Film Review: VENTRIS (2017) (Short Film)

VENTRIS **** USA 2017 Dir: Carson Griffin. 15 mins A likeable, fast-paced short shocker centering around the party hijinks of a bunch of teens enjoying a night of sex, booze and virginal losers bonding over the subject of “motor boarding” unobtainable buxom girls. Their fun is interrupted by a crashed meteorite and, following discussion over … Continue reading “Film Review: VENTRIS (2017) (Short Film)”

Film Review: THAT’S LIFE (2018) (Short Film)

THAT’S LIFE ***** USA 2018 Dir: Carson Griffin. 5 mins Filmed in one night by writer-director Carson Griffin, inspired by the personal demons highlighted by his own army service, this is a devastating distillation of living with mental illness, unfolding through the visual, aural and thematic tropes of a horror film. Thunderstorms dominate, the oppressive … Continue reading “Film Review: THAT’S LIFE (2018) (Short Film)”

WE ALL HAVE OUR DEMONS, AS SEEN IN SHORT FILM ‘THAT’S LIFE’

Many people deal with mental health in their day to days lives. Surprisingly it is still a subject that many find hard to talk about even with their loved ones. In support of Depression Awareness month in October, husband and wife team Carson and Teri Griffin have made the short film THAT’S LIFE. THAT’S LIFE was written … Continue reading “WE ALL HAVE OUR DEMONS, AS SEEN IN SHORT FILM ‘THAT’S LIFE’”