Two friends decide to summon a demon to become super cool. They accidentally summon a demon. Then, they run.
This is a hilariously well-constructed short. They know where the beats need to lay, where the shots need to go long, and especiall where they need to have friendship conversation exist in a story of action. That's the hardest part of a short comedy, and the timing in this incredibl tight six minute short is so perfect.
The actors are great, and they're solid genre actors. They are living in a different world than we are, but they are reacting to things like we would. That's what it takes to make an audience connect with a fantasy film deeply, and it's what the manage here.
We Summoned a Demon is a super-smart, perfectly piece of a fantastically adult situation!
You can see We Summoned a Demon as a part of the Something Funny series of shorts showing at Hammer Theatre SJ in Beautiful Downtown San Jose on Sat, Mar 3 11:15 AM, Sun, Mar 4 8:30 PM and Sun, Mar 11 10:15 AM, plus Century 20 Redwood City - Screen 10 Sat, Mar 3 9:30 PM and Sat, Mar 10 7:50 PM