Smodcastle Film Festival 2023 - Block 16

poster for Smodcastle Film Festival 2023 - Block 16 Love's Baby Soft - It's 1976. A feisty preteen desperate to grow up learns how tough it truly is when her world collides with her super cool 16 year old babysitter.

The Queue - An internet content moderator confronts the darkness within the videos he screens.

Dead Enders - A disaffected, young gas-station clerk on the midnight shift must learn to give a damn about something after malevolent mind-controlling bugs are set loose by irresponsible oil drillers.

I Had A Great Time Last Night - Two down-on-their-luck stoners execute a bank heist when one realizes he went on a date with the teller the night before.

Chicken - An aspiring comedian must overcome her fears of poultry and stand up.

The Lost Weekend - "The Lost Weekend" is a coming-of-age drama staring Brendan Egan (Universal Pictures' Jem & The Holograms, Ugly Sweater), Chloe Lang (Nickelodeon's LazyTown) and Henry Lynch (Showtime's Dexter: New Blood, Netflix's The Society) written and directed by Charlie Norton. In the Summer of 2004, James, a teenage boy grappling with his masculinity, embarks on a weekend trip to Cape Cod. As he confronts toxic expectations about what it means to be a man, James must make a life-changing decision that will shape his future.

RUN TIME: 120 min