(PG-13) Profound, painful, pathetic. The cycle of an adult relationship distilled in five minutes. François Jaros’ quintessential male rom com will save you a dozen trips to the movie theater.
A charming animated short about the Wishgranter, a being who grants the wishes of people who drop a coin in his fountain. His day becomes unexpectedly hectic when two people wishing for love unintentionally jam his wish-processing machine.
Emily Carmichael’s short film is set in the future, and is about Stryka, a reptilian alien thief. She wants to go big time, but her old friend and partner in crime Callen is a bumbling buffoon. She reluctantly agrees to do a heist with a savvy crook without telling Callen.
“Some of my most intimate thoughts and questions were shared, were so common. The Google could anticipate it.” In filmmaker Sol Friedman’s short documentary we meet Razie, a 90-year-old woman who had a change of faith soon after she started using the Internet.
Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a woman who’s just been left by her boyfriend. As an act of desperation, she proposes to him in public, making their night more interesting. Jason Perini’s short plays out a bit disappointingly, but it’s still fun to watch and imagine.
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