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Must Watch: Amazing Fantastic Fest Horror Short Film 'No Way Out'

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October 30, 2012
Source: Bloody Disgusting

No Way Out

Obviously our focus on film is geared more towards feature length cinema, but every now and then a spectacular short film comes along that just deserves and even begs to be seen. Some of those even go on to get feature film deals like the recent short True Skin which just got picked up by Warner Bros. That brings us to No Way Out, a twisted, spooky horror short that played at Fantastic Fest last year. The film stars A.J. Bowen (The House of the Devil, You’re Next) as a man stuck and scared out of his mind in a basement where something unnatural seems to be with him. It's the scariest new film you'll watch this Halloween.

Here's Kristoffer Aaron Morgan's Fantastic Fest horror short No Way Out via Bloody Disgusting:

"Isolated in a place where twisted creatures torment him from the dark, a man desperately tries to find an escape." That's the simple logline, and the shooting of the film was very old school. Writer Eric Vespe (who you might know as Quint at Ain't It Cool News) told SlashFilm last Halloween, "It was fun to do it the soundstage way because it felt like playing with old Hollywood tricks." In addition, director Kristoffer Aaron Morgan commented, “I had something to say. We had an idea about anxiety and being paralyzed by your fears and we just wanted to work that out by telling a story.” What do you think of No Way Out?

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Reader Feedback - 14 Comments

1

Right away...why did he just walk away from the door without barricading it? http://www.mediocrityisthenewgenius.com

MITNG on Oct 30, 2012

2

Gross dude

DoomCanoe on Oct 30, 2012

3

Hmm.... That was pretty fucked up. I'm guessing there's deeper meaning to it all?

Akira Money ♕ on Oct 30, 2012

4

The hell did I just watch?

Zen on Oct 30, 2012

5

Wow, one of my comments was left out of this thread.

MITNG on Oct 30, 2012

6

Yawn...

Zeeshopper on Oct 30, 2012

7

Pretty dumb. Waste of good talent.

Topher on Oct 30, 2012

8

Meh.

guest on Oct 30, 2012

9

Meh 2.

JayC on Oct 31, 2012

10

SUCKS dafuq was that? what was going on? why did he do that to his head? whats in the light? who's the monster? why didn't the monster kill the man? it pierced through his leg he should have bled to death from that wound how did he move his body without his mind attached to his his T_T

Mohd. Al-Shemmari on Oct 30, 2012

11

So far the best halloween short I've seen this year is this one... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDaXTvsORoA&feature=plcp

dom on Oct 30, 2012

12

Now that's a great short!

BSL on Oct 31, 2012

13

Not impressed.

Shane on Oct 30, 2012

14

I think they are trying to say that if you smash your head into a wall and remove your brain, you might enjoy this film.

CHUD on Nov 2, 2012

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