When a young punk (Mark Wood) tries to rob a drugstore, threatening the
glue-sniffing clerk (Russ Kingston) with a gun, the clerk coolly
guillotines off the punk's hand, and as the guy runs off, he pursues him
in his car and runs him over. Then though ...
short that ends on a twist that might sound awfully cheesy in writing but
in its realization on film, it actually has more to do with the typical
surprise endings often found in good old-fashioned short stories. Add to
this a compact well-paced directorial effort and suitably subtle
performances by the two leads, and you've got a pretty good short on your
hands ... but don't believe me, see for yourself:
Robots and rats,
demons and potholes, cuddly toys and shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between, Tales to Chill Your Bones to is all of that.
Tales to Chill Your Bones to -
a collection of short stories and mini-plays ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle,
all thought up by the twisted mind of screenwriter and film reviewer Michael Haberfelner.
Tales to Chill Your Bones to
the new anthology by Michael Haberfelner