Emotional Fusebox (2014)

  |  Short, Comedy, Drama


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Anna lives in her Mums garden shed making videos with her thumbs. Her Mum wants her to come out but Anna doesnt want to.

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7 June 2016 | riverwildeuk
5
| Missing the mark.
Tribeca and Huff Post have been busy publicizing an article about 'how short film are too hard to access, but too important not to watch'. In all fairness they are not too hard to access given the number of online platforms streaming free short films like YouTube and vimeo. In all honesty, short films do not find an audience easily because of lack of EXPOSURE. The audiences of today's internet immersed world need an 'x-factor', a 'wow factor' to make them overcome their apathy to clicking play let alone go looking for shorts. However, those shorts that have the 'x factor', 'wow factor' are the ones that have stars in them which inevitably means it will have journalists from film magazines reviewing, embedding hence promoting the film. EMOTIONAL FUSEBOX is one such a short film which despite it's lack of oomph will certainly get exposure courtesy of our sycophancy with celebrity and recognition. As a short film Emotional Fusebox employs some well-known British TV/film stars who deliver credible performances though the most endearing ones are that of Anna's best friend and grandmother. The short tells the story of a young woman who has set up home in her mother's garden shed and refuses to interact with the world outside. the screenplay is saved by the humour and performances of the grandmother and best friend. The directing leaves a lot to be desired as there is nothing of note in the visual narrative as the story relies heavily on lackluster and obvious dialogue and sometimes cute but very labored use of props. In hindsight, it is always a good idea for actors not to laugh out of character when they know a dialogue is funny as if laughing at the 'cleverness' of what they are executing. In all fairness, the short film seems to raise your curiosity because of the premise of a girl living in a shed but it misses the mark on satisfying that curiosity in a big way.

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