a commune-like environment. Although the first few minutes might seem somewhat mundane, Pam shows surprising depth in […]
Today, for Short Film Friday, I’ve selected State Zero, a short post-apocalypse film by Andree Wallin. This low-budget indie film looks like a big-budget blockbuster. The description from the State Zero YouTube channel sets the stage as such:
Submitted for your review today, three dark and original short films you can watch in a half hour when you’re killing time. I found them all entertaining.