Tag Archives: Final Girls Berlin Film Festival

FGBFF 2018: Apocalypse Babies (2017) Short Film Review

In this political climate, it’s not hard to imagine the world inching closer to the apocalypse. Hate, intolerance, racism, sexism, and politicians engaging in dick measuring contests are steadily rising. The end result of this is the world that Apocalypse Babies takes place in and it’s a bleak one. Apocalypse …

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FGBFF 2018 – ‘Devil Is On His Way’ Short Film Review

Devil is on his way

Sometimes you never what you’re going to get when diving into a film. This has undoubtedly been the case when watching shorts and features for the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival. The most recent one I watched was called Devil Is On His Way. The short was written and directed …

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FGBFF 2018 – ‘Don’t Open Your Eyes’ Short Film Review

don't open your eyes

We all want success and beauty. Well, most of us do. Sometimes it feels like no matter how hard we try we never succeed and we become envious of the people that do. If someone gave you a chance to change everything, would you take it? In our newest review …

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FGBFF 2018 – ‘The Penny Dropped’ Short Film Review

How far would you go to for fame and success? Some will give everything even if it costs others their lives. Something like this happens in the recent horror short I watched called The Penny Dropped. Another amazing short from the Final Girls Berlin Festival. This intensely dark short was directed and …

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FGBFF 2018 – ‘Home Education’ (2016) An A+ Review

In life, there are certain fates that are hard for us to accept. The hardest, of course, is losing a loved one. Some never come to terms with that kind of loss. Director and writer Andrea Niada (Here We are Now 2014), brings something new and fresh on this concept with …

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FGBFF 2018 – Nothing A Little Soap And Water Can’t Fix – Movie Review

The bathtub… a place to wash away all of the stress of your day. It’s also a place where women can fall victim to psychos, aliens, or spirits. But don’t worry – it’s Nothing A Little Soap And Water Can’t Fix!  (Synopsis provided by IMDb.com): In films, as in life, …

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FGBFF 2018 – Don’t Ever Change (2018), A Hilariously Disturbing Short

We’ve all heard the phrase “Don’t ever change” at one time or another in our lives. Usually people tell us this as in, “You’re so funny!” “Your personality is so great!” or “You have such a a big heart.” But what if someone was telling us to not change the …

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FGBFF (2018) – Blood Sisters – Short Film Review

“Blood to blood, sister to sister…” Bonding can be a beautiful thing. That is, if you’re not performing a ritual to do so! As we dive into this year’s Final Girls Berlin Film Festival, we review one of the submitted short films, Blood Sisters!  (Synopsis provided by IMDb.com): Two friends (Emma …

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FGBFF 2018 – ‘Please Love Me Forever’ Short Film Review

Holy Fatma’s Please Love Me Forever takes place in a surreal world. Lili (Isabelle Carlean-Jones), a 14-year-old albino, lives alone with her 50-year-old mother, Claudie (Annick Christiaens), who overprotects her from the outside world. Obsessed with her own appearance, Lili dreams of Lyesse (Carl Malapa), her 16-year-old handsome neighbor whom …

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FGBFF (2018) – ‘The Day my Mother Became A Monster’ Short Film Review

The Day my Mother Became A Monster

Horror shorts will never cease to amaze me. The amount of beauty and darkness that can be told in such a short period of time is truly brilliant. The Final Girls Berlin Film Festival 2018 has an amazing lineup of talented directors who have created unique, horrific, and well-crafted stories. It’s …

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