There’s a new short film that’s making waves because some writers who write about film, but don’t actually understand it, are claiming it’s one continuous shot. It’s not.
Still, Nathan Crooker’s “Playback” is good enough that it deserves a play by horror fans. In fact, it’s pretty fuckin’ cool.
The short asks, what happens when an unsuspecting man gets in the way of someone else’s fate?
You’ll find out in multiple shots edited together to look like a single take.