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Blush (2021) – Review/Summary (with Spoilers)

In 11 minutes, you get one of the cutest animated sci-fi love stories since Wall-E.


Community Rating: 100% (1)


 


Director(s)Joe Mateo
Screenplay ByJoe Mateo
Date Released6/13/2021
Where Can You Watch?Film Festival (Tribeca Film Festival)
Genre(s)Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Animation, Family
Duration11 Minutes
RatingNot Rated
Noted Cast
N/AN/A

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Film Summary

An astronaut’s shop is hit by an asteroid that lands him on a rock where it seems he’ll be trapped until the end of his days. But, luckily, an alien ends up landing on the same rock and, seemingly with knowledge of human life, makes the rock hospitable for him. By doing so, he shares the foods he was cultivating in his ship and so begins them falling in love, with it all beginning with her blushing.

Things To Note | Question(s) Left Unanswered

  • Reason(s) for Film Rating: This is so G-rated it could play before a Pixar movie.

Cast & Character Guide

Please Note: This is not an exhaustive list of every cast member.

Guy

The astronaut guy when he arrives on a small planet

An astronaut who, with no ability to contact Earth, settles into the world an alien girl made.

Alien Girl

The alein woman smiling

An alien from unknown origins who falls for a human man, partly due to the mangoes he grows.

Review/ Commentary

It Reminds You Feelings Sometimes Don’t Need Words

The reason why there isn’t a noted cast is due to no one speaking. Yet, without words, you understand body language, take the signs that they are growing to like each other, and it is all so innocent and cute that it makes for the perfect short. It’s like a quick dose of sugar to lighten your mood and ends just as you need it to. Mind you, are there questions you could ask? Yes. Since the alien girl being able to quickly make an environment the astronaut can breathe and not freeze to death in raises an eyebrow, alongside how she knew what he needed.

But, this isn’t meant to be a serious, fact check, sci-fi. It’s just a cute little romance.

Overall

What’s Considered For Our Final Rating

Rating: Positive (Worth Seeing)

Blush is cute and seems like the perfect warmup to an epic romance or just a quick reminder of why people still like falling in love. For while the short is simple, that is the hook. It’s quick, easy to get into, and makes you swoon in a short amount of time.

Title Card - Blush (2021)
Blush (2021) – Review/Summary (with Spoilers)
Who Is This For?
Those who like simple love stories that don't get complicated or ruined by someone doing something stupid.
Highlights
It Reminds You Feelings Sometimes Don't Need Words
Low Points/ On The Fence
83

What Would Your Rating Be?

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