Short Round: Cursed Words, say that again

Since this will likely be the last short round of 2019, I thought we’d go out with this gnarly throwback written and directed by Joe & Lloyd Stas. The film plays like a love letter to the glory (and gory) days of old school horror where exposition took a back seat and practical, gooey effects […]

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Short Round: The Halloween Special, tricks and treats aplenty

When you’re a horror fan everyday is Halloween, so I feel that it’s appropriate to share with you ANTIMITY’s latest short film The Halloween Special, which happens to be their longest yet. If you’re a regular visitor to TMR, then you’ve no doubt seen some of Larry Alan’s short films by now. He and the ANTIMITY […]

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Short Round: Wandering Soul, lost and forgotten

Directed by Josh Tanner, his latest short film Wandering Soul was inspired by a truly bizarre real-life story surrounding the Vietnam War. What immediately stood out to me about Tanner’s short was how stunning it looks—while a majority of the film takes place underground, it’s full of beautiful and terribly haunting visuals that bring its […]

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Short Round: Ayuda, don’t open the box

Patrick Mason’s Ayuda has a little bit of everything you want out of a short film—dripping with atmosphere and tension, Ayuda plays with some great horror tropes and creates and array of suspense and mystery. There’s a lot of cool stuff going on here, but to truly appreciate what Ayuda has to offer, it’s best […]

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Short Round: Icky Boy, the things we do for love

By now the folks over at ANTIMITY need no introduction from me—a handful of their fantastic short films have already been featured on TMR—so I’m going to let their latest creation do most of the talking. Entitled Icky Boy—that should tell you everything you need to know—director Larry Alan explores obsession and the ways in which […]

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Short Round: Polaroid, picture death

With Lars Klevberg’s Child’s Play re-imagining hitting theaters in just a few weeks, I thought now would be a great time to showcase the short film that put his name on the map—Polaroid. It hits all the genre notes you would expect from a haunted house yarn, only this one is centered around a demon-spawning […]

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