The short in Affleck's own words? "It's horrible. It's atrocious. I knew I wanted to be a director, and I did a couple of short films, and this is the only one that haunts me. I'm not proud of it. It looks like it was made by someone who has no prospects, no promise." And yes, it's not very good, but again, what first short made with amateur actors is?
But then again, the short can serve a function: those annoyed with the fact that "Argo" is likely going to win Best Picture at the Oscars next Sunday can probably use this to soften the blow. [via La Familia Film]