Short Film One Rat Short follows the city rat in a strange world of white laboratory rats. Each rat has a bar code attached. It is clearly some type of experimental laboratory, where the rats are administered various substances and their performance measured! A typical town rat follows a cheese puff wrapper across the roof tops in a big city. By accident, the rat falls into some weird fully automated lab filled with white lab rats. The new rat is captured but with the intervention of the same wrapper, he is able to try to make his escape.
It looks great--not too derivative, not too abstract or "cartoony," and definitely NOT like CGI. The surfaces are so real (fur, metal, glass) you feel like you can touch them, the contrasts between dark and light are expertly used, and the scene where the Cheeto is crushed in slow motion is simply beautiful. The music was perfectly suited to the action, almost another character in itself. And on top of it all, it has fast-paced suspense and a touching love story, with the right ending for a change (something far too many films featuring humans fail at).
Academy Award Nominated Short Film.
Directed by Alex Weil
A clever, heroic post-apocalyptic film with spectacular animation and soundtrack! Plot: After the seas have disappeared, a courageous young female pilot fights against vicious sky pirates for control of the last remaining source of water: the clouds.The animation of the aircraft are first-class. The dry desert environment was both haunting and realistic. Lots of little touches gave the animation [...]
The Lost World (1925) - living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon! The Lost World (1925) - The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam. Explorer Professor Challenger is taking quite a beating in the London press thanks to his claim that living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon. Newspaper report [...]
Goutte d’Or (2013) - Amazing Film about a zombie pirate in love with a naked octopus witchAs a pirate enters the Kingdom of the Dead he encounters its beautiful Queen. She captures his heart, but hers is not so easily won. Goutte d’Or is a fantastic stop-motion short film by Christophe Peladan. A love-story about a pirate and his encounter with the beautiful queen and the annoying octopus. Wit [...]
Plot:White Feather follows the story of the peace mission from the US cavalry to the Cheyenne Indians in Wyoming during the 1870s. The mission is threatened when a civilian surveyor befriends the chief's son and falls for the chief's daughter.White Feather (1955) Review:First American movie filmed in Mexico, because art director Jack Martin Smith liked the soundstages in the city and found the sur [...]
Perfectly edit film done with reversed footage and minimalistic narration!Three gambling friends bet a million on a game of Russian Roulette. **Atul Taishete** did amazing job with rewinded footage, precise editing and basic storytelling to make this basic premise into a short movie masterpiece. The climax will surprise you.**Classic old-school storytelling with wonderful cinematography!**>The str [...]
Plot:Blood of the Dragon tells a story of a White Dragon. He must get a list with the names of rebel supporters to Prince Ma Tung, the leader of the rebellion. Trying to stop him in his mission is the evil Prime Minister, who naturally wants the list in order to crush his opposition. Adding another complication is the fact that Ma Tung wants to kill White Dragon in revenge for the humiliation Tung [...]