USA Tag Archive

A Sexy Maid for Hire’s Unwelcome Revelation Sends Her Down the Rabbit Hole in Pope’s ‘Night of Natalie’

Live Action

31st March, 2017

Pope puts a disquieting spin on her own personal experiences in a new short where a secret endangers a relationship & reality becomes unsettlingly elastic.

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Daniel Sorochkin Demonstrates How Not to Propose in Awkward Comedy Short ‘Check Please’

Live Action

27th March, 2017

Daniel Sorochkin tells DN how he kept things visually interesting and awkwardly funny in his marriage proposal gone wrong comedy of errors short.

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From Tragedy to Terror Nicolas Pesce Finds the Horror Within the Family Home in ‘The Eyes of My Mother’

Live Action

24th March, 2017

Nicolas Pesce tells DN about the advantages of shooting his debut feature twice and why music videos were the perfect boot camp for making weird films.

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How Good Are You? Reappraising Scorsese and the Importance of Early Works

Live Action

23rd March, 2017

DN looks back at two early features being re-released by the BFI from the cinematic master that is Martin Scorsese and considers where greatness begins.

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Parker Hill Cracks Open the Mysterious Time Capsule of an Abandoned House in ‘Living Rooms’

Art & Fashion

22nd March, 2017

Parker Hill's languid experimental short about an abandoned house ponders how much of ourselves we leave behind in the places we call home.

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Jonny Look & Thao Celebrate the Sovereignty of Self in Blistering Music Video ‘Meticulous Bird’

Music

21st March, 2017

Jonny Look explains how he harnessed the unbridled energy of Thao’s onstage delivery into a blisteringly fierce yet surreal supermarket performance piece.

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DN348: Nickolas Duarte Discovers the Painful Past of the Man Who Paints Souls in ‘Jay’

Documentary, Podcasts

16th March, 2017

Nickolas Duarte's doc provides a glimpse into the extraordinary and complex life of Jay Kyle Peterson, an abstract artist with an even more abstract past.

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Love, Betrayal & Revenge Have Their Destructive Way in Floyd Russ’ ‘Cashmere’

Music

15th March, 2017

Set within an interlocking love triangle between a husband, his wife and her lover, Floyd Russ crafts an iterative story of love, betrayal and revenge.

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Robert McKeon Shares the Lessons Learned From Adapting a Short Story to Film in ‘Wifey Redux’

Live Action

9th March, 2017

LA Director Robert McKeon tells DN how he brought acclaimed author Kevin Barry's comedic short story to cinematic life in its native home of Ireland.

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Minhal Baig on How She Blended Horror & Documentary to Explore Suicide in ‘After Sophie’

Live Action

8th March, 2017

“I really hope that people are genuinely creeped out.” - talented Director Minhal Baig joins us to discuss her haunting new short.

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Stephen Kijak Chronicles the Torturous Journey Through Stardom of Japan’s Biggest Rock Band in ‘We Are X’

Documentary

1st March, 2017

Stephen Kijak’s feature doc follows the journey from the 1980s to the present day of the enigmatic one-­of­-a-kind cultural sensation that is X Japan.

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Romance Blossoms on the Set of a Surreal Photo Shoot in Ethan Young’s ‘Amorous in Your Absence’

Music

28th February, 2017

Ethan Young’s music video for synth-pop outfit Ice Choir sees a surreal romance which defies the laws of physics blossom before the camera.

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