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Silent But Deadly CH: 1

Posted: Tue, 1st Jun 2004, 10:20am

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mthoward

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This is my first movie ever and pretty much my first time useing AlamDV and Chromanator. Silent But Deadly is about a spy who is on a mission to kill Cortez a wanted Drug Lord. It is seperated in chapters. The first chapter is: Infiltrate The Cortez Residance. All filming, acting, editing, etc. was done by me. I hope to get better in the future chapters of Silent But Deadly and hope you enjoy it!
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Posted: Tue, 1st Jun 2004, 10:15pm

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mthoward

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Well, these are my first movies. Not much. I'm just having fun makeing them and learning a lot. PLEASE post any suggestions or anything that I can do to improve these.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 12:47am

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Gibs

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Wow. It's been a whopping 12 hours since the movie was posted. Just relax. People will watch your movie.

Anyway, about your movie. Nothing really happened. There were a bunch of wide shots showing a guy walking around, and it didn't really make sense. I had trouble following what was going on as well, because nothing made sense.

I was about ready to rate your movie a one when the three clones got blown up. Even though there was a bad cut right before they started talking, I liked this part. It was well executed for the most part.

I'd say for next time, try to explain things better, have more camera angles, and have more stuff happen on camera.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 1:35am

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mthoward

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Thanx for the suggestion. I'll keep it in mind.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 2:26am

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Aculag

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Yeah, definitely need more camera angles. And for a while, I thought there was more than one person trying to get into this place, because everyone was wearing the same clothes. You could have gotten a little more creative with the costumes.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 4:05am

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mthoward

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Ya this film easn't really intended to be about anything I was just kinda experimenting with cloneing mainly and then I sort of created a story around it. I pretty much made everything up as I went. But again thanx for the suggestions.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 2:51pm

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Calibretto

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Like has already been pointed out...it was kinda hard to follow. Maybe next time try and set up what's been happening before the 'spy' dude comes to kill the guy. Maybe show something that the 'drug lord' has been doing, and establish that he has clones working for him. One thing you should have done was dress you clones different than your main character, But I do understand how you just start filming, and then it comes together, and you realize that you could make something with it. I've done that with another movie, sadly a lot of details were left out cause it wasn't intended to be a movie, just me goofing off.
Over all good.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 5:07pm

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mthoward

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Thank you for that comment.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 5:10pm

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mthoward

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Thank you for the suggestion. I like that idea about having a scene eith cortez having all of the clones working for him.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 8:14pm

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jolibog

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If you can do cloning, i'm sure you know how to change your f@##*ng clothes.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Jun 2004, 9:25pm

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mthoward

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o ok
Posted: Thu, 3rd Jun 2004, 4:42am

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Calibretto

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jolibog wrote:

If you can do cloning, i'm sure you know how to change your f@##*ng clothes.
HEY! There is no need for that!! If you're going to offer some advice, then give it, don't be a jerk about it.
Say something about the film (pros, cons) or something helpful, or don't post at all.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Jun 2004, 4:48am

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Aculag

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Calibretto... The Forum Officer wink
Posted: Mon, 7th Jun 2004, 7:25am

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jolibog

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Yea, i guess your right calibretto that was not nice what i said, i apoligize i was having a bad day at that time. Sorry sad mthoward .