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Satirical short film turns smartphone addiction into body horror

Yale loves his smartphone for the same reason he loves sex: it makes him feel connected and provides him with constant validation. But in Todd Strauss-Schulson's NSFW short film Valibation, Yale gets a little closer to his smartphone than he would like—and he's going to have to re-learn how to be alone.

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At first I found the camera work to be distracting, but then I grew to love it. Feels dynamic and engaging.