PRESENCE (trailer): Is the apocalypse in all your head? Bryan Kramer’s debut feature has exploding heads, which is excellent, but really it’s more about one man’s journey into paranoia and the lonely night, as he struggles to understand what the deadly pandemic is all about. Forget Scanners and fast pace, think existentialist head trip on the meaning of plague, set to sparse eerie electronic chords, plus historical footage of gas masks and missiles. I would have liked more exploding heads, but perhaps that wasn’t the point, or budget. (via quietearth.us)
STASIS (full short movie): In the future, an Ex-Soldier is placed in virtual exercises to cure his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In the simulations, he sees glimpses of a mysterious girl, presumably someone from his past. When a Stranger appears in his facility offering answers, the Soldier finds himself once again asked to kill, this time for her… (via io9)
INTER // STATES (full short movie): Inter // States is the latest Tokyo time-lapse piece by photographer Samuel Cockedey. The soundtrack is “Paradigm Flux (Tokyo Cut)” by Woob, from the new “Paradigm Flux” EP. (via pink tentacle)
Yes. There will be more recommendations. And while you’re at it, check out the amazing soundtrack done for the Inter // States movie on bandcamp – Woob’s EP is simply amazing. Stream it for free, download it for at least 1 USD.