Jeff Smith | Interview

RSTMPA : What initially drew you to filmmaking? Jeff: Ever since I can remember I loved watching movies. I think films can change society and the way we think as a whole. And I love the fact that my creative outlet can impact the culture for the better.   RSTMPA : Who are your filmmaking influences, and how do they inspire your work? Jeff: Is would have to say David Yates. I love the...

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Sonata For A Calendar | Interview

RSTMPA: Why did you choose to shoot your film in black and white? Carmen Rosa Vargas: We decided on black and white because we felt that the range of grays helped this particular story, to focus the action on the character, without diminishing the narrative importance of space. We also wanted to convey this very Lima atmosphere, with a particularly gray sky that illuminates the rooms with a soft light due...

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Suicides Club | Review

Suicides Club, penned by the talented Katarzyna Adamus, takes us on a compelling journey through the lives of two despondent individuals during the Christmas season in London. The story revolves around their desperate decision to seek professional help to end their lives, but fate has other plans in store. Amidst their darkest moments, the protagonists find themselves drawn into a mysterious club that promises assistance in their final journey. However, the...

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Show some mercy Dr Dearcy | Review

"Show Some Mercy Dr. Dearcy," directed by the exceptionally talented Katarzyna Adamus, is a delightful rollercoaster of entertainment, drama, and witty banter. Clocking in at just one minute, this film packs a punch and keeps the audience thoroughly engaged throughout. The story revolves around a telephonic conversation between the male protagonist, an outdoorsy adventurer with a penchant for hiking, and his co-character, Dr. Dearcy, portrayed brilliantly by Katherine herself. Dr. Dearcy...

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It’s non-emergency! | Review

Directed by Katarzyna Adamus and Pat Ceasar, "It's Non-Emergency!" is a laughter-packed comedic delight. From start to finish, this nearly 8-minute film keeps the audience engaged with its impeccable timing of jokes and overall silliness. The movie revolves around an alleged case where the bloodstains of an unknown victim are found on the staircase handle of Alicia's house. The dialogue writing is quick and witty, ensuring there's never a dull moment...

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Sonata For A Calendar | Review

"Sonata For A Calendar," directed by Carmen Rosa Vargas, is a timeless short film presented in captivating black and white. The story revolves around Alphonso's daily routine, meticulously programmed to follow a specific order in his home. However, a sudden turn of events leads him down a dark path, transforming him into a captive. This film stands as a true cinematic institution, providing valuable lessons in storytelling through its use of...

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A Week to Time Travel | Review

The Vignesh Nadar-directed film "A Week To Time Travel" takes its audience on a reflective trip through time and the human soul. The movie, which is set in the near future, concentrates on Ankit, a common city resident whose life takes an extraordinary turn after he is chosen for the coveted Time Travel program by the mysterious Intellectual Society. Ankit's feelings are torn between excitement and uncertainty since there is...

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A Christmas Alone | Review

It's "A Christmas Alone" Written by Christan van Slyke and Wayne D. Burdette Jr., this story of bereavement and the healing effects of seclusion during the festival season is sincere and realistic. Christine, a character in the story, is a woman who is struggling with the tragic loss of her father. She sets off on a solitary quest to find comfort in her own company in order to escape the...

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Daydream on Monday I Interview |

RSTMPA: Could you elaborate on the role of daydreaming and self-discovery in "Daydreaming on Mondays"? How do these themes contribute to the overall narrative and the protagonist's journey? Frederic Chen: The film is divided into three chapters, each depicting the psychological journey of an anxious girl from seeking acceptance by others to rediscovering self-confidence. The opening scenes use impressionistic cinematography to immerse the audience in the rhythm of the story, allowing...

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ERRECONZERO from alarm to awakening I Interview |

  RSTMPA: Can you tell us about the inspiration behind "ERRECONZERO from alarm to awakening" and what motivated you to embark on this documentary project? Andrea: THE INSPIRATION CAME ALMOST AUTOMATICALLY WHEN, IN ITALY FIRST, AND IN THE WORLD SOON AFTER, WE FOUND OURSELVES FACING THE LOCKDOWN AND ALL THE CONSEQUENCES THAT CAME WITH IT. IN THAT FIRST MOMENT, WHEN OUR PREMIER ON LIVE TV ANNOUNCED TO US THE "I'M STAYING HOME"...

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