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Short Film of the Day: Eye of the Storm

Why Watch? Is it a music video or a short film? Can they be the same thing?

The first time I saw this short, I had no idea whether it was supposed to be a video for the band’s song, or if the band was featured heavily for scoring the short. That, to me, is a good sign. The other good sign is that the film looks like Sin City crashed a 1958 Buick Special into Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and forgot to trade insurance cards.

The story is engaging in a lonely way, and the score is mellow and trippy. So, maybe it’s a bit of both. Pure short and pure music video. Ain’t nothing wrong with that as long as it’s good. And it’s definitely good.

What Will It Cost? Just 5 minutes of your time.

Does it get better any better than that?

Check out Eye of the Storm for yourself:

EYE OF THE STORM (2011)

Directed By: Chris Alender

Music By: Lovett

Trust us. You have time for more short films.

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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