Short: Scrutinize (2011)

You never know who you'll run into on the subway... When a young girl enters the rail car alone, everyone becomes suspect. SCRUTINIZE compacts the fear and paranoia of REPULSION and PI into a quick four-minute subway ride. The tension runs high as the audience is left guessing from which direction danger will strike along with the mistrusting lead. SCRUTINIZE is clean-cut and sharply edited to maximize impact in the shortest amount of time possible. There is nothing immediately alarming about the average looking characters, but their menace grows with each wry smile and leering glace. By building off of familiar fears, SCRUTINIZE strikes an immediate chord with the viewer.

Rating: 7/10.

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  1. Ohhh Polanski comparisons...thanks Carl! The Fies Sisters love your help finding an audience!

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  2. When I think paranoia and day to day terror, Polanski always comes to mind!