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While They Were Out

Posted: Wed, 14th Apr 2004, 10:38am

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Conor and Tara sit at home as their parents are out shopping. They decide to get a little fresh air when they find a portal. The portal warps them to another planet. Can they return home before their parents do?
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Posted: Wed, 14th Apr 2004, 5:10pm

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This was better than I expected. The acting was fairly good, much better than I thought it would be when it started out. There were also some very nice camera angles throughout. But there are some inherent problems.

First of all, the Alam 3d plugins looked absolutely horrific, namely the robot that got blown up. The sound effects could have used some work as well, some of the explosions and stuff stopped abruptly. The lasers also seemed a little squished, and in my opinion they went too slow.

As far as the movie goes, I think the editing could have been better, too. Some of the cuts at the beginning made me blink a few times. Lastly, the approaching of the various creatures could have been done better, as you were just walking around, then suddenly the creature was there.

Overall, though, I thought this was an improvement over your last submission (I especially liked the ending of this movie better), and I look forward to future projects.
Posted: Wed, 14th Apr 2004, 7:54pm

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some interesting shots and a better overall idea made this much better than your last two entries. but I have to disagree with lloyd, as I didn't think the acting was very good. but overall it was alright, but nothing that great.
Posted: Wed, 14th Apr 2004, 9:24pm

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it was a fun little adventure movie.
good job
peace out
Posted: Thu, 15th Apr 2004, 2:12am

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I agree with ssjaron, this was a fun little adventure movie. Even though there definitley were some loose ends, primarily the poor acting between you and your sister, I liked it, I don't know why I did, but I liked it. Maybe its because I am into these little one day movie things, but beyond that it was kind of a cool idea. I like all the obstacles, and I think if you spruced up the sound fx, the T-rex part could of been really good. The robot voice in the begining was funny. I think with better editing and sound fx as well as acting this could of been really good. 3 stars from me.
Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 2:08am

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well well well....if this was one of your first movies I will give you credit if it wasnt you have a lot to work with....for one you should have de interlaced..... Also you should have used better lighting..... you will need a better plot and main theme for your next movie... ( just something to keep in mind)... no offense but I think they over rated your movie...just from reading the reviews I started to laugh...... I think it hurts when you get criticism ..but hey! you have to take some and give some lets just hope for everyones sake you are taking this constructively.....and no I still wont wear socks.... yo bro... you have some work to do ...tell me when your next video comes out..... PEACE!


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Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 4:34am

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i expected worse
but i have to give credit just b/c of ure age
Posted: Tue, 20th Apr 2004, 2:24pm

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It was a fun little adventure movie. Sure you still have a little way to go before people will be fully praising your work as do a lot of us, myself included, but you'll get there. Some of the effects looked very out of place, thats maybe the big problem i had with it, that and a bit of the acting. Some of the camera angles you had were quite nice like the mail box etc. All in all a fun little adventure movie, that im sure was good fun to make and made you learn something.

Mark biggrin
Posted: Sat, 24th Apr 2004, 2:53pm

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Pooky

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Misunderestimated wrote:

for one you should have de interlaced.....
I don't see interlaced footage? Do you?
Posted: Sat, 24th Apr 2004, 2:53pm

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Actually, Misundereastimated, I agreed with most of your critisisms, but there wasn't any interlaced footage. Your computer must be messed up or something. Thanks for the comments though guys.

EDIT- You beat me to it! twisted

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Posted: Sat, 19th Jun 2004, 10:07pm

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I enjoyed it. I dont really like to go through the movie and pick out little mistakes, I just enjoyed watching it. The acting was okay! biggrin
Posted: Sun, 20th Jun 2004, 1:53am

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Gibs

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That username sounds suspiciously like your sister, Serpent...
Posted: Sat, 10th Jul 2004, 10:03pm

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Serpent

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Must have been a prank, but I asked my sister and she said no. She is honest too. That is freakin' weird man!
Posted: Thu, 15th Jul 2004, 2:08am

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Ok, my sister was lying. Heh, it is her, please ignore her posts and rates. wink