‘Private’ Short Film that Honors its Noir Roots

“Calloway was hired by a hot woman…scratch that…a beautiful dame (played by Sandy Bainum)…The acting is great from both Steve Blackwood and Sandy Bainum. Its dialogue heavy, and each are up to the challenge, and not afraid to have fun with their parts. Both characters are well-developed. Considering that the movie is only twenty minutes long, it’s a testament to the way they are each played. I liked them both.”

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Private (2022) Review

“Private is anchored by two excellent performances that help make their characters more than a stereotypical femme fatal and boozy gumshoe…Sally Danforth (Sandy Bainum, There’s a Special Place in Hell For Fashion Bloggers, Friendly Neighborhood Coven) a chorus girl who married money hired him to find her missing husband.”

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‘The 12 Days Of Christmas Eve’

“Now that he’s finally lined up that Frasier reboot, Kelsey Grammer is turning his attention to the holidays. The veteran actor will star opposite his daughter Spencer in The 12 Days of Christmas Eve as part of the network’s 2022 It’s Wonderful Lifetime holiday slate.”

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Private: Out of the Shadows

“What starts as a seemingly generic detective piece, intensifies into a tangled battle of morals. In a low budget drama that largely takes place in a single room, the performances must carry the story; and both Blackwood and Bainum deliver on all counts.”

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Donna: Stronger Than Pretty Official Trailer

“‘Donna: Stronger Than Pretty’ is based on the true life story of DonnaMarie Martino, who contributed to the film’s story. The drama was co-written by Pat Branch and DonnaMarie’s son, Jaret Martino, who also served as the director and an executive producer. In addition to Amundsen, the drama also stars Catherine Daddario, Sandy Bainum, Steve Barkman, Mikel Butler, Kiera Capitanio, Anthony Coppola, James Cribbins and James Aronson.”

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“Stuck” a Lively, Entertaining Comedy Short

“George (Blackwood) and Helen (Sandy Bainum) are a New York advertising couple less than an hour away from a dinner party with clients. Things are pretty much going as planned, which means, of course, that nothing will go as planned. When Finn (Max Schochet) arrives a knockin’, the house starts rockin’ with a special delivery of the Love Trap 3000.”

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Stuck | Short Film Trailer

…”the expressive and hilariously delightful Bainum, a veteran of both stage and screen. Together, the two are wonderful together and the ending just drives that home absolutely beautifully. “

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