CRITICAL RECEPTION

"FUNNY, SHARP, AND CHARMINGLY RELEVANT"

Kate Erbland, INDIEWIRE

 

"PERFECTLY ENGINEERED FILMMAKING"

Kirk Fernwood, ONEFILMFAN.COM

 

"INCREDIBLY DARK...FRIGHTENING...AND FUNNY"

Richard Propes, THE INDEPENDENT CRITIC

 

"EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS FILM IS EXCELLENT"

Amos Lassen, REVIEWSBYAMOSLASSEN.COM

 

"SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND ORIGINAL"

Graham Blake, MOVIE-BLOGGER.COM

 

"PERFECTLY RIDES THE LINE BETWEEN COMEDY AND DRAMA"

Rebecca Cherry, FILM CARNAGE

 

"SUPERLATIVE PERFORMANCES AND SHARP DIRECTION"

Philip Smolen, ROGUE CINEMA

 

"A STIRRING PERIOD-MYSTERY/THRILLER THAT IS HIGHLIGHTED BY SOME GOLDEN TOUCHES OF COMEDY" 

Joseph Wade, THE FILM MAGAZINE

 

SELECTIONS / AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

(currently in the festival circuit)

 

2017 Official Selection | Hope Film Awards at Alamo Drafthouse

2017 Official Selection | San Antonio Film Festival

2017 Official Selection | Lionshead Film Festival

2017 Official Selection | USA Film Festival

2017 Official Selection | WorldFest - Houston

2017 Official Selection | Hill Country Film Festival

2017 Official Selection | LA Indie Film Festival  

2017 Official Selection | Cannes Short Film Corner 

2017 Official Selection | Austin Film Society Showcase 

2017 Official Selection | Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema 

2017 Official Selection | Deep in the Heart Film Festival 

2017 Official Selection | Dam Short Film Festival

2016 Official Selection | Los Angeles Film Awards 

2016 Official Selection | Hollyshorts Monthly Screening Series 

2016 Official Selection | Culver City Film Festival 

2016 Official Selection | Big As Texas Short Film Festival 

2016 Official Selection | LAIFFA 

2016 Official Selection | El Cid LA 

 

2017 WINNER | Best Drama Film, Lionshead Film Festival

2017 WINNER | Best War Film, Lionshead Film Festival

2017 WINNER | Best Director, Lionshead Film Festival

2017 WINNER | Best Cinematography, Lionshead Film Festival

2017 WINNER | Best Supporting Actor, Lionshead Film Festival

2017 WINNER | Platinum Remi Award - Cinematography, WorldFest - Houston

2017 WINNER | Best Film, Boom Film Reviews

2017 WINNER | Best Directing, Boom Film Reviews

2017 WINNER | Best Writing, Boom Film Reviews

2017 WINNER | Best Actor, Boom Film Reviews

2017 WINNER | Best Actress, Boom Film Reviews

2017 WINNER | Best Supporting Actor, Boom Film Reviews

2017 WINNER | Best Sound, Boom Film Reviews

2017 WINNER | Trailer of the Week, Awardeo

2017 WINNER | Best Actor, Deep in the Heart Film Festival

2017 FINALIST | USA Film Festival

2016 WINNER | Gold Award, California Film Awards

2016 WINNER | Best Director, Los Angeles Film Awards 

2016 WINNER | Best Actress, Los Angeles Film Awards 

2016 WINNER | Best Actor, Los Angeles Film Awards 

2016 WINNER | Audience Award, Hollyshorts Monthly Screenings 

2016 WINNER | Best Supporting Actor, BATSFF 

2016 WINNER | Best Comedy/Dramedy, LAIFFA 

2016 WINNER | Best Director, LAIFFA 

2016 WINNER | Best Produced Screenplay, LAIFFA 

2016 FINALIST | Best Short Film, Los Angeles Film Awards

 

2017 Nomination | Best Cinematography | Screen Critix Awards

2017 Nomination | Best Short Film, Deep in the Heart Film Festival 

2017 Nomination | Best Comedy, Deep in the Heart Film Festival 

2017 Nomination | Best Actor, Deep in the Heart Film Festival 

2017 Nomination | Best Cinematography, Deep in the Heart Film Festival 

2017 Nomination | Best Screenplay, Deep in the Heart Film Festival 

2017 Nomination | Best Director, Deep in the Heart Film Festival 

2017 Nomination | Indie Spirit Award, IIFC 

2017 Nomination | Mary Austin Award - Producing, IIFC 

2017 Nomination | Best Supporting Actor, IIFC 

2017 Nomination | Best Actor, IIFC 

2016 Nomination | Best Dark Comedy, Los Angeles Film Awards 

2016 Nomination | Best Ensemble Cast, BATSFF 

2016 Nomination | Best Supporting Actress, BATSFF 

2016 Nomination | Best Soundtrack, BATSFF 

2016 Nomination | Best Art Direction, BATSFF 

2016 Nomination | Best Suspense/Thriller, BATSFF 

2016 Nomination | Best Ensemble Cast, LAIFFA 

2016 Nomination | Best Cinematography, LAIFFA 

2016 Nomination | Best Original Score, LAIFFA

4.5 OUT OF 5 "WHOOLY RELEVANT AND OOZING BRILLIANCE"

James Thompson, Filmoria UK

 

"A TENSION FILLED ENDING THAT WILL LEAVE YOU WINCING!"

Nick La Salla, FOREST CITY FILM REVIEW

 

"TRULY MAGNIFICENT AND BEAUTIFULLY ACTED"

Justin Skattum, EPIC PODQUEST

 

"CREATIVE, PSYCHOLOGICAL, AND COMEDIC...MIXED TO OFTEN SURPRISING EFFECT"

Tom Little, MR. RUMSEYS

 

"4.5 OUT OF 5"

BOOM! FILM REVIEWS

 

"4.5 OUT OF 5"

Carl Burgess, SCREENCRITIX.COM

 

"4 OUT OF 5"

Billy Conrad, INDY RED