Review: A Tricky Treat (2015)

ATT“I think for me, every movie I get into has my DNA, my stamp, my signature and my style on it. I love to tell a story that have a purpose that have a strong message and will elevate the audience when they leave no matter.” – Filmmaker Patricia Chica

A lot can be captured, expressed and told in a minute… a critically acclaimed mind, soul and creative spirit like Patricia Chica’s can say so much in such a short amount of time. Whether it is the aspect of community, culture and music within the Montreal area with “Rockabilly 514”. The true reflections of the choices we make, the pleasures we are a part of and the terror of what the consequences may be with “Ceramic Tango” or the power of demons we carry and the aspects of life that we loose and have to cope with till end with “Serpent’s Lullaby”.

“Being a good director is knowing how to pick the good material,”
said Chica.

The 35 time film and television award winning creator continues to make a difference with film, art and the power to invoke. This was no different with the twisted and dark humour tale of justice, frights and irony in “A Tricky Treat”. Conceived originally as a segment of the 2015 “Blood Donation” PSA for the “Women in Horror” Movement, the tale originally called “Ripe N’ Bloody”, the short film packs a twisted message but overall it is three minutes of pure Halloween fun! Continue reading