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This was a decent enough effort. An interesting subject matter and a sad take on the consequences. The film makers did a fairly good job handling this. The acting was very good, with good locations and a decent script. However, the story never really felt all that compelling and I can't quite put my finger on why. Perhaps it needed to be a bit more dramatic or more action would have lifted this above average.
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A review of Haiku + 1by marley209 on 08/01/2014Okay, I have to admit, I laughed a little here. I think the concept is kind of clever (haiku+1) and there is an audience for this type of film. Can't say much about the production values, though, since there really weren't any. I've seen some of your films before and that could just be what you're aiming for (or just because this is an early one). But if you were to reshoot... read
A review of The Infinite Fluby marley209 on 03/17/2013I loved your short! This was really one of the better shorts I've seen on this site. Your use of imagery at the beginning was inspired, the use of the music as well. Of course, it was also clever and very funny, and then we get that ending, which leaves you thinking. The performance and production values were also impressive. If I have one complaint, it's that the sound (dialog)... read
A review of Ritualsby marley209 on 02/28/2012Had to put this aside for a day and think about it a bit before preparing this review. First of all, one thing is for sure: I enjoyed listening to this man tell his stories. I really liked the tie-in between his stories and the title/theme of the film. It was quite compelling, actually. That being said, I'm not sure the visuals did enough. I liked that it wasn't a long piece,... read