There's a chill in the air. Leaves are starting to fall. Ghoulish decorations line the streets. Pumpkin spice lattes, monster cereals, autumnal beers, and other seasonal treats are out in full force. There's no question about it: Halloween is near.
What better way to kick it off the season than with a short horror film that captures Halloween's frightfully fun atmosphere? Root of All Evil is now available to watch for free:
The short was created for the Providence 48 Hour Film Project, in which participants are given 48 hours to conceive, produce, and hand in a completed short film based on specified requirements. It went on to win Best Film in the competition, along with five other awards: Best Ensemble Cast, Best Costumes, Best Use of Prop, Best Special Effects, and Most Lifelike Severed Body Part.
Root of All Evil is the latest effort written, directed, and scored by Alex DiVincenzo (The Horrors of AutoCorrect, Trouser Snake), who was tasked with creating a short in the "nature horror" genre. Jaquelyn Fabian, Topher Hansson, Jordan Pacheco, Anacaren Delgado, Acei Martin, Allie Marshall, and Jamie Dufault star..
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