When two strangers find themselves trapped in a mysterious lounge with no memory of arriving, they're informed by the bartender that the only way to escape is play a game like their lives depend on it. With a spin of the roulette wheel, their fates are set: the men must play a game of pool, but it's no ordinary game! In a suspenseful, macabre twist, the balls aren't numbered but rather represent a different organ in each man's body. Just what kind of fate awaits the loser of this anything-goes game of billiards?
Death Billiards is a rather unassuming title. It is a short that only has a ½ hour episode going for it with an interesting name but a lacking synopsis. What story could possibly be told in a half an hour that could engage you? Well this hidden gem not only told it well but left me wanting more. Unlike my other reviews, this one won’t be as lengthy. This is because it is only one episode and thus... read more
Madhouse, Madhouse, Madhouse... whatever will I do with you? As usual, magnificent animation, top notch sound (slightly marred by the voice acting of the young player), a good premise... and that's about it. The story is explained in the name. Billiards, Death, that's it. Putting your life on the line causes people to act a certain way, puts extreme pressure on people, and causes them to act differently. This... read more