Commissioned by Hideaki Anno (Neon Genesis Evangelion), made by Studio Ghibli, with a monster designed by Hayao Miyazaki, this tokusatsu short is apocalyptic, bleak, and a great tribute to films of its ilk.
I have seen this short about 4 times in the last month. Coming across it by sheer accident (I saw a trailer for We Are Little Zombies and was curious what the director had done previous), this has resonated with me very strongly.
Sundays got picked up by Warner Bros., I am only assuming to adapt into a full length feature. But that was 4 years ago.
VR is not something I partake in. And that sentence makes it sound like a drug. What this short does is lean into that, warns us of what may happen.
We are now set free. A terrifying prospect. This short from VFX crew Big Lazy Robot, was created as a spec film, aka a film which showed what they can do without the pressures of a deadline or overheads.
And so what may end up becoming a regular feature (that will no doubt end after 10 days), here is today’s Short of the Day.
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