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Watch: ‘Empire’ Is the Horror of War Silently Distilled into Black and White

Why Watch? Lawrie Brewster’s style is difficult to describe. It’s homegrown CGI mixed with animation and live-action that’s been tossed in a blender set to homage. We previously experienced the bizarre world of Turnip Head, but this short is a new breed with similar sheep’s clothing.

It’s a salute to Abel Grance’s 1927 war epic Napoleon by way of Guy Maddin. It’s also a jarring, pristine experience.

What will it cost? Only 8 minutes.

Skip Work. You’ve Got 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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