The Gift (2015) English Movie Short Review

Joel Edgerton’s remarkable debut ‘The Gift’ has an unnerving eeriness to it, that is unlike so many other films that fall into the genre. As Simon Callem (Jason Bateman) and his wife Robyn (Rebecca Hall) move in to their new house in a suburb in Chicago, they run into Simon’s old classmate from school, Gordon Mosely (Joel Edgerton). Gordon strikes the couple as an odd bag, and soon start stalking them, and that too, Robyn realizes, for a reason.

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Z for Zachariah (2015) English Movie Short Review

Craig Zobel’s film ‘Z for Zachariah’ set in a post-apocalypse world has Ann Burden (Margot Robbie) idling away her days on a farmstead, that has for some strange reason filtered away the radiation. She isn’t sure if there are some other survivors out there in the world, until she is joined by a haggard looking John Loomis (Chiwetel Ejiofor) one fine day, and Caleb (Chris Pine), a few days later.

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XX (2017) English Film Short Review

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‘XX’ is a horror omnibus film with a tagline that goes ‘four deadly tales directed by four killer women’. Women film makers Roxanne Benjamin, Annie Clark, Karyn Kusama and Jovanka Vuckovi, direct four films entitled ‘Don’t Fall’, ‘The Birthday Party’, ‘Her Only Living Son’ and ‘The Box’ respectively, while Sofia Carrilo frames the anthology in stop motion animated segments. Continue reading “XX (2017) English Film Short Review”