Superhost

Superhost (2021)

Teddy (Osric Chau) and Claire (Sara Canning) are co-presenters on their travel vlog Superhost, compiling and uploading to-camera pieces about the high-end holiday rentals where they stay. They are also a genuine couple – and right from the opening scene of writer/director Brandon Christensen‘s Superhost, there is a clear tension between their real relationship and…

Z

Z (2019)

Z first published by VODzilla.co You wait for one ‘imaginary friend’ narrative with an intense mother/son relationship at its heart, and two come along. In Adam Egypt Mortimer’s Daniel Isn’t Real (2019), a young student must contend with the possibility that he has inherited his mother’s mental illness, even as Daniel, the destructive imaginary friend…

Hit

I Put A Hit On You (2014)

  The opening sequence of I Put A Hit On You establishes a dynamic that will energise everything that follows—or at least do whatever the opposite of energise is. Harper (Sara Canning) carefully selects her elegant dress and heels for a night out that she has planned with equal care. She arrives at the swanky restaurant –…