Jubilation and revelry mark the beginning of Mother of George, the sophomore film from Andrew Dosunmu, as rhythmic drum beats and congregational singing usher the viewer through a traditional Nigerian wedding ceremony; a joyous procession shimmering in gilded light, illuminating golden headdresses and majestic robes of purple, bearing witness to the union of Adenike (Danai Gurira) and Ayodele (Isaach De Bankolé). It is an occasion steeped in the merriment of hope and cheer for the promising future that now lays before them, one hopefully filled with good health and financial success but, most importantly and above all, one filled with healthy children.
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from writer/director Peter Vack and his feature comedy Assholes, a story about two former addicts who meet at their psychoanalyst’s office, fall in love, and relapse big time turning into the biggest assholes
A new prologue short, titled Last Supper, has been released for the upcoming Alien: Covenant, which introduces us to the most certainly ill-fated crew of the Covenant. Directed by Ridley Scott, the film stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián
As we continue our partnership with Fandependent Films during their winter festival, this week I’d like to bring you the animated short Water Hunters from Massimo Ottoni and Salvatore Centoducati. The film takes place in a dystopian future where water is currency and
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Dresden Pictures and their upcoming film Biopunk. Directed by Liam Garvo, the film aims to be a cyberpunk thriller taking place in a dystopian future where humans have been transformed into a new breed
Acting as an extended ad for the (red) liqueur Campari, Killer in Red is one of the coolest commercials I’ve seen in a long time.
A we continue to highlight entries in this season’s Fandependent Film Festival, this week our pick comes to us from Chris de Krijger and Mischa Dols and their film Hemelpoort. The film revolves around a newly deceased man who, after entering the
In partnership with Fandependent Films, we’ll be presenting one short film every Friday that has been selected for their Winter Film Festival and to kick things off I just have to go with Bryan M. Ferguson‘s delightfully odd micro short Rubber Guillotine,
Out of curiousity, I went ahead and broke down the titles that ended up securing a place on my year-end list. Of the 50 titles, 52% of them happened to theatrical offerings while the other 48% were viewed via the internet; websites like