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How Not To Be Seen

Posted: Thu, 1st Jan 2004, 4:04pm

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novaHunter

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A spoof of a skit from Monty Python's Flying Circus. Not being seen is quite an interesting concept, really...
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Posted: Thu, 1st Jan 2004, 4:18pm

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I found that extrememly funny. Especially at the end when the guy was like "And this is his house,*boom*, and where he grew up *boom*" Haha. Nice one. 4 stars.
Posted: Thu, 1st Jan 2004, 4:23pm

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I figure any comedy that can make me laugh out loud is atleast worth 4 stars. I agree w/ marek on the favorite part. Haha, when i saw the bad boys 2 house blow i lost it. haha. Funny flick man.
Posted: Thu, 1st Jan 2004, 4:53pm

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i remember that sketch! Loved it. Now time for me to watch this...
Posted: Thu, 1st Jan 2004, 5:22pm

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Heh, you used the original audio. It didn't completly match up, like when the guy was hiding behind the towery things, they said bush. I liked it, but blood would have helped in my opinion.
Posted: Fri, 2nd Jan 2004, 4:48am

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That was great! I loved it. Going on my top10. 4 stars!
Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2004, 12:34am

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i would like this if it was your own work, but its pretty much just a complete fabrication of the original monty python sketch..and thats about it
Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2004, 8:06am

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I agree.
Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2004, 11:52pm

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I agree, it's not original. But it is pretty funny. It's hard to find enough time to make an original film over the Christmas holiday. This was really a spur of the moment thing, and I think it turned out quite well.
Posted: Sun, 4th Jan 2004, 6:29am

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this kinda has a monty python feel to it pretty good tho...... and now for something completly different a man with 8 legs!...bug-er he ran off
Posted: Sun, 4th Jan 2004, 6:38am

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this kinda has a monty python feel to it pretty good tho...... and now for something completly different a man with 8 legs!...bug-er he ran off
Posted: Mon, 5th Jan 2004, 5:36am

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Aculag

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novaHunter wrote:

I agree, it's not original. But it is pretty funny. It's hard to find enough time to make an original film over the Christmas holiday. This was really a spur of the moment thing, and I think it turned out quite well.
It's not hard for most people to find time to do things on a holiday. We built an entire set, and propped it, and filmed a 10 minute movie with time to spare. Lots of time to spare... ANYWAY.

As for this, I agree with the others about it not being original. I think you could have done much better with this. As in, recorded the audio again, so that it was actually you doing it, changed costumes every once in a while, and at least had your female friend there being the parts when it says "This is 'Mrs." so-and-so. Being a fan of the original, I'm quite disappointed with the way this was done, but that's ok.
Posted: Tue, 6th Jan 2004, 1:10am

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Aculag wrote:


As for this, I agree with the others about it not being original. I think you could have done much better with this. As in, recorded the audio again, so that it was actually you doing it, changed costumes every once in a while, and at least had your female friend there being the parts when it says "This is 'Mrs." so-and-so. Being a fan of the original, I'm quite disappointed with the way this was done, but that's ok.
Your comments are insightful. Most of what you mentioned is making me think "do'h!" But that's why critics are good. Clothes are a fairly obvious one. Audio is one thing I couldn't change, as I don't have a mic. The built in one on my PowerBook just doesn't cut it. smile I think I'll start making a list of things to check for next time I make a movie.
Posted: Tue, 6th Jan 2004, 1:23am

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There's no mic on your camera?
Posted: Tue, 6th Jan 2004, 9:54pm

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Aculag wrote:

There's no mic on your camera?
Yes, there is, but it's not very high quality, and sounds like bantha poo. Although it might have fit in better with the film, maybe?