In Justin Harding’s horror short Kookie, the only thing a little girl loves more than scary movies are the forbidden treats her mom keeps within tantalizingly close reach in their kitchen. These paths twist together when Mom sets up a new cookie jar that’s terrifying in every possible way.
Strong performances (especially Ava Jamieson as the tough-talking li’l sugar-addicted zombie fan) and a compact yet perfectly-paced story make Kookie a screamingly good time—though the real winner is that cookie jar prop. I mean LOOK AT IT.
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