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Watch Videos from the October 2016 FESTIVAL for DRAMA

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Watch the best of Drama Stories and Films from October 2016

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – HAPPY LITTLE PILLS
October 2016 Reading
Written by Kennedy Erin
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – MONKEY MODEL
October 2016 Reading
Written by Barry Brennessel
ACTORNOVEL READING – THE PESSARY
October 2016 Reading
Written by Juliet M. Nevins, MD
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – LOVE IS NOT LOVE
October 2016 Reading
Written by Stephen Keep Mills
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE TEACHER
October 2016 Reading
Written by Josh Goodman
ACTORSHORT Story – TRUE NORTH
October 2016 Reading
Written by Hal Ackerman
ACTORSHORT Story – ASTRONAUTS SWEAR THE THE VIEW IS NEVER DULL
October 2016 Reading
Written by James Hartley
ACTORSHORT Story – IN THE CLEARING
October 2016 Reading
Written by Steve Bensinger
ACTORSHORT Story – TOUCHING MY SPINE
October 2016 Reading
Written by Monique Amado
ACTORSHORT Story – A TOXIC GAME
October 2016 Reading
Written by Marianne Hagadorn
ACTORSHORT Story – DIRE CIRCUMSTANCES
October 2016 Reading
Written by Alisha M Risen Kent
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – PARADISE AT MAIN AND ELM
October 2016 Reading
Written by Barry Brennessel
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE MIDDLING CLASS
October 2016 Reading
Written by Amanda J. Bermudez
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – PORT SUDAN
October 2016 Reading
Written by Jack Sherry
ACTORBEST SCENE Screenplay – THE ACCIDENTAL ANGEL
October 2016 Reading
Written by Oren Weitz
ACTORFEATURE Screenplay: CHARLOTTE SOMETIMES
October 2016 Reading
Written by Cate Carson

festival posterGILT, 22min, UK, Thriller/Drama
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ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay: WILLOWWOOD
October 2016 Reading
Written by Christopher Locke

festival posterSAVE, 4min, Germany, Horror/Drama
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festival posterBARROW, 15min., Australia, Crime/Mystery
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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

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Film Review: TROLLS (USA 2016) ***

The new Dreamworks animation released by 20th Century Fox, TROLLS is a happy enough 3D computer-animated musical buddy comedy film based on the dolls of the same name created by Dane Thomas Dam way back in 1959.

Film Review: DOCTOR STRANGE (USA 2016) ***

The Marvel superhero DOCTOR STRANGE gets his first debut on the big screen complete with 3D. Though the character has appeared in a TV movie and animated film before, he is given a fresh treatment which is a good thing considering that there are already too many super hero action movies each year.

HACKSAW RIDGE (USA/Australia 2016) ***** Top 10

After about a decade absence from the director’s chair (his last film was the misunderstood APOCALYPTO in 2006), the director of BRAVEHEART and THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST returns in top form as if redeem in himself of all the bad press he had garnered since he said and did some foolish things. It’s another situation in this 21st century social media era where the outside events of the director “tarnish” the actual film itself. Think “Birth of the Nation”. Two films that should potentially receive multiple Oscar nominations. But will they? And should they?

Film Review: THE DAVID DANCE

The film tackles quite a few issues. At the film start, David listens and calls a rival radio show in which an Anita Byrant type woman, June Hendley (Jordan Baker) makes her stance against homosexuals. She is against gay marriage, gay sex and almost everything gay just like the original Byrant. An easy target no doubt, David through his show gets the better of her. David then meets his new technician Chris (Guy Adkins) who pines for him.

Film Review: THE VIOLIN TEACHER (Brazil 2016) ***

THE VIOLIN TEACHER, which opens at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, serves both as an art house film and a crowd pleaser. From the film’s very first frame, the audience sees the protagonist, a talented but tortured soul named Laerte (Lazaro Ramos) unable to fulfil his promise during an important violin audition for the famous São Paulo Symphonic Orchestra.

Movie Review: TENGU: BIRDMAN OF THE MOUNTAINS (2016)

This poetic fantasy action film, hailing from the United Kingdom and coming to us from director Samuel Smith, is a study in genre splicing. Tengu: Birdman of the Mountains has the poetic elements of a romance, the luxurious visuals of a fantasy, the tension and suspense of a thriller, and the fight scenes of a high-concept action film. Told through the eyes of a child, our hero watches as his highly skilled father, endowed with supernatural natural strength from his Chi, fights off terrifying bird-like villains from this family’s mountain home. Packed with stunning fight sequences that highlight the filmmakers’ excellent technical skills, this piece is a must-see for anyone who enjoys action.

Movie Review: BARROW (2016)

The crime mystery science-fiction short Barrow, coming to us from Australia courtesy director Wade Savage, is a powerful, efficient, masterful piece of cinema. It makes nods to a wide variety of genre motifs including mystery, crime, science fiction and horror, among others, and integrates them seamlessly. The story is rich and engaging, following the story of a young forensic scientist on her quest to understand the mystery forces that saved her life during a brutal and horrifying attack on her family years before.

Movie Review: BLACKWELL SUMMERS MYSTERY (2016)

Blackwell Summers Mystery, a 12 minute American short from director Emily Dell, focuses on Grace Blackwell and Raven Summers, two sexy detectives with their own private investigation company in the heart of the 1970s. Smart, cunning and sexy, both ladies use their strengths and skills to take down the villain while leaving space for the audience to laugh the whole time.

Movie Review: MOTEL MOTEL (2016)

Rich in symbology and complex layering, Motel Motel this crime mystery film by Belgian director Ellen J. Babeliowsky. It follows our hero, Hjalmar, finds himself sharing an old motel room with an unpleasant partner- a severed human ear. This ear disturbs him, erodes him, and ultimately drives him to act by reaching the motel’s owner to change his room. Curiously, no one believes his story- that his room is occupied by a human ear.

Film Review: INFERNO (Da Vinci Code 3!)

In a few years time, you can argue, no one will even remember Ron Howard’s INFERNO, based on Dan Brown’s 2013 novel of the same name. It will open around the world, make a little money for the studios and talent, and then it will just disappear.