A fascinating look at the world of Independent Games Design or better known as Indie Games. By definition an Indie Game is made by a small team or individual. They eschew the big publishers like EA or Activation Blizzard and often with great disdain.
This is a movie length trailer for HD Televisions… well not really but that’s what it felt like. Beautifully captured, breathtaking images are paired with soaring music. Individual scenes are quite extraordinary. Strung together for and hour and twenty minutes though, this film wears at you.
Here’s a video of a crazy/brave man pretending to be zombie in Miami. It’s a great 3 minute clip of him running up to unsuspecting people and scaring the crap out of them.
Javier’s life sucks, he’s an out of work Creative Director and his relationship of 3 years with Sofia is over. He’s the only one that is oblivious to the reasons. He’s unlikeable but entertaining. He’s that jerk everyone knows but are still friends with.
An old country house is put up for sale. Laura and her dad Wilson are hired by Nestor the owner to clean and repair it. When the father investigates noises emanating from upstairs, Laura hears a struggle and finds her dad dead and that she’s locked in with the killer. The entire film is done in a single long take.
In the future Mexico City is renamed Villeparisio. The country has become a totalitarian regime. It pacifies it’s citizens with mind control drugs. In it lives Pablo, a well to do young man with a mother who is about to marry the government’s head of security. He has everything handed to him, yet he numbs himself with with drugs and alcohol.
At a local Connecticut recreation center, an adult swim class learns more than blowing bubbles. All sorts of people take the course. Some are doing it to spend time with their family, overcome a childhood fear, enjoy their a new pool, prove something to themselves, meet someone, or just learn how to swim.
Kaboom follows SoCal student Smith through his off study hours of partying, hooking up and his super vivid dreams. The dreams show him a mysterious red-head dumpster. This is all going on as he has the hots for his surfer roommate Thor, best friend Stella, and hooks up with a girl named London at a party. At the very same party he meets the red-head from his dreams.
Jennifer is in NYC to study but her real desire is to be with her sweetheart Vincent. Her only contact in town is distant relative Sam. A former sailor, gambler and waiter, he seems to be leading an aimless life. When Jennifer experiences heartbreak, it starts to crack Sam’s tough exterior.
Rosario Tijeras is the story of a beautiful gun toting seductress in Medellin Columbia. It’s 1989 and Rosario is brought bleeding into a hospital by her friend Antonio. Her life slipping away, the scene flashes back to when they first met.
Rutger Hauer plays the new-in-town hobo. When he defends a street walker named Abby from an attack, he brings the wrath of the local depraved crime lord. He gets a shotgun and starts dispensing justice one shell at a time.
Nestled between the University of Virginia and a row of bars, is a triangular shaped parking lot in Charlottesville. It’s worked by transitory philosophers and dreamers. The parking lot attendants endure a constant class war against those who park their giant SUVs, yet are indignant about paying 75 cents for it. This is their story.