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  • Grass and Glass

    Grass and Glass

    My first feature length collaboration with Alex Davies, Grass and Glass (75 minutes), a glacial psychedelic experience exhibiting the abstract images seen by an individual slowly dying on the floor of their home, had its digital world premiere today via the distribution platform, Sital Cinema. You can view the film in its entirety, for free of course, on Sital Cinema's youtube channel: youtu.be/ohhC5uCfHU4

  • Image & Illusion

    Image & Illusion

    After months of rigorous editing, I finally completed my eighth feature film, Image & Illusion (79 minutes), the first feature that I've decided to add to the Letterboxd database since 2017's The Passing of a Psychopath. If you would like to view the film, or any of my other password-protected works, please feel free to email me at elihayes93@gmail.com; I'll be sure to provide passwords. Much love to you all, and thank you sincerely for your infinite inspiration over the years -- it's assisted greatly in sustaining my determination to keep creating, no matter the obstructions or limitations.

    Edit: the film is now available
    publicly via vimeo.com/264388220

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  • Pink Wall

    Pink Wall

    ★★★★★

    "I have just now come from a party
    where I was its life and soul; witticisms
    streamed from my lips, everyone laughed
    and admired me, but I went away —
    yes, the dash should be as long as
    the radius of the earth's orbit
    — and wanted to shoot myself."

    - Søren Kierkegaard

    the most understanding of a failed,
    long term relationship, that I've ever,
    ever seen from a filmmaker; period.

  • The Ground Beneath My Feet

    The Ground Beneath My Feet

    ★★½

    portrays the seismic banality and vapidity of
    corporate office work pretty well, but the main
    character is so un-engagingly unsympathetic;
    why movies gotta keep villainizing mental illness
    & overlaying sequences of familial psychological
    conflict with eerie, thriller-esque music... like this
    real shit is some kind of horror movie? one scene
    in specific put me off but the rest is relatively fine
    & harmless, apart from a few questionable beats.

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  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★½

    A film made the way in which cinema is meant to be seen: so that the asshole sitting next to you, scarfing down popcorn like a rabid squirrel, actually feels like an asshole, in addition to merely being one.

  • Enter the Void

    Enter the Void

    ★★★★½

    A very light romantic comedy.
    Good for a first date.