David Bornstein’s darkly comic short film tells the story of a piñata, as told from its own perspective. The concept of an inanimate object’s existential dread was already done to the Nth degree in Sausage Party, but Bornstein conveys the same with far greater restraint.
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(PG-13) “I’ve been to therapy four times now – I know how to articulate my feelings.” This may be the perfect line from Fast and Loose, a story about a millennial dude who gives and collects unwarranted advice and perpetuates the awkwardness of his intimate relationships.
MEL Films traveled to the distant Arctic outpost of Longyearbyen, Norway, the Northernmost city on Earth. It’s known for its natural beauty, and also the notion the area’s thick permafrost layer holds organic matter that could come back to life after it thaws.
Living with a dark secret, a man is assigned the task of cataloging the most important people in history, but his hard drive runs out of room and he must start making cuts. We’re not sure how we missed Bernardo Britto’s 2014 short film before now, but it’s too good not to share.
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