The short film ‘iMom’ isn’t a particularly original or even re-worked idea.  There are loads of stories in our culture about what happens when technology takes over a human job or role.  What makes this short brilliant thought, is the execution.

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The robotic iMom, played by Matilda Brown, is acted better than most big-budget actors  would in the given role.  The film’s makeup, from music to composition, gives the flick a tense, almost horror-like quality.

The best parts of the short are in-between bits – the ads for your very own iMother.  At first they are seemingly normal late-night TV ads, cheap evening informercials about how the new iMom changed their life.  Things are slowly revealed here, with one mom saying she has ‘backup’, and the father does a slight double take

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