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Modern Dating

A thriller that delves into a chilling blind date.
3/5

Review

Roderick Evans’ ‘Modern Dating’ has some promising elements, but ultimately falls short in delivering a true horror-thriller experience. While Tara Slagle gives a valiant effort as the lead, her character lacks the complexity required to anchor such a story, and overall, the acting falls a bit flat. However, the cinematography is a high-point of the film, with great use of lighting to capture the threatening air of the protagonist’s surroundings.

Unfortunately, while the film may be based on a true story, it feels unfinished and lacking in payoff. The narrative fails to fully deliver the tense, terror-filled tone that the concept promises, and the climax is particularly disappointing in its lack of emotional resonance.

Overall, ‘Modern Dating’ is not without its merit, and the cinematography is a highlight, but the film struggles to create a believable and satisfying portrayal of the horrors of a blind date.

Brief Synopsis

A woman must survive a blind date that turns deadly.
Modern Dating Short Film

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Director(s): Roderick Evans
Writer(s): Roderick Evans
Cast: A. Ryon, Brandon Ferry, Dom Littles, Tara Slagle
Producer(s): Roderick Evans
Director of Photography: A. Ryon
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Runtime: 8 min

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Modern Dating

A thriller that delves into a chilling blind date.
3/5

Review

Roderick Evans’ ‘Modern Dating’ has some promising elements, but ultimately falls short in delivering a true horror-thriller experience. While Tara Slagle gives a valiant effort as the lead, her character lacks the complexity required to anchor such a story, and overall, the acting falls a bit flat. However, the cinematography is a high-point of the film, with great use of lighting to capture the threatening air of the protagonist’s surroundings.

Unfortunately, while the film may be based on a true story, it feels unfinished and lacking in payoff. The narrative fails to fully deliver the tense, terror-filled tone that the concept promises, and the climax is particularly disappointing in its lack of emotional resonance.

Overall, ‘Modern Dating’ is not without its merit, and the cinematography is a highlight, but the film struggles to create a believable and satisfying portrayal of the horrors of a blind date.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

A woman must survive a blind date that turns deadly.
Modern Dating Short Film

Credits

Director(s): Roderick Evans
Writer(s): Roderick Evans
Cast: A. Ryon, Brandon Ferry, Dom Littles, Tara Slagle
Producer(s): Roderick Evans
Director of Photography: A. Ryon
Animation:

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Genre: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 8 min
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