Pandora Cinematheque – The Gift

This fast-paced and slightly creepy dystopian robot sci-fi short may leave more questions than answers, but overall it doesn’t disappoint. Set in Moscow at some undermined point in the future, a courier delivers a mysterious box, and upon seeing the contents kills the owner and tries to take it for himself. The robot valet of the house, a […]

Dr. Pembroke’s Clinic – True Love and Cannibalism on the High Seas

From Dr. Pembroke’s Journal – 17th February 1872 Location: Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean Cannibalism; the eating of your own kind. Known technically as anthropophagy, human history is littered with examples of cannibalistic behavior in the name of ritualism, medicine, vengeance and survival. In my cramped cabin, within an antiquated wooden ship that creaks and strains as she makes […]

Dr. Pembroke’s Clinic: Buried Alive – Three Times!

Onyxfeld,  Early winter – 1878 The cloying dark The choking dirt The air too thin to breathe. When buried deep Below the soil There’ll be no swift relief… -Dr Pembroke There are perhaps few fears more exacting upon our sense of well-being than the notion of premature burial. Trapped inside a wooden coffin, barely wide enough to move […]

Pandora Cinematheque: Paths of Hate

“Paths of Hate is a short tale about the demons that slumber deep in the human soul and have the power to push people into the abyss of blind hate, fury and rage.”

Leeches and Lightning – The Tempest Prognosticator

One of the most peculiar and fascinating devices of the nineteenth century was to be found at the Great Exhibition of Nations in Crystal Garden in 1851, a device that encapsulates the very best and the strangest of our magnificent era. The contraption in question was named the Atmospheric Electromagnetic Telegraph conducted by Animal Instinct, or to […]

Dr. Pembroke’s Clinic – The Tyburn Tree Gallows, Part 2

Hanging day was a riotous affair in the eighteenth century – convicted criminals and notorious ne’er do wells were held accountable for their vicious and heinous crimes (such as stealing bread) by means of a slow asphyxiation, swinging from the gibbet of the Tyburn Tree. The whole event was meant to serve as a deterrent yet […]

Dr. Pembroke’s Clinic – The Tyburn Tree Gallows, Part 1

The year is 1756, it’s a lovely warm autumn day… and it’s almost time for the hanging. In the center of the square, a giant mass of people cluster around the infamous three-beamed gallows known as the Tyburn Tree. In the center, beset on all sides by the thronging crowd, are two decidedly separate camps of […]

Pandora Cinematheque: The Maker

“A strange creature races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life.”

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