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“14 Minutes” – A Short Film Review

14 Minutes is a short film with the skill and heart to captivate and involve you into the lives of the great characters portrayed on screen. A heartfelt film, it brings back the old fashioned ways of the speech and thinking of the good old days and characters.

ACTING: 10/10

It takes skill to master such intellectual writing and it was well mastered here. Every emotion was conveyed with ease and every scene completed with satisfying results. The characters were well portrayed and the actors well chosen for the roles.

PACING: 10/10

The short never had a dull moment and every word kept me intrigued. The film gave us memorable characters and it was easy and fun to follow them on their story.

WRITING: 10/10

The dialogue is quite witty, wise and intriguing. It brings me back to classic-style Hollywood films in which plot and character reigned supreme. This was a film with heart-felt wording and crafted character. Truly compelling and enriching to the human soul.

OVERALL: 10/10

This is a great short film, one the likes of which belongs to our past times of old fashioned moral integrity in terms of the dialogue and emotions. A simple, yet lovely film and captivating to the last moment.

You can find out more about 14 Minutes here.

Review by Kale Slade

Kale Slade

Kale Slade has written for Movie Vine and Entertainment Vine for four years. Striving to do what he can to aid filmmakers in promoting and crafting their projects, he enjoys lending a hand when he can. He also enjoys horseback riding, photography, writing poetry and novels and spending time in nature, experiencing the beauties of life.

One Comment

  1. I couldn’t disagree with you more. The characters are flat, with no interesting qualities. The guy is just there to look hunky and symbolize a poorly thought out alternative to a stable relationship that this woman seems too immature to actually handle. She’s thoughtless, and ignorant of the affect her actions have on other people. How a person “feels” doesn’t amount to anything worth much, it’s your ACTIONS that truly matter, and all this woman does is hurt those around her and act like a prat. She is, ultimately, a bad person, and the film doesn’t even bother trying to explore her complexly or bother condemning her. It just expects us to fill in the emotional blanks with our own personal baggage, and that’s just sloppy cinema.

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