The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | January 20, 2021
Question: What’s scarier than the wilderness? Answer: A Ned Flanders look-alike hunting you as you try to escape it, as depicted in this American remake of a Swedish thriller.
Dominic Pearce and Aaron McCann direct the latest entry in the Red Dog franchise with their tale about how Koko, a humble show dog, became a movie star and Aussie legend.
Spree broadcasts the gruesome narcissism of social media through the eyes of a psychotically upbeat rampage killer. Or: if the guy from Taxi-Driver had a Twitch.
If you’ve ever wanted to have your heart torn apart, pieced back together, only to implode in misery in the space of just 15 minutes, then After Class may just be the short film for you.
Watching Corpus Christi is like reading an Elmore Leonard paperback while listening to a playlist of ancient Latin prayers, and then being sucker-punched by a stranger when you look up.
Sofia Coppola explores her relationship with her famous father, with On the Rocks. A discerning comedy set against an enchanting New York City backdrop.
In a time where everyone’s dreaming of a better tomorrow, Four Kids and It teaches children to be careful what they wish for – and to embrace the positives of difficult circumstances.
A night of drinking and extra-terrestrial experiences leaves a woman wondering why her town has now turned on her in Abduction, a short film about judgement, victim blaming, and (probably) aliens.
A tangle of mysteries and lies gradually unravels revealing the lengths creative people will go to for their authenticity in the new meta whodunnit thriller The Translators from French film director Regis Roinsard.
Kevin James ditches his goofy comedy persona to play a neo-nazi convict in this gory thriller from directors Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion.
Exploring the ideas of faith and the miraculous, Fatima is a touching film about belief that can’t quite escape some tired clichés and tropes.
In his feature film debut, Keith Thomas gives horror fans an unnerving lesson in Jewish theology.
Deerskin is a brutal and hilarious dark comedy, about a man’s descent into madness over a deerskin jacket.
The principles of creative progress and the inner-workings of a design genius are presented in stylish fashion in House of Cardin.