Clara and Francis are having a chill day, eating pasta, reading the newspapers. When Francis tries to initiate a more pleasurable activity, everything seems to get in the way. A refreshing portrait of the un-glamorous side to sex, director Geneviève… Continue Reading
Sam starts working at Spoetnik, a clandestine chips stand named after its specialty. Right across the street is a brothel with an alluring girl who evidently needs Sam’s help. A slightly surreal tale of love at first sight, Noël Loozen’s Spoetnik doesn’t do… Continue Reading
La Ville des pirates (City of pirates in the english version) is a 1983 French fantasy film directed by Raúl Ruiz. Made during Ruiz’s most active and fruitful era of filmmaking, the film is considerably one of Ruiz’ best works and exemplifies several recurring… Continue Reading
The 11 min short, written and directed by Celine Held and Logan George, is more than just a gross-out comedy. Fueled by coke, a desperate couple attempts to capitalize on an unlikely opportunity. Under the darkly comedic veil of repulsion lies… Continue Reading
“Fill your heart with French Fries” is a short sad comedy written and directed by Tamar Glezerman, about a woman who gets dumped by her girlfriend at a fast food joint, and, too sad to go home, just stays there… Continue Reading
Minneapolis country-leaning indie band Night Moves were formed by three high-school friends in 2010. Guitarist/lead vocalist John Pelant, bassist Mickey Alfano, and multi-instrumentalist Mark Ritsema had all played in various Twin Cities bands like the Battle Royale and Mouthful of Beesbefore coming together to form Night Moves. Rather than build… Continue Reading
Ivan wakes up after a night party. A youg girl, Nadia, is preparing breakfast. Things start to feel uncomfortable. El desayuno (The breakfast in the english version) is short film by Pablo Guerrero.
Traction is an awkward short film comedy about first dates, race, and racism. Directed, acted and written by Rory Uphold, the film stands for finding the uncomfortable truth in any situation. There’s a moment in the film where Andy (played by… Continue Reading
Ormie is a Pig, in every sense of the word. Pig see cookie. Pig want cookie. But they are out of reach…or are they? See Ormie’s attempts to gain the warm sweet taste that is his obsession. A short film… Continue Reading
It’s not unusual to experience overwhelming amounts of unease and uncertainty when you have your first child; there’s a societal pressure to be the perfect parent, and anxiety, sleep loss, and depression are all natural reactions to childbirth. What isn’t… Continue Reading
Perfetti sconosciuti (Perfect strangers in the english version) is a 2016 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Paolo Genovese.The film brings a bitter ensemble with an impressive cast that poses the question: How well do we really know those close to us? During a dinner party,… Continue Reading
9½ Weeks is a 1986 American erotic romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne. The film is based on the 1978 memoir of the same name by Austrian-American author Ingeborg Day. It stars Kim Basinger as Elizabeth McGraw and Mickey Rourke as John Gray. McGraw is a New York City art gallery employee who has… Continue Reading
Diner is a 1982 American comedy-drama written and directed by Barry Levinson. The film is Levinson’s screen directing debut, and the first of Levinson’s four “Baltimore Films” set in his hometown during the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s. Set in the northwest section of Baltimore, Maryland, during the… Continue Reading
The Jezabels are an Australian indie rock band formed in Sydney in 2007. They consist of Nik Kaloper on drums, Samuel Lockwood on lead guitar, Hayley Mary (also known as Hayley Frances McGlone) on lead vocals, and Heather Shannon on piano and keyboard. They have described their… Continue Reading
Gremlins is a 1984 American comedy horror film directed by Joe Dante and released by Warner Bros. The film is about a young man who receives a strange creature called a mogwai as a pet, which then spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, evil monsters. This story… Continue Reading
“How God Works” is a short film by director, writer, actress Matilda Brown. Nancy and Jane are twins brought together on this special occasion by the one and only thing they have in common: a birthday. They’re like chalk and cheese.… Continue Reading
A heat wave is bringing racial tensions to boiling point in a London chip shop. Blood and Chips, directed by Ryan Phillips, addresses racism in a way that feels honest and keeps from getting preachy.
A light snack of a short film directed by Jordan Feldman that makes you want to learn how to use chopsticks.
Unfair to Facts (Mickaël Laffé) is a french musician who creates a crystalline pop and ethereal electronic combination, which curls into the listener in order to find oneself. From the 3 track album Phenomenon/Noumenon, What brings me more violently to… Continue Reading
Fresh Guacamole is a 2012 American animated short film written and directed by PES. The film was nominated for the Best Animated Short Film award of the 85th Academy Awards, losing to Paperman. At one minute 36 seconds, it is the shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar. The film uses pixilation to… Continue Reading
La Grande Bouffe (The big feast or Blow-Out in the english version) is a 1973 French–Italian film. Subversive Italian satirist Marco Ferreri directed and co-wrote (with Rafael Azcona) this grotesquely amusing French black comedy about four men who grow sick of… Continue Reading
A beautifully crafted Short film by Dennis Villeneuve based on an idea by Phoebe Greenberg. During an opulent and luxurious banquet, complete with cavalier servers and valets, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritualistic gastronomic carnage.… Continue Reading
A family goes about their nightly routine. A mother cooks a swath of newspapers into an origami turkey, a father sits down to eat a good book, a boy records the colors that LPs smell like to him, and another… Continue Reading