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Suck

A witty horror about friendship, acceptance and blood-sucking.
5/5

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Written and directed by Kyle Roy, ‘Suck’ is a comedic horror film that explores the friendship between Jack and Nick, after Nick is exposed as a blood-sucking vampire. Starring Tim Leslie (Jack) and Cameron Wertenberger (Nick), the narrative takes a satirical look at Nick’s identity whilst capturing the hysteria and bewilderment from his best friend. The rib-tickling hilarity is within the plot’s parallel to conventional coming-out tales, wrapped up with witty dialogue, zany characterization and stellar acting delivery.

The 22-minute comedy opens at a teenage house-party, where Jack discovers Nick’s seemingly intimate liaison with another boy. As the other boy falls flat on the ground, Nick discloses his secret identity – he’s a vampire. The humor is strengthened by the contract in character energy (panic and calmness), as Jack is conflicted with helping his friend discard the deceased. Running alongside the frenzy, Jack is faced with the process of accepting his friend – jocularly akin to the process of coming-out.

Kyle Roy has delivered a spectacular comedy that succeeds both narratively and technically. Blazingly amusing dialogue, aptly brought to life by Leslie and Wertenberger, is certain to maintain viewer engagement from start-to-finish. Visually, the film is captured with sensational cinematography that is delivered in a cinematic style reminiscent of the horror genre. Exterior lighting is well crafted and deserves high praise. Sound and post-production are equally commendable. Highly recommended viewing.

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Suck

A witty horror about friendship, acceptance and blood-sucking.
5/5

Review

Written and directed by Kyle Roy, ‘Suck’ is a comedic horror film that explores the friendship between Jack and Nick, after Nick is exposed as a blood-sucking vampire. Starring Tim Leslie (Jack) and Cameron Wertenberger (Nick), the narrative takes a satirical look at Nick’s identity whilst capturing the hysteria and bewilderment from his best friend. The rib-tickling hilarity is within the plot’s parallel to conventional coming-out tales, wrapped up with witty dialogue, zany characterization and stellar acting delivery.

The 22-minute comedy opens at a teenage house-party, where Jack discovers Nick’s seemingly intimate liaison with another boy. As the other boy falls flat on the ground, Nick discloses his secret identity – he’s a vampire. The humor is strengthened by the contract in character energy (panic and calmness), as Jack is conflicted with helping his friend discard the deceased. Running alongside the frenzy, Jack is faced with the process of accepting his friend – jocularly akin to the process of coming-out.

Kyle Roy has delivered a spectacular comedy that succeeds both narratively and technically. Blazingly amusing dialogue, aptly brought to life by Leslie and Wertenberger, is certain to maintain viewer engagement from start-to-finish. Visually, the film is captured with sensational cinematography that is delivered in a cinematic style reminiscent of the horror genre. Exterior lighting is well crafted and deserves high praise. Sound and post-production are equally commendable. Highly recommended viewing.

Suck Short Film e1668271435732

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