There comes a time when relationships come to a crossroads and the couple either make up or break up. If it is the former, the relationship moves forward, if it is the latter, the relationship comes to an end. When the relationship ends, more often than not, there is anger and pain between the two parties but, through time, they both find a way to heal and move on with their lives. This is not the case with the short film Common Decency.
Who doesn’t like streaming a movie from the comfort of their home? While that may seem like a good thing, director Thomas Edward Seymour’s documentary VHS Massacre Too explores the decline of the exploitation film and physical media in the Netflix era and the impact that is having on film preservation. The doc is one of the best defenses of physical media and independent film that you’re likely to encounter
How well do we really know our friends? Amelia Moses puts that concept to the test in Bleed with Me, a horror film rooted in the psychological with a slow-burn pace. At times, the story is a mind game, and some scenes are completely ambiguous, but overall, it works. The film stands a cut above other thrillers and was a real highlight of the recent Charlotte Film Festival. The film speaks to a deep-rooted fear that those closest to us may not be who we think they are.