A (very) dark-comedy that explores the effects childhood abandonment can have on an adult life, Scott Rawsthorne and Jon Shaikh’s Cowboy Ben is a short bound to shock and enthral those that view it. Essentially a two-hander between two stalwarts of British television (Shaun Dooley and Ramon Tikaram), the success of this 8-minute film balances on their powerful performances – a burden their wealth of experience can easily handle.
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.
Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life.
A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.
Have you watched Cowboy Ben yet? What did you think about it?