The Watchers short film

★★★★ Directed by: Sy Cody White Starring: Jeff Moffitt, Timothy J. Cox, Peter Francis Span and Kathleen BoddingtonShort Film Review by: Rachel Pullen Don’t you hate that feeling you get when you feel like you’re being watched, that cold spine tingle, the walls closing in on you, that gut wrenching paranoia? And then when you…

Destiny short film

★★★ Directed by: Vikkramm Chandirramani Written by: Vikkramm Chandirramani Starring: Nikita Vijayvargia, Monika Panwar, Bhupendra Singh JadawatShort Film Review by: Chris Olson Indian short film Destiny, from filmmaker Vikkramm Chandirramani, takes a potent look at modern relationships whilst contrasting it with traditional ideas of fate. Nikita Vijayvargia plays Tanya, a young woman whom we meet…

California Hotdog Champions short film

★★★★★ Directed by: Fred Cavender Written by: Fred Cavender Starring: Louis Hill, Mark Chapman, Kaitlyn McGill, Bess Davies, Albert Cavender, Lloyd Lewis, Louis CavenderShort Film Review by: Chris Olson In the world of film journalism you cannot say the word music mockumentary without the words This Is Spinal Tap in the same sentence. It’s a…

Cari short film

★★★★ Directed by: Alexander Williams Written by: Alexander Williams Starring: Melanie Stevens, Gareth Watkins, Catrin MaraShort Film Review by: Chris Olson A sombre and absorbing short drama from filmmaker Alexander Williams, Cari is a tale of disturbed identity, familial tension, and acceptance. Melanie Stevens plays the titular Cari, a young woman who we meet at…

Inland Freaks short film

★★★★★ Directed by: Kalainithan Kalaichelvan Written by: Kalainithan Kalaichelvan Starring: Mark Starratt, Peter Valdron, David Richard, Jennifer Ramos, David Parisian, Kelly McDowell, Short Film Review by: Chris Olson Having delivered the impressive Stella Maris, short filmmaker Kalainithan Kalaichelvan is a true devotee to the screen. His shorts have a sumptuous power that makes them remarkable…

Legend of the Loom documentary

★★★★ Directed by Purabi Matin Written and researched by Saiful Islam Documentary film review by Hannah Sayer “I think it is time we appropriate our own history. We hope that through our story we will turn the lens around and it will be the weavers and the spinners who tell their story through us. And…