Trane & Miles (Short Critique)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Critiques, Critiques (Short Narrative), Featured, Narrative, Short Length | 0 comments

March 2nd and April 22nd of 1959, Miles Davis and John Coltrane teamed up to record “Kind of Blue,” an album that would become one of the best-selling jazz albums of all time and would mold the sound of most of the jazz that came after. Trane & Miles tells a possible tale of these momentous recording sessions between these iconic musicians from the fictionalized perspective of a post-life Miles Davis, who’s had some time to reflect on things and really focus on his most endearing memories.

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Gold Field (Short Critique)

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Critiques, Critiques (Short Narrative), Featured, Narrative, Short Length | 0 comments

Set in the brutal Gold Rush of Australia in the 1850's, Gold Field tells a tale of betrayal and greed. Guillaume (Dino Marnika) and his brother, Frederic (Albert Goikhman), are camping on their claim in the Australian region of Victoria. As Frederic heads off to gather more wood for the fire, Guillaume catches sight of an old acquaintance in the dark and calls out to him. Etienne (Alan King) emerges from the surrounding thicket, stripped naked with his hands tied in front of him. Guillaume invites him to the fire and....

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Broadcast (Critique)

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in Critiques, Critiques (Short Narrative), Narrative, Short Length | 0 comments

Ethan is a car thief. He boosts cars for a living, which has led to a lifetime of friction and disconnect between himself and those closest to him. When he carjacks a car, throws the occupant out by the side of the road, and drives off into the boonies, it’s just another day in his life. However, as he drives toward the rendezvous he’s set up ahead of time with his cohorts, a disturbing news broadcast makes him realize that this is the worst day for business as usual.

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The Brother (Critique)

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Critiques, Critiques (Short Narrative), Narrative, Short Length | 0 comments

Mark is living his dream in the big city and everything is going well, until he receives a call from his estranged mother. She tells him that his brother Danny is dead, but because she didn't know how to reach Mark, Danny's funeral has already passed. Mark decides to return to his small hometown to make peace with both his brother and his past.

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