Short Film: “Surface Love” by Basil Jones Jr.

Many people say that I don’t feature enough short films here, I hope that to change this year. I think I’ll start off my redemption with a new short film I discovered thanks to a friend of mine over at RUSH BLOG┬áby a young Jamaican director.

It’s a short sweet film that will only take a few minutes of your time. Enjoy and see his Vimeo page here:

What did you think of the film?

Big Director, Short Film: Lick The Star (1998)

Before Sofia Coppola went on to make The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation, Marie Antionette or Somewhere, she did a short film about a young woman in a high school with the phrase “Lick the Star” on the tip of her tongue.

It’s pretty obvious that this is a SoCo production from the style and the characters involved. However, for those of you who’ve never seen the film before check it out below:

What do you think of Sofia Coppola’s short film?

Sunday Short: Touch

This week I discovered this really sensual (not NSFW) short film where we see the discussion that emerges between these two after dinner about what they think is “sexy”. Like all good short films it comes with a great third act. Enjoy below:

The film is directed by David Hamilton, but I can’t seem to find his IMDB page or any information on him so that’s the most I can give you.

What did you think of the film?

Sunday Short: Blinky

Everyone seems to be using short films as an excuse to pad their post count nowadays so why not me? Here’s a new feature for the weekends where I’ll feature a short film (new or old) that I’ve recently found for you all to enjoy for free on the intertubes. Who knows how long this cheap attempt at me being lazy and not writing a full blown post on Sunday’s will last, but let’s enjoy it while it does.

I loved Max Records in his breakout performance in 2009’s Where the Wild Things Are and here he is channeling that same kidn of character in this really impressive short film Blinky. Watch the film embedded below:

This short film has been run on most of the more popular movie blogs already. I just felt like sharing it with anyone who might not have seen it so far.

The film was written and directed by Ruari Robinson and it’s his fourth short film. He’s worked as a visual effects artist on six projects so far, including Breakfast on Pluto.