Little Death (2014/Magnolia
A Sound: A Extras: C+ Film: B+
Little Death is a fun quirky romantic comedy, but it is more
sexual than that. The title of the movie actually is slang for an
orgasm. I know this because it says so right on the cover of the
Blu-ray. The sexual scenes and scenarios are not so much erotic as
they are humorous.
movie gives us a few stories about several different couples. It
goes in and out of each story to show their separate lives, but keeps
it all together by showing us what drives us towards our "adult"
watching this Josh Lawson-directed film, you will start to realize
that there are many things that could offend people, so keep in mind
this movie is not for everyone. There are fetishes in the movie that
are considered taboo. An example of this would be that one of the
characters wants their boyfriend to rape them. It is a strong word
that bulges out when you hear or even glance at, but if you can get
around that you should be fine with how they do it.
become invested in the characters of The
so much so, you get frustrated when you see that there is no clear
resolution of these characters. They decide to only give a mild
suggestion of how their lives will continue on during their last
scene. The cast includes
Bojana Novakovic, Damon Herriman, Stephanie May, Ben Lawson, Tasneem
Roc and Josh Lawson.
definition Blu-ray looks great and does not loose any quality with
the 2.35:1 frame and 1080p transfer. All the textures and colors
come through in fine detail. It has a DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 5.1
lossless track that sounds great during outside conversations and
with supporting music. All the sound effects come through crystal
clear, such as, a bottle shattering or a fire alarm.
special features for The Little Death include: A Little
Look at The Story, Casting & Directing: From Script to Screen,
Inside The Cast & Characters: Relationships & Sex,
Interview with Writer/Director Josh Lawson.