Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
'Vampire Diaries' Star Kat Graham Will Play Tammi Terrell in a Biopic of the Late Singer 'Vampire Diaries' Star Kat Graham Will Play Tammi Terrell in a Biopic of the Late Singer You Likely Won't Find a More Candid & Comprehensive Interview with Euzhan Palcy Than This One... You Likely Won't Find a More Candid & Comprehensive Interview with Euzhan Palcy Than This One... Watch Clip From 'Teachers' - a Film on the Education Crisis in the USA, Starring Tatyana Ali Watch Clip From 'Teachers' - a Film on the Education Crisis in the USA, Starring Tatyana Ali David Oyelowo, Amma Asante & Rosamund Pike Teaming Up for Seretse Khama Feature Project David Oyelowo, Amma Asante & Rosamund Pike Teaming Up for Seretse Khama Feature Project 40+ Black Filmmakers Will Take Over Twitter Tomorrow for an AFFRM-ing Objective. You Should Join Them... 40+ Black Filmmakers Will Take Over Twitter Tomorrow for an AFFRM-ing Objective. You Should Join Them... Rae Dawn Chong Headlines ‘7 Magpies’ - All-Black Female Director Horror Anthology Film Rae Dawn Chong Headlines ‘7 Magpies’ - All-Black Female Director Horror Anthology Film The Nina Simone Bio Starring Zoe Saldana Will Apparently Be Released Later This Year... The Nina Simone Bio Starring Zoe Saldana Will Apparently Be Released Later This Year... The American Black Film Festival Announces Its 2015 Films in Competition The American Black Film Festival Announces Its 2015 Films in Competition Why ‘The View’ Badly Needs Raven-Symoné Why ‘The View’ Badly Needs Raven-Symoné It's Black Bike Week! Watch 2 Short Documentaries on the Popular Annual Event It's Black Bike Week! Watch 2 Short Documentaries on the Popular Annual Event Gabrielle Union Joins Jamie Foxx in a Race to Save His Kidnapped Son, in 'Sleepless Night' Gabrielle Union Joins Jamie Foxx in a Race to Save His Kidnapped Son, in 'Sleepless Night' Here's the List of Films & TV Series Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix's Streaming Library in June Here's the List of Films & TV Series Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix's Streaming Library in June Watch Trailer for Teen TV Drama Series in Development, ‘MysEducation’ Watch Trailer for Teen TV Drama Series in Development, ‘MysEducation’ 'Chocolate City' Finally Gets a Trailer + Release Date Set (Might It Steal Some of 'Magic Mike's' Summer Thunder?) 'Chocolate City' Finally Gets a Trailer + Release Date Set (Might It Steal Some of 'Magic Mike's' Summer Thunder?) Apparently, Many of You Aren't Pleased With the "All-New" 'Single Ladies'... What's Going on? Apparently, Many of You Aren't Pleased With the "All-New" 'Single Ladies'... What's Going on? Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Aaron McGruder Finally Explains Why He Left 'The Boondocks' Aaron McGruder Finally Explains Why He Left 'The Boondocks' Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Tichina Arnold Says She Talked To Martin Lawrence About Doing A 'Martin' Movie... Tichina Arnold Says She Talked To Martin Lawrence About Doing A 'Martin' Movie...

Watch Brit 'Underground' Drama 'The Trap' (Film Made For *Nothing,* Released Online For Free, Goes Viral)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act November 23, 2012 at 12:00PM

I was just alerted to Brit filmmakers Arnold Jorge & Steven Lepardo, and their 48-minute drama titled The Trap, which they released online primarily, in mid-October, for free! 
4
The Trap

I was just alerted to Brit filmmakers Arnold Jorge & Steven Lepardo, and their 48-minute drama titled The Trap, which they released online primarily, in mid-October, for free! 

The film, which follows the lives of 4 close friends who allow money and greed, to turn them against each other, was penned by Jorge, and stars Jorge, along with a cast of young, up-and-coming UK talents in J Spades, Margs, Dun D, Fekky, Tyrell Rees Morgan, Kamali Lushane Marrett, Brandon Joseph, Hayden Sealy, Jason York, Eric Kolelas, Seliza Sebastian, Frieda Thiel, and Guyle Kabesa.

The filmmakers are calling it "the 1st UK underground viral movie," produced on a *nothing* budget, and, thus far, it's been viewed over 100,000 times on YouTube alone, which I think is actually impressive, given how long it's been online, and the length of the film.

And now you get to watch it yourselves, if you haven't already. 

I've only seen the first 10 minutes, so I can't tell you whether how good it is; you'll just have to see for yourselves. But I will watch it in full, when I have time - likely over the weekend. 

I post it in part because I almost always appreciate enterprising young filmmakers like this, regardless of the strength and content of the film.

Watch below:


Shadow & ActNewsletter