For a filmmaker to hear that their feature film would be better off as a short, that’s tough. If they were to hear their short should be turned into a feature, now that’s a compliment. I think that’s what the short film showcases at festivals advertise: do we want to see more of this? It’s […]
The first program for the brand new Short Cuts International program this year at TIFF looks largely at the perceived rules and attitudes that we as humans aspire/adhere to within social contexts and how easily that bond can be manipulated. The Warren deals with a nighttime Israeli Defense Force raid into the titular refugee camp, […]
Buried deep within layers of overly analyzed obfuscation and mixed metaphors, there's a genuinely sweet story inside of Primer director Shane Carruth's Upstream Color that he just can't quite get a handle on. And yet, that's part of what makes it so interesting in the first place.