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Zero Percent

A gripping tale of captivity with an unnerving religious undertone.
4/5

Review

J.W. Cox‘s short thriller is a chilling and unsettling exploration of the terrifying reality of being held captive by a deranged psychopath. The film primarily follows Eden, played with remarkable emotion and strength by Brandi Botkin, as she is confined to a basement by her captor, an antagonist played by Chris Dettone. The premise is terrifyingly plausible, and Cox expertly ratchets up the tension throughout as a result.

What sets this film apart is the meticulous attention paid to every technical aspect of the production. The cinematography by Matthew Kennedy is moody and atmospheric, creating a palpable sense of dread. The sound design and editing are both top-notch, heightening the suspenseful atmosphere without ever detracting from the expertly crafted performances of the actors.

The entire cast delivers fantastic performances, with Botkin standing out in particular. The psychological horror of their initial interactions peaks in their final confrontation – a tense and emotional scene that will leave you thoroughly impressed.

Overall, Cox delivers an intense, immensely watchable short film that truly keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. The brilliant acting, cinematography, sound design, and editing all work together to create a genuinely gripping experience, and I highly recommend this film to fans of the thriller genre. A sequel would be most welcome.

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Zero Percent

A gripping tale of captivity with an unnerving religious undertone.
4/5

Review

J.W. Cox‘s short thriller is a chilling and unsettling exploration of the terrifying reality of being held captive by a deranged psychopath. The film primarily follows Eden, played with remarkable emotion and strength by Brandi Botkin, as she is confined to a basement by her captor, an antagonist played by Chris Dettone. The premise is terrifyingly plausible, and Cox expertly ratchets up the tension throughout as a result.

What sets this film apart is the meticulous attention paid to every technical aspect of the production. The cinematography by Matthew Kennedy is moody and atmospheric, creating a palpable sense of dread. The sound design and editing are both top-notch, heightening the suspenseful atmosphere without ever detracting from the expertly crafted performances of the actors.

The entire cast delivers fantastic performances, with Botkin standing out in particular. The psychological horror of their initial interactions peaks in their final confrontation – a tense and emotional scene that will leave you thoroughly impressed.

Overall, Cox delivers an intense, immensely watchable short film that truly keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. The brilliant acting, cinematography, sound design, and editing all work together to create a genuinely gripping experience, and I highly recommend this film to fans of the thriller genre. A sequel would be most welcome.

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