A thought-provoking little piece that conveys a message from the writer-director. Not much goes on in the film but we have a funny opening of an old guy warning the camera crew following him that not much is going to happen and they'll be wasting their film.
I don't think the film a waste of time but visually it's not exactly a treat. I went to the barber's last week and saw something similar, but in real life. I did like the reference to Orwell, though.
Other Reviews by Warren Paul Glover 15
A review of SLEEPERby Warren Paul Glover on 10/13/2012For the first 25 pages or so, I thought this was going to be a pretty good script, albeit following a fairly standard CIA-type storyline in the vein of S.A.L.T. There was good imagery (eg the mop in blood - who's though?) and transitions and the action was really well-written. Then what happened? By page 30 the writing became more flabby and the storyline more unbelievable... read
A review of Fixed Shadows (r)by Warren Paul Glover on 09/03/2012This started out quite promising with some good description, but for me it tailed off into a bland blend of cliched characters and dialogue. My overall impression was that we've seen this type of story many times before, and in the end the characters were all too similar and weren't drawn sympathetically enough to care about what happened to any of them. If you could flesh... read
A review of God's Acreby Warren Paul Glover on 08/21/2011This is a really interesting premise and I can see a lot of promise in a longer version of this, actually showing what the father did to his three sons rather than, as in this really short version, merely talking about it. But I understand from the credits why the film was so short. Although I wasn't particularly interested in the father (I found him too weak and unattractive... read