Traceroute (Straight Shooter Film Review)

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Documentary, Feature Length, Featured, Straight Shooter Reviews, Straight Shooter Reviews (Feature Documentary) | 0 comments

Austrian filmmaker Johannes Grenzfurthner is on a mission to find all the nerdiest spots and people in America—at least, all the spots associated with the nerdy people he connected with online ahead of time. With a roadmap that takes him 7,000 miles (from California to New York) and an agenda of communist apologetics to share, he sets out to explore everything from creature effects companies to sex-geeks to massive caves to cyberpunks to alien researchers—all from an outsider’s perspective.

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5M: A Silent Film That Screams (Straight Shooter Film Review)

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Featured, Narrative, Reviews, Short Length, Straight Shooter Reviews, Straight Shooter Reviews (Short Narrative) | 3 comments

When he’s in danger of losing his business in the recession, Dave (Deepak Ravella) comes up with a dangerous criminal scheme with his partner Sonny (Sonny Chatrath) and his wife Amy (Ami Sheth) to gain $5 million through cheating the insurance company. But when things go off the rails, they plunge toward the depths of murder and betrayal.

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Big Gold Dream (Straight Shooter Film Review)

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Documentary, Feature Length, Featured, Reviews, Straight Shooter Reviews, Straight Shooter Reviews (Feature Documentary) | 0 comments

In 1970s Scotland, a musical wave swelled with energy. The genre of punk music attracted a tenacious following, thriving on the raw energy of its performers and fan base. So fast-moving that it almost instantly transitioned into post-punk, this movement suddenly gave many young people a voice- and a tenacious audience for their music.

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5M – A Silent Film That Screams (Short Critique)

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Critiques, Critiques (Short Narrative), Featured, Narrative, Short Length | 0 comments

Dave Shaw (Deepak Ravella) and his wife, Amy (Ami Sheth), live the high life, despite Dave’s addiction to gambling and narcotics. Dave is recovering from a drunken gambling spree the night before when his business partner Sonny (Sonny Chatrath) comes to their house. He explains to Amy that the business is going under and that their building is being foreclosed on.

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The Visit (Special Critique)

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Critiques, Feature Length, Featured, Narrative, Special, Special Feature Narrative | 0 comments

When two children, Becca (Olivia DeJonge) and Tyler (Ed Oxenbould), visit their grandparents (Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie) for the very first time, it seems like a great chance to connect and have fun with long-lost Nana and Pop Pop. But before long, the children discover that their grandparents act more than a little strange after 9:30pm. What happens when this cheerful visit turns terrifying?

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The Last Buck Hunt (Straight Shooter Review)

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Feature Length, Featured, Narrative, Reviews, Straight Shooter Reviews, Straight Shooter Reviews (Feature Narrative) | 3 comments

Reality show host and hunting prodigy Kenny Wayne (Zack Gold) drags his camera crew on a hunt for the most legendary, terrifying buck in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. While Kenny tries to prove his hunting worth by capturing the quest on video, cameraman Steve (Cathan Bordyn) and sound recordist Alex (Briana Chicha) must figure out if the hunt is legitimate, or simply a hoax. What will they find out in the woods?

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