Our Official Top 10 Short Films of 2020!!

So guys, we've come to the end of a pretty grim year, but despite these trying times, we've been blessed to discover some incredible work from some visionary artists in front of and behind the camera.


As we tick-tock the final moments of 2020, we decided to share some of the highlights of the films we've reviewed this year in the form of a top 10. And because we don't want to have all the fun, we've shared them with you down below. Each film is accompanied by a link to read our full review so please check those out.


If you want to catch our final podcast episode of the year where Nigel and George break down their own top 10 picks in order to arrive at the combined list, then take a peek at the episode embedded below.





Top 10 Reviewed Short Films of 2020


10. ONE MINUTE TIME MACHINE

Dir: Devon Avery


Premise:

Every time the beautiful Regina rejects his advances, James pushes a red button and tries again, all the while unaware of the reality and consequences of his actions.

Click to read our full review.


9. HUNGRY JOE

Dir: Paul Holbrook & Sam Dawe


Premise:

A single mother struggles to bond with her apathetic child; born with an insatiable and increasingly inhumane appetite.

Click to read our full review.


8. BEVERLEY

Dir: Alexander Thomas


Premise:

This period racial drama follows the identity struggles of a mixed-race teenager who moves to white suburbia. Her fight to fit in with the local gang leads to devastating consequences.

Click to read our full review.


7. CTRL Z

Dir: James Kennedy


Premise:

A Science Fiction Romantic Comedy.

An adventure through time begins in a greasy Manchester cafe, when Ed; a hopeless in love inventor, creates a device that allows him to undo time. With unlimited chances he has hopes of impressing the girl of his dreams, but that's not as easy as it sounds.

With his best friend Carrie by his side he must fight to undo the past and get the girl.

Click to read our full review.


6. SUCCESSFUL ALCOHOLICS

Dir: Jordan Vogt-Roberts


Premise:

A couple that are very successful in their jobs and at the same time have a drinking problem try to manage their love life, their social life and their jobs.


5. LOVE, DEATH & ROBOTS: BEYOND THE AQUILA RIFT

Dir: Dominique Boidin,, Léon Bérelle,, Rémi Kozyra,, Maxime Luère


Premise:

Awakening after traveling light years off course, a ship's crew struggles to discover just how far they've come.

Click to watch on Netflix (subscription required)

Click to read our full review.


4. MY BROTHER JORDAN

Dir: Justin Robinson


Premise:

Four years after Jordan's death, Justin set out on an 8-year journey to bring his brother's story to life. With the help of 102 interviews and 300+ home videotapes, equalling 450+ hours of footage, "My Brother Jordan" chronicles Jordan's life and death and paints the bond of brotherhood between Jordan and Justin Robinson.

Click to read our full review.


3. TWO DOSAS

Dir: Sarmad Masud


Premise:

Geeky Pavan takes his 'English Rose' on a date to the most authentic Indian restaurant in the city. To his horror she goes off-menu, in Hindi...

Click to read our full review.


2. THE KARMAN LINE

Dir: Oscar Sharp


Premise:

A woman contracts an unusual condition that causes her to rise gradually into the air, as her husband and daughter struggle to cope.

Click to read our full review.


1. THE NEIGHBORS' WINDOW

Dir: Marshall Curry


Premise:

The Neighbors' Window tells the story of a mother who has grown frustrated with her husband and her daily routine. But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.


Thanks for joining us over the last year. We really hope we've put some great films on your radar and we look forward to dusting off the festive season and get back on it again in the new year. Our best wishes to you all!

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