LUCID REVIEW – Adam Morse has created a futuristic visual of battling with the duality of what is real and what isn’t

We walk into Adam Morse’s fantastical film Lucid on the heels of one fair headed dame in a glamourous chic club, only to be rudely awakened into the world of our main protagonist, whose own life seems to be drastically contradictory. Zel (Laurie Calvert) lives a bleak, lonely life that is further hindered by his own social insecurities and anxiety. This of course is not … Continue reading LUCID REVIEW – Adam Morse has created a futuristic visual of battling with the duality of what is real and what isn’t

Dekel Berenson’s Ashmina “Your holiday and a child’s livelihood”

It’s not everywhere that you would see a sky littered with bodies, attached to large bright parachutes gliding softly to the ground. This is a common sight however in Pokhara, Nepal the paragliding capital of the world and it’s easy to see why with picturesque backdrops of the Himalayas and mountain lakes. This popular adventure destination is where director Dekel Berenson situates his short film, … Continue reading Dekel Berenson’s Ashmina “Your holiday and a child’s livelihood”

FILM REVIEW – Richard Raymond’s A Million Eyes “Poeticism defined in a short film”

Only the few are blessed with raw, unabashed talent that seeps through them at every given opportunity. Even fewer than that have the ability to exercise this talent, placed in position of economic and social advantage, to be able to share this talent with the world. Though when a gift is so evident, little can be done to silence it’s power, such is the story … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Richard Raymond’s A Million Eyes “Poeticism defined in a short film”

FILM REVIEW – Dunya’s Day – A socialite’s nightmare is revealed in this dark comedy

As the sun rises on Dunyas Day, all hell breaks loose. The help have abandoned her elaborate graduation party and she and two loyal friends are forced, or rather forced by Dunya, to prepare for the celebrations alone. Director Raed Alsemari takes a lighthearted jab at the Saudi Arabian upper class with this dark comedy. As the day spirals into a socialites nightmare Dunya’s deepest … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Dunya’s Day – A socialite’s nightmare is revealed in this dark comedy

FILM REVIEW – Debris – A raw and powerful glimpse into the US migrant crisis

If you own a TV, smartphone or have any access to global news then there’s no doubt you’re aware of the current US Mexico border crisis. This is where director Julio O. Ramos positions his story in the film Debris, with trafficked migrant workers in America allocated to the construction of family homes. Site boss Armando is responsible for his workers and when one of … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Debris – A raw and powerful glimpse into the US migrant crisis