Nashville Film Festival: Day Four

The Nashville Film Festival has arrived, and over the next week, I will be covering the festival and all of the films that I watch. From Short films to Documentaries to Featured Films and more, the festival is filled, with movies that range from all sorts of genres.

Another Day in the books, here is what I watched on day three of the festival.

Inspector Ike

Rating: 2 out of 5.

First, as we kicked off the film, the movie’s feel was very low budget feeling, and while I wasn’t sure how to kind of take it.

Speaking of the low budget feeling, the acting was terrible. I felt like it was supposed to be like that, but I am unsure of that.

This was a disaster, the script was bad, the direction was bad, and it was just not good at all.

The Next Time (short film) 

Rating: 1.5 out of 5.

So, it had beautiful cinematography, and well, that’s about it. Just awkwardly shot, and the screenplay didn’t feel like it had a point to it.

The Arbors

Rating: 1.5 out of 5.

I felt like this had a strong concept, but the writer felt like they were in over their heads throughout the movie.

Campy nature creature movies can work, but this just lacked the execution, the acting, the writing, and specific reason for us, the viewer, to care about what’s about to happen.

Overall a very lackluster movie.

Jacob is a film critic and co-founder of the Music City Drive-In. He is a member of the Music City Film Critics’ Association and specializes in the awards season. You can find him on Twitter @Tberry57.

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