Tag Archives: Short Film

Saturday Matinee: Peter and Ben

After 30 years of solitude, Peter forms an unlikely friendship with a fellow loner By aeon ‘I had left my flock, and Ben had left his.’ After taking a walk through a remote Welsh valley, Peter committed himself to a … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Genius Party double feature

Synopsis from Shout Factory: “Simply mind-blowing. A must see!” – Niels Matthijs, Screen Anarchy From groundbreaking animation outfit STUDIO 4°C (MFKZ, Mind Game) comes two extraordinary projects with a shared, simple vision: to take an all-star team of some of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Next Floor

“Next Floor” (2008) is a Canadian short directed by Denis Villeneuve. The mostly wordless film depicts a decadent banquet attended by servers and valets, with eleven gluttonous guests endlessly engorging themselves until they reach a sudden limit to their apparent … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Rakka

From Oats Studios Rakka is the story of broken humanity following the invasion of a technologically superior alien species. Bleak, harrowing and unrelenting, the humans we meet must find enough courage to go on fighting. Directed by Neill Blomkamp and … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Corporate Monster

By Rob Munday Source: Short of the Week From New Coke to the New World Order, conspiracy theories are rich throughout history and that stranger you meet in the bar, or family member you get stuck with at a wedding, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Happiness (Short Film)

Happiness – by Steve Cutts Can we buy happiness? Are we really trapped? An economic textbook about our contemporary society By Chiara Pascali Source: GoodShortFilms Try to google the word Happiness, the first (sponsored) result of your search will be shophappiness.com. Happiness can be bought. … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Monkey’s Teeth

‘The Monkey’s Teeth,’ French cartoon written by patients in a mental hospital By Oliver Hall Source: Dangerous Minds Les dents du singe (The Monkey’s Teeth) is the directorial debut of René Laloux, the animator who made Fantastic Planet and Time … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Seam

A Synthetic Human Fights to Survive in Visually Stunning Scifi Short Seam  By Cheryl Eddy Source: io9 In the not-too-distant future, a tenuous peace between humans and remarkably humanlike “machines”—some don’t even know they’re not real—is tested when synthetics begin … Continue reading

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