This is adapted from www.shortoftheweek.com by an excellent review by David Masters. We thought short film and movie goers in Dallas would enjoy this short film and Master’s thoughts on Vicki and Sam.
After Vicky’s eyes meet Sam’s across aisles of DVDs in the video store, it’s only right that they should bump hips and—after a whirlwind romance of riverside walks and cute notes—fall in love. That’s the Hollywood formula. Predictable, functional, and stuffed to bursting with gooey mush, it pulls audience heart strings every time.
But not everything is as simple as first it seems.
Cut to the writers of Vicky and Sam, plotting the story in a sleepy diner. They want to spice it up, stir in some conflict, make things juicy. They’re enjoying playing gods in the lives of their characters. After all, it’s only fiction, right? (more…)