Monday, September 29, 2014

Molly C. Quinn short "The Shift"

Molly C. Quinn The Shift
Molly C. Quinn

THE SHIFT from Francesco Calabrese on Vimeo.

Molly C. Quinn played Alexis C. Castle on "Castle," but that's not all she does. Here is a short film that she did with director Francesco Calabrese called "The Shift." It is filmed in a retro style that is fairly convincing, but for the fact that kitchens back then weren't nearly as spacious as theirs is, especially in such a small house.

I know, I'm such a nitpicker. But they did get the phone right. So there's that. And they probably had a budget of about $5, so I'm really just saying this tongue in cheek.

Overall, a great job. Nice to see that Quinn enjoys doing these shorts which test her acting chops just a tiny bit. However, be forewarned, it is kind of weird. Some good acting, pretty enjoyable and kinda weird.

I wish this were a lot longer - best recommendation you'll ever hear from me. I'm thinking that is what they want to have happen. We shall see.

Put it in the widest screen you can.

Have fun.

Molly C. Quinn The Shift

From the page:

1964. An ordinary day turns out to be anything but, when Joe comes home to find out that his wife Betty hasn't been cooking dinner. And there's a very good reason for that.
Written, Directed & Edited by Francesco Calabrese
with Molly C. Quinn, Ryan Welsh & Whitney Hoy
Produced by Eppich Films & Withstand
in association with Durable Goods
Dop // Patrick Jones
Costumes // Suzy Sachs
Production Design // Ricardo Jattan
Music // Mark Yaeger
Sound // Erik D. Magnus
Post // Proxima Milano

Molly C. Quinn The Shift
Nice pin, perfecto for 1964

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