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Trailer for Shed

January 24, 2012
By Paul Pritchard
Trailer for Shed

Shed, from StormMaker Pictures claims to be a thought provoking, tense short film with horrific ethical and moral overtones. It is a film that leads the viewer to question their thoughts and feelings on a terrifying subject matter that cuts deep into the heart of todays society. The trailer certainly promises an effectively brutal...
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Rage

January 21, 2012
By Paul Pritchard
Rage

Although Rage is consciously inspired Steven Spielbergs Duel, writer/director Chris Witherspoon has very successfully moved beyond his initial inspiration to take the film in an entirely different direction. The direction the film takes is one that works very well indeed. We start in an Oregon suburb where we meet Dennis Twist (Rick Crawford), an...
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Pulpmovies will be going dark on January 18th to protest SOPA/PIPA

January 15, 2012
By Paul Pritchard
Pulpmovies will be going dark on January 18th to protest SOPA/PIPA

On January 18th, between 08:00 and 20:00 UTC, Pulpmovies will be joining Identi.ca, Boing Boing, Rasberry Pi, and many others in an internet blackout in protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act proposed in the US Congress and its corresponding Senate bill, Protect IP. This is a badly drafted bill, promoted by people who...
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Tailer for terminal illness comedy, Time Expired

January 14, 2012
By Paul Pritchard
Tailer for terminal illness comedy, Time Expired

Terminal illness is a difficult subject to cover, especially for a comedy. From the trailer however, Time Expired appears to have managed this by finding a gentle humour that blends comedy and drama in a world filled with believable characters. When parking enforcement officer Randall Zimmerman discovers he has a fatal heart condition, he...
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Hitman 101 now live

January 7, 2012
By Paul Pritchard
Hitman 101 now live

I mentioned Hitman 101, a web series, shortly before Christmas. I am mentioning it again because the series is now live and the first four episodes are available online. Hitman 101 is a 12 Episode Story Created Exclusively for the Web. It revolves around the world of a hitman and the cavalcade of people...
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Things I Dont Understand

January 7, 2012
By Paul Pritchard
Things I Don’t Understand

Things I Dont Understand follows Violet Kubelick (Molly Ryman), a brilliant young graduate student who has an obsession with the afterlife. So much so that this has become the centrepiece of her studies, and the basis of her thesis which is on the subject of near-death experiences. This obsession takes a dark turn, before...
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Striking trailer for horror film, The Big Bad

January 4, 2012
By Paul Pritchard

The Big Bad claims to blend the bizarre mystery of David Lynch and creeping horror of John Carpenter with the vengeance of Kill Bill and madness of The Evil Dead. If the trailer is anything to go by, they may have managed it. A loner named Frankie enters a bar in a nowhere town,...
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Early Teaser for Human Factor

January 4, 2012
By Paul Pritchard

I dont have a lot of information about Chaz Faturs Human Factor, but an early teaser for the film has been released and it does give the impression that the plot has some potential. A determined investigative Reporter and a renegade Detective plan to uncover the mysterious disappearances of the Homeless population in Metro...
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2011: It was fun while it lasted.

December 23, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

As another year draws to a close and before I become completely consumed by the seasonal festivities, now seems to be a good time to indulge in my annual look back at the most memorable independent films of the past twelve months. As ever, I should point out that this is not a conclusive...
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Kickstart this, Sunday Punch

December 23, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

After two years on the film festival circuit, Sunday Punch is finally making its way to DVD and the filmmakers have turned to Kickstarter to raise funds for music licensing and prepare the film for distribution. In exchange for pledges, fans will get DVDs, autographed posters, and other assorted Sunday Punch goodies. Starring Dichen...
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