Yellow Dragon's Village Film Review

The strength of the Japanese independent cinema has often rested on its ability to embrace absurdity and bring it together in a distinct yet cohesive manner. Consequently, the intuitive approach to micro-budgeted madness has launched such titles as Ryuhei Kitamura’s Versus into international acclaim. Comparative to the breakout action flick, director Yugo Sakamoto embraces the

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The world of short films has always been an exciting one for those willing to embrace the format – both in giving insight into future filmmakers and offering short narrative tales that can be instantly impactful. This statement is even more prevalent within the horror genre, with many notable names working in the format before

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Sophie reading from the titular book

I adore independent film, escaping the usual clichés that are all too common in Hollywood. Consequently, small, independent companies are a good way to experience a fresh take on film making and storytelling. One such company is Dark Rift Films, founded by Paul Butler and Stewart Sparke in 2015. Starting out with the short films

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