Saturday, 22 October 2016

SELFIE **** UK 2015 Dir: Geoff Harmer. 7 mins



Stacy Hart is chatting to her boyfriend on Messenger, taking selfies for his pleasure as she does so, and begins capturing a creepy figure lurking behind the sofa each time – a figure only visible on the selfies themselves. An update on familiar technophobic J-Horror themes, this pared-down, one-setting, one-handed short triumphantly achieves a sustained sense of unease, with a suitably alarming (if guessable) punchline.

Review by Steven West











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