As anyone who grew up reading Cricket Magazine can tell you, the world is full of distinct cultures who each have their own folk tales and legends. There are likely thousands of great stories you haven’t heard. Do yourself a favor and seek out one next month when Kapaemahu comes to the Criterion Channel.
Crypt TV has released Shadow, a short film created as a proof of concept, on their YouTube channel.
As we speak, millions of people are cracking up from Cabin Fever in their own quarantined homes. Vincent J. Roth (remember, the “Surge of Power” guy?) feels he can do something about it. He’s been working on a new short about one of his favorite subjects, Doctor Who…and he was planning some kind of public social premiere, but there are more urgent matters now.
The Alien franchise will soon be over the hill — the original 1979 film turns forty this May. The studio that bankrolled that movie, 20th Century Fox, would prefer to celebrate with a new movie — but none are ready. So they’re settling for shorts.
On March 26, the solitary surviving chapter of Final Fantasy XV’s abandoned second DLC wave will be released: Final Fantasy XV Episode Ardyn Prologue. Before that, though, you can watch a prologue anime movie starring the central character of the DLC, the villainous Ardyn Lucis Caelum.
In 2015, Neill Blomkamp was on track to direct a new Alien sequel. In 2017, he announced those plans had been scrapped but that he was using the ideas from them to create a series of alien-related shorts (starring Sigourney Weaver). Now Blomkamp seems to have found his niche in shorts, as he’s bringing us another one – this time for an unproven property.
Warm Lamp Games are the creators of Papers Please, a PC game about a man whose job is to examine passports and determine if any are fake. Its very premise asked questions about a surveillance state, and these themes were expanded in Warm Lamp’s follow-up, Beholder.
Now we feel like we’ve seen everything. No, we haven’t seen a man eat his own head yet, but we FEEL like we’ve seen everything.
If you ask any fan of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series which real-world actor should play the character Nathan Drake (who has been the star of every Uncharted save one), the answer you usually get is “Nathan Fillion,” and not just because they share the same first name. Drake resembles Fillion, and Fillion is good at playing scrappy rough adventuring scoundrels, even if he doesn’t get paid to play them often enough.