Enjoy this batch of our reviews in the short film world. Here is: Short Films of the Month. 1. Kyla La Grange – Cut Your Teeth Been obsessed with this song for months. My friend James put me onto Kyla as pretty much her number 1 fan and I was like, yeah Jamie: I bloody well … Continue reading Short Films of the Month
“They sound like The Mars Volta’s softer stuff, you know?” said my new Irish friend Ryan after checking out their first release on this VCR POP 4-split EP. “I like it.” While recording at the home of lead-vocalist Alex Coates, guitarist/pianist Ben Bulow (and for the cause of honest journalism, Alex’s kinda glam but always … Continue reading Band Review: Wall Market Racketeers, KRAAK Gallery
February: the last month of winter, the first month of getting back into the swing of things at the office …c’mon, you KNOW what I’m talking about… and of course, it’s the month of commercial Valentine’s love and interesting FA cup line-ups. There’s lots of good things in February. Production begins for the year’s surprise … Continue reading Short Films For February
Expunged Records have a good’un on their hands. They’re like a mini, folky Blink 182. The Portland (Oregon, US) -based band Foreign Talks seem to be fostering support alongside their labelmates Blind Pilot – a sweet guitar effort which lends kind ears an interesting take on both post rock and folk. The only difference is that Foreign … Continue reading Foreign Talks: Weird Band Name, Awesome Album
Everdream Pictures of short film EXPO fame have come back with a 20-minute whopper ‘Ten Thousand Hours’. This new indie film company seems to have a habit of making films that are ridiculously relevant to our era – and this film’s about an architect pitching a new building for a bank. While it sounds boring … Continue reading Underrated, business-themed short film?
This month, we look at that most romantic of life situations as represented on DSLR: escaping from your now zombie-infested car in Australia while saving your bubba – as quickly as possible. Even if you don’t watch it for the fantastic cinematography, take this idea on board. Generally, I’ve always thought, watching fighting and running techniques in … Continue reading Jane’s Underrated (ZOMBIE AGAIN!) Short Film of the Month
July! The best month ever. It’s time to show you a film I’d been watching secretly everyday last year when it came out after the London Film Festival. But ’tis a secret no more. Here’s an independent stop motion film about Larry, whose face is shot into space on a gold record by NASA in … Continue reading Jane’s Underrated (STOP MOTION!) Short Film of the Month
Barry says that it was his wife who pushed him. “I should try and just do this myself. I set myself up with some voice lessons, and started the horrifying journey of getting out in front of people and playing open mics.” “I would make demos of [these songs] on my four track, and play … Continue reading Barry Brusseau: From Pop Punk to Folk! But Always DIY