Short Film Review: N.U.N.S with Nunchucks

Two agents from the National Union of National Spies (well, N.U.N.S.) are on a mission to end the tyranny of the Catholic Association of Quebec. Set to end the reign of its xenophobic leader Jeanne Versacon, they are going to need the help of champion wrestler Betty Powell.

N.U.N.S. with Nunchucks unabashedly embraces its full-on eccentricity and invites you to do the same. The characters are unforgettable and the story, outlandish. Their over-the-top performances, extravagant costumes, and even the gimmicky title are all part of the short film’s fantastic reenactment of exploitation cinema.

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Short Film Review: Filtered

Most of us spend a good bit of our lives with screens. More so in recent times, which had only heightened our reliance on Zoom calls and messenger apps. It isn’t surprising that our computer and phone screens have become a popular film set, especially in horror movies like Unfriended.

Add Vincenzo Nappi’s Filtered to the slate of similar found footage movies, invading our safe online space. In this 5-minute short film, Jasmine (Jasmine Winter) gets on a video call with Marco (Marco Carreiro) after a bad day at work. Hoping for a good cheering up, she soon gets that – and unfortunately, more than what she wished for.

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