Episode 80 features two horror shorties for the road. First up is Director Dan Fisk’s M.A.D.D., an inspired revenge tale highlighted by a totally retro, 80’s-inspired aesthetic full of wild synthesizers, Italian horror lighting schemes, comedy and most importantly, gore. It’s a fun ride, but proceed with caution; if you can’t hold your liquor, you may hurl – this one has a full bar… of blood. Bottoms up!
Minibar from filmmakers Sebastian Giese and Stephan Hock is a boozy surreal tale that is both message-driven, and oddly compelling. The camera work is clever and some of the effects pieces are well-designed. It’s a simple narrative, one that utilizes a single set-piece well. Obviously, any narrative that focuses on the dangers of addiction can be shamefully pretentious, but this shortie not only sums up one man’s demons with style, but foregoes any cheap catharsis.
Until next time, bottoms up!
– B.A. Lewandowski
World of Death is the web series that fans of independent horror have been waiting for. Featuring short horror films from all over the globe created by the largest variety of talent that a collection has ever been able to boast, WOD provides plenty of blood, guts, screams and laughs for all fans of the macabre. And with episodes averaging around eight minutes in length, WOD is the perfect entertainment for a fan base constantly on the go. Watch it anywhere, at any time, for FREE! New episodes premiere every Monday and Thursday at 10am CST.
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