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RiSe of the SiTH (movie)

Posted: Thu, 11th Nov 2004, 11:40am

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This AIN'T your daddys STAR WARS!!!
In this sequel to the Prodigal Jedi, the dark side begins to grow out of control. Tray is becoming more powerful in the force. But Kaleem is becoming a victim of evil. As the other jedi fear for the future. Darth Blade's plan to dominate goes perfectly as planned, in his effort to complete his "RISE OF THE SITH."

PS. The movie is split in half. So when it says TO BE CONTINUED just keep on watching.

PPS. in the last min of the film the lypsync is off and I don't know why. Sorry.


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Posted: Thu, 11th Nov 2004, 1:58pm

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NOT MY DADDY'S STAR WARS?!?!?!?!?! YYYYYYYYYYES!!!! I CANNOT wait to watch this when I get home from school!
Posted: Thu, 11th Nov 2004, 4:52pm

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Hi!

Congratulations on 'Rise of the Sith'. I was impressed with the overall acting standard and it seems you spent sometime on the dialogue, delivery, etc (though I'm not sure on Ron's accent wink ) The story moved along well and the editing was generally good.

Despite the obvious constraints of not having sets and costumes I think your approach to the film was excellent. Keeping these things in mind I'd say you and your crew did a great job.

Keep on keepin' on

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Posted: Fri, 12th Nov 2004, 1:02am

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This was pretty good. Good job making a star wars movie of this length and finishing it. Some of the editing was a bit off, same with lipsinc, and next time try to rotoscope your sabers better, they looked really angular and boxy, and quivery. Also watch out for things like the little mistake at around 23:07. That could be easily fixed. Over all, very well made. I give it a 4.
Posted: Fri, 12th Nov 2004, 7:48am

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Well, what can i say. It was good for an fxhome starwars movie. on Tfn fanfilms...well...hm..there is a possibility of getting smoked.

Good use of photoshop! reasonable stunts!








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Posted: Tue, 16th Nov 2004, 6:26am

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broken link!?!?! nooo! i didnt get to download it! Fix. FIX!!!!!
Posted: Tue, 16th Nov 2004, 9:07pm

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MATT PUGH

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Waser broken link? Oh yeah I changed the studio name and Tarn is just now re-posting it. SOrry about that. I won't do that ever again. You can watch it now though. YIPPIE

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Posted: Wed, 17th Nov 2004, 12:31am

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HAHAHAHAHA...oh man..i havent laughed that hard in a long time, until i saw your new studio name...damn hilarious...thanks for that pugh




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Posted: Wed, 17th Nov 2004, 6:57am

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Uuuuummm. Ok bryce. Your welcome.


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Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2004, 1:20am

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Hmmm...the story is basically blatantly ripped off of the Matrix sequels. I mean you even used the music and some of the lines from it. The fighting and editing kindof lame, the saber fight at the end had some cool spins. The sound effects sounded half assed and the on set audio was out of sync. The fight with the girl and the remotes worked really well because the location you chose allowed you to do almost dolly/crane shots and you did motion tracking on the remotes. Use motion blur next time. The scream at 22:53 is great. 23: 28 UNROTOED SABER ALERT!!!

I think the part of this strange mix that I was most glad about was that you're breaking into 3d, and you're actually adding some of the subtleties that are ofton overlooked by amateurs, like shadows on walls. Next time make sure you render with motion blur.

The next movie you do try to block every movie you've ever seen out of you're mind when you are writing it and just write with YOUR feelings. It looks like you've made some great progress here. 3/5
Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2004, 6:57am

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MATT PUGH

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Kyeju. Thanx for the critisism. But for your info, the matrix WAS a HUGE influence on this star wars FANFILM. It's a FANFILM. I don't think that the fact that it is a FANFILM should be a grounds for a NEGATIVE response from you. But you did have some good things to say. ANd I said In the Description that the lip sync was off in the end of the film. I really don't know how it happened. But anywyas thanks for your oppinion.


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Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2004, 10:26am

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Personally, i was dissapointed. I was AT LEAST expecting to see Neo lightsaber fight in "lightsaber time" and maybe even a "dodge this blaster shot"...
Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2004, 2:22pm

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I wouldn't call it INFLUENCE when every scene is from the matrix, uses the same lines from it, and the same music from it. It's like a Matrix in the real world crossover with lightsabers and lasers.
Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2004, 4:44pm

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Ok, I guess I'll go now. Basically Kyeju said everything I wanted to say. To tell you the truth, I was really let down by the story. Just because its a fanfilm doesnt mean that you have to rip the lines from the movie. I wasnt expecting the huge change at all after seeing the 1st one u made (the podigal jedi) because it didnt seem like a rip, it was pretty original in word choice. I mean, dont get me wrong, I liked pretty much everything else. The fighting, locations, actors. I was just dissapointed by the story. Next time you do a fanfilm (if u ever do again), make it an original. The fact that its a fanfilm will show through the movie itself (i.e. we can tell its SW if we see a saber, we can tell its matrix if we see agents ect...) Looking forward to your next work.

-Chris

p.s. I hope you dont take this the wrong way and use cap's for sarcasm against me. I really enjoy your filmmaking.
Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2004, 4:50pm

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Bryce007 wrote:

Personally, i was dissapointed. I was AT LEAST expecting to see Neo lightsaber fight in "lightsaber time" and maybe even a "dodge this blaster shot"...
I was just hoping for a "You've released me from my prison Mr. Pugh."

This movie was a Matrix rip off and everyone know it. You even used the exact same music for your "clone" scene that they did in Reloaded. Honestly at least rip another song from somewhere else. You weren't even trying to be sneaky.

Canta unsure
Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2004, 11:53pm

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Agreed canta..

Also, i have a great movie mixes for your next fanfilms.

"Toy story" and "saving private ryan"

"American psycho" and "legally blonde 2"

"Star trek" and "D&D"

jim hensons "Muppets" and "Saw"
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 4:03am

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Hmmm. I see. Yes I used nOthing but Matrix music. Becuase I love the soundtracks. As far as ripping the story. I was not. But If that's wut it appeared to be then I'm sorry. Anyways thanx for the comments. I'm writing my next movie now. It's a sequel to my FINAL ASSASIN movie which was on here a while ago too. I plan to out do myself in terms of story acting and Action. Something you guys will think is COMPLETELY original. Acually, if you really think about it. EVERYTHING has already been done. ANd All WE can do is slightly modify it. So I'll do my best.


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Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 4:06am

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OH yeah. Besides the fact that the MATRIX was injected like heroine into this movie. Was it good. I mean if none of you had seen the matrix and knew nothing about it. And basing your reviews strictly on this as a movie. The look, feel , and flow of it. Is it good in that sense. That's more so what I"m worried about.

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Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 4:17am

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i liked it, i say 4/5
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 4:19am

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though i haven't seen the movie yet, I have to say I like the idea of the matrix injected into the star wars mythos. I always thought the following movies would be cool to combine:
Lord of the Rings
Star Wars
Matrix
Some super hero movies
You know, the kind of stuff you watch on opening day.... dork stuff.
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 4:41am

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Wow waser, i couldnt disagree with you more. Perhaps if certain concepts from those were ombine WITHOUT THEM BEING HUGE BLOCKBUSTER NAME-CARRIERS
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 4:42am

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i liked the acting it was pretty nice....
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 4:53am

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Bryce007 wrote:

Wow waser, i couldnt disagree with you more. Perhaps if certain concepts from those were ombine WITHOUT THEM BEING HUGE BLOCKBUSTER NAME-CARRIERS
i meant for a fan film, or does that not really matter...?
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 7:07am

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Nice Matt. You obviously didn't put this together in any short amount of time. Your preparation and planning truley shows. The Acting is very good. Effects: above average. The only thing lacking has already been mentioned, setting and coustumes. If you had those in place... man this movie would ROCK (even more than it already does, obviously) Oh, and nice 3D!

Rock on.
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 1:59pm

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Awesome job, Matt! Nice to Brock back in action, and it's great that you were able to get the cast from the original back in to it. It's leaps and bounds above the first one in both story and effects, as all sequels should be. Can't wait to see the final chapter!

As for the sound not syncing up at the end, it could be that your files might be defragmented. You might want to defrag the hard drive occasionally when editing.

-- Jay
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 4:38pm

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Wow, that was pretty awesome. It didn't seem like a Matrix rip-off to me, but I haven't seen it.wink The 3D near the end wasn't amazing, but being the 3D artist I am, who am I to complain? It is very hard to make a movie this long, so I have to give it a 5. Good job!
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 5:49pm

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Well, I dont care if it was a "Marix Rip-off" at all, just a few other points bothered me.. first of all, as a Star-Wars Fan Film, you went to the trouble of mimicin the 20th Century Fox logo and the LucasFilm logo.. and then forgot a fow other Star-Wars essentials..

Namely the Opening Crawl...

Secondly, John Williams soundtrack is all that needs to say StarWars.. the matrix soundtrack took away from it for me...

Next on my list of gripes...

Money spent on Camcorder... $$$
Money Spent on Editing system and software ... $$$$
Money spent on Special Effects software ... $$
Time and effort spent on creating said specialFX.. $$$

Time/Effort and money spent on costumes.... nil, none, nada, zero, zilch, nothing...

A jedi master in an armchait in a kitchen wearing a grey tracksuit.. errr.. okay... put him in a cape at least (They arent difficult to make)

A bad jedi in a silver jacket.. with a bandana over his mouth.. what was this.. jedi's in the hood ??? Put him in a black cloak, with a hood... it isnt difficult...

The good points... It was well shot and scripted and if they were costumed, may well have held up under scrutiny.. but unfortunately, you could have had Al Pacino playing the lead, with dialogue written by Tarantino.. i still would have pissed myself when the bad guy turned up like an extra from "Ali G in Da Hood"
Posted: Fri, 19th Nov 2004, 7:34pm

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LOL. Nice review Pbon! Just to clear things up. I didn't try to exactly due a true to lucas fanfilm. I like modern day jedi more than the overused Cloaks and hoods. THat's the only reason I didn't spend my hard earned money working in a fine dining resturaunt 5 days a week. Just to let you know. But thanx for the review.


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Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2004, 1:16am

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I finally finished watching it..
And heres the conclusion.

Bad
Jedis's in rockawear...

Missed rotoscoping and unsynced sound

VERY cliched acting, with all the "NOOOOOO!!!"'s and the "I WONT! YOU CANT MAKE ME!"

Storyline had close to no flow, and it showed with random scenes thrown together.

The Greenscreen cockpits were hilarious, cause it looked like you were slouching in a chair in front of a Ms paint backround with no apparent controls or orientation

I know everyone takes this personally, But the dialogue was truely poor. Using british sounding sentences and complicated catchphrases doesnt make me think "OH, that was clever"

Now, i must address the issue of the "voice" that Kahleem, among others, apparently hears and talks to. This voice's accent and words combine made this 2004's funniest movie. Honestly, i havent laughed that hard since..actually, that IS the funniest thing ever featured on fxhome ive seen.

The "matrix healing" scene was just...Nm

The overuse of slomo every single time you fall in the battle

The space battles were...."Somewhat anticlimactic"

about the end battle...

Why film it in a gym? are there NO better places around? (thats rhetorical)
The constant barrage of overacting was simply priceless.
The lightsabers seemed even more jpeg-like than before...


I'd say, considering the cast you had, and the locations you seem to use, do something that fits it better, like a GTA movie or something. I mean, the dude with the iverson jersey? the masked main villain? they all seemed like perfect canidates for GTA.
Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2004, 6:58am

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*SIGH* yet again another poke at the fact that I don't have costumes. Please get off that.


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Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2004, 7:21am

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Strange...i could swear i said ALOT more than briefly mentioning the costumes...i touched on about 20 points there you apparently didnt read
Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2004, 7:59am

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Let me start off by saying this is the best thing I have ever seen from you Pugh, and even though I didn't entierly enjoy this film, I have a new found respect for you. This was a very ambitious project that took much more effort and planning than some of the top movies here on the site.

The movie opens with some pretty cool shot of the nevada desert, which you used to your advantage. My only real problem is some of the effects were shoddy, basically because they were stable while the camera was moving.

The clone fight I felt was a little weak, but every now and then there would be some sweet moves. As the movie progresses, the action gets MUCH better though (except the fight at the beginning of the second movie, about 14 minutes in, which I didn't like much at all). The fight about 17 minutes in starts off with a mixed bag of sweet moves with dodgey ones, but moves into one of my most favorite moments of the film when the jedi kicks the saber out of the sith's hands and catches it. That was very cool. The final duel was also pretty classy.

As for the story, I didn't much care for it, that is until it is revealed at the end that Kalim is the one going into darkness, all the while I though the prodigal jedi was going to become the new cliche sith.

as for the whole matrix/star wars thing, I recognize that you aren't ripping the matrix off, just inserting some homages. While i recognize you are a huge matrix fan, I was hoping for more of a Matrix style in the star wars world rather than a star wars film with matrix homages. Oh yeah, even though the story did not grip me all that much, I for some reason cannot wait for the next installment.

My only other two complaints are the audio tracking and costumes, two things you have already adressed, and couldn't help, so I don't really find them concerning.

Overall, I think this is MUCH better than your first star wars effort, and better than all your other films as well. I was going to give this movie a 3, but after I though about all the work that went into it, the bad ass parts, and how it is in a way your own personal homage to the matrix, I bumped that up to a 4. To put my review into perspective, you have to know that I got into FXHome by making fun of Mr Pugh's film 'The Final Assassin' and along the way have had little respect for his movies. That has all changed, and I hope there are no hard feelings. good job man.
Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2004, 10:49pm

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Thanx very much for your review Waser. I enjoyed reading it. I have started writing the next movie. Which will kind of just sum up the film in a High emotion struggle within 75% of heavy action. IT'll be a great end to this year and a half of making this trilogy. As far as making fun of FInal Assasin no. There were no hard feelings. I acually felt honored to have a spoof.But I am in the works of Final Assasin Vol 2. WHich I'm sure you and everyone else will enjoy much more. THank you


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Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2004, 10:51pm

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As for you Bryce. Yes I know you touched on many points, I did in fact Read your review. I was just commenting on the lack of costumes issue that you went into a bit of detail with. That's all. Calm down buddy.


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Posted: Sun, 21st Nov 2004, 8:24am

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I AM VERY ANGRY AND UPSET OVER THIS. I WILL NOT CALM DOWN.


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Posted: Sun, 21st Nov 2004, 8:35am

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LOL. OK.


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Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2004, 5:11pm

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I just would like to commit

I thought this film was great except for the lipsync at the end but nice and fresh. Nice using for the credits by using the end theme to The Passion of the Christ.
Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2004, 9:41pm

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Rating: +1/-2

Bryce007 wrote:

I AM VERY ANGRY AND UPSET OVER THIS. I WILL NOT CALM DOWN.


Peace OT
your upset about something this small, damn buddy

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Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2004, 11:45pm

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Haha...xbreaka..that pic is incredibly bizzare
Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2004, 11:55pm

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bizzare but woth two -2 i think not
Posted: Wed, 24th Nov 2004, 2:56am

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First off, I have been reading some reviews and would like to point one thing out (forgive me if anyone has allready mentioned this, or if Matt has adressed it. I haven't read ALL of the posts)

Are you aware that the jedi and sith's lightsabers can be seen without edited effects in the last fight sequence, when they both fall down at one point? You can literally see the colored PVC pipes, clear as day.

PS: I will write a review later. I do not have time now.
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yes I realize you can see them. Honestly At that point it had been 2 days straight that I was working on this scene to finish it by the deadline. So I couldn't go on anylonger. And gave up. It's only at the very last fall of the fight though.


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Posted: Thu, 25th Nov 2004, 7:46pm

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I also think this might have been your best film so far. Allthough Writer's Block was probably better all around.

There were a number of things that just plain anoyed me about this film.

For one, there were a lot of head slappers, dialouge wise. The writing was very cliche and at times, well, "AAAUGH"e. And I don't mean Auugh as in "Aw struck" or "Awsome", I mean Auugh as in "OH GOD".
But it had a lot to do with the actors preformances. Try not to take this negatively or positively, but there's an adjective to describe the acting in your films but I simply can not think of what it is. So I'm just going to call it "Matt-Pugh-Film-Acting".
"Matt-Pugh-Film-Acting" isn't allways bad, but it's not quite good either, it's just "Matt-Pugh-Film-Acting", right in between. It makes no sense at times, and then makes me think about how hard the actors and actresses are trying. See what I'm saying? You can sense the actors trying very hard, but would people rather see actors not try and sound obsurd? So you see, it's not really negative.
Really good actors will make you forget that your even watching someone act. You zone out and then realize that it's a film every once in a while and go "woa". But it's not as if you can expect those kinds of spectacular preformances from teen aged kids right?

I know you have allready adressed the costume issue, and to be honest with you, I didn't really care about it when I was watching the film. It didn't bother me at all.
But the costumes for jedi and sith are REALLY easy and fairly inexpensive. It's allways worth the effort to dedicate money into a film. Plus, you could have used the costumes in future films. But I realize that the Prodigal Jedi lacked costumes, which was probably a big insentive to not all the sudden have costumes in the second and third.

One other thing: Please find somewhere other then your school premesis to shoot for a star wars film.
A scene shot in a septic pool would be easier to watch then that of a school gym.


The good qualities in this film outway the bad ones.
The story was allright, besides the matrix healing scene, the "I thought you were dead!", "no, I'm back. And as a clone!" scene, which was also matrix oriented. I have to say that I liked how Kaleem, who was even the main character in the Prodigal Jedi was the one to turn. When I watch teenage films, I don't expect to be surprised like that, which is exactly what happened.

The special effects where not bad. Actually, some parts looked bad, but I understand it's hard to make flying ships land when you have couple of 100 dollar editing softwares. The lightsabers were done really well in my opinion (besides the PVC pipes part, which you allready adressed understandably, so I won't go into it). And the action sequences were not choreographed too poorly. They could have been better, but hey, when compared to the fight scenes in "The Order of the Sith" (which is the laughing stock of every star wars fan film ever made, and if it isn't, it should be), they look like the "Art of the Saber" times ten.

This film had pretty good cinematography. Some of the shots were just really cool looking. Like Waser said, good usage of environment (even the school).
The amount of time between shots was sometimes too much or too little, but it was edited well enough that it looked like you spent a considerable amount of time on the shooting, which I believe is the gateway to a good film.

At least this film (along with most of your others) are wrtten decently (being written at all is a plus) and followed up by a decent plot, with character drama and fight scenes that tie into eachother well. Not many teenaged filmmakers can even say that about their movies.

Not to mention the fact that you actually got up, organized this whole film, wrote it, choreographed the fight sequences, got your friends to memorize lines, acted in it, edited it, and did a pretty good job.


4 bad qualities, 4 good qualities. I give it a 3, right in the middle. Good Job.

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Posted: Fri, 26th Nov 2004, 6:21pm

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Omg! This movie was great!

But.

Some glitches as everybody have said and the blue/greenscreen was really bad. The explosion in the stairs in the "you are standing in my way" scene, was bad. You can't move the camera fast with a explosion going.

But again, I don't think these small mistakes ruined the movie.

5/5.

Btw: Kristin Blake <3

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I watched this one yesterday and I must tell you that half of the time I was guessing if you were joking or not? Does MATT PUGH really want to deliver this to us as a finished product? Hey, Writer's Block is 100 times more effective and better, and my all time favourite on FXhome, just pity you haven't left it in here for anylonger.

I know it's not easy to do a 30 mins movie just like that. But a certain quality must be there if you do such a movie. Like I told before... at times it was so laughable, I thought if it was done on purpose to be comical or so... did you do only 1 takes all the time?

Hey, I think you invested a lot of work into special effects, that I can see and I can't do better and I admire you for that, especially with your infamous shaky camera style.

3 points from me.

Loved "Writer's Block!" and still do! smile
Posted: Sun, 28th Nov 2004, 6:23am

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MATT PUGH

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No acually it took quit a few takes for almost everyshot.

PEACE OUT
Posted: Sun, 28th Nov 2004, 5:37pm

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yeah, but it often did look like one-take-shot.

anyway, imo you can do better.
Posted: Mon, 6th Dec 2004, 10:23pm

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in all honesty, its really just best to make a script to fit the surroundings that u have around
moreover, parodies and takes on other films must in themselves have a special, unique quality that makes it stand out as its own
Posted: Mon, 6th Dec 2004, 11:40pm

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This wasnt a parody? My theory is, matt has captured the true essence of mild subtle humor, using every cliche in the book, then contending that he is serious, only to make it more funny by keeping a straight face.
Posted: Sat, 11th Dec 2004, 6:16pm

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Just got round to watching this.

Nice work technically, with some brilliant 3d & innovative use of the lightsaber plugin to create that laser-cage with bars (if you did indeed use the l-s plugin for it). Comments about script have already been said, but I thought this was a well-done piece of work. I reckon your next film, with equal work on plot & original story, should kickass.

I like to rate for effort too, so 4/5
Posted: Mon, 17th Jan 2005, 3:35am

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I didn't see this as a comedy as some have suggested. Matt, if you intended this as a comedy, I most humbly apologize. I saw this movie as a serious drama that, considering the rescources available, was very well done and included alot of effort.
I also found found the unique locations and lack of costumes refreshing. It put a new spin on Star Wars and in alot of ways made it more accessible to relate to. The actors really put their hearts into the piece, which was a wonderful alteration to the normal "hey guys lets go clash some sabers" (not that there's anything wrong with that) fan films. I think perhaps the reason I liked the piece the most is it is similiar to something I hope to direct and create one day. Over all: Excellent, I enjoyed it and have learned alot from it.
Now, it's not exactly in my place, but I'll offer a bit of advice on things I saw. You most likely are aware of these things, I'm just trying to be helpful.

Lighting: With the range of emotions your actors portray, their faces deserve to be seen well at all times. An extra light or two here and there can make a difference.

Transistions between scenes: Several transitions between camera views were choppy or confusing. I know firsthand how hard getting smooth transitions can be, but they can be done.

3d Texturing: I'm not a 3d expert, but I do know that by adding some basic texturing to your 3d objects, you can get an enhanced realism, such as on the "bomb" or lightsaber or your jedi starfigher cockpit backround.

All in all. Well done.
Looking foward to your next piece.
I don't rate alot of movies because I don't think I have a good feel for high and low fanfilm calibers yet, but if I did, this one would definitely be a contender for a "5" just because I can tell ALOT of time was put into this.

Keep it up
CJ
Posted: Mon, 17th Jan 2005, 11:46am

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Thanx alot for you oppinions Christian. They mean alot to me.


PEACE OUT
Posted: Thu, 20th Jan 2005, 8:18pm

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Only two/ maybe three trailers hav made me want to see a movie; One is Team America:World Police and this one. It looks great but i cant download it without it taking a year until i get broadband. V.Good
Posted: Tue, 23rd Aug 2005, 12:23pm

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this...is..the...single..greatest..fanfilm EVER!
Posted: Wed, 12th Oct 2005, 3:01am

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THIS IS AMAZING!!! biggrin GREAT JOB! clap
Posted: Fri, 14th Oct 2005, 3:43am

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Rating: +1/-2

Patriot2011 wrote:

THIS IS AMAZING!!! biggrin GREAT JOB! clap
Oh my God, just STOP POSTING ON OLD THREADS! Nobody else really cares and most of the movies you've posted on are YEARS old, the creators probably are no longer in need of critique.

Seriously, you've posted simultaneously on about 20 movies.....and I have proof!!!!
Posted: Wed, 19th Oct 2005, 1:43pm

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Good job on your fanmovie wink
I find too funny, they aren't live in year of 2005? (filmed from 2004?)
Posted: Mon, 24th Oct 2005, 12:31pm

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Not bad, although the main problem here is obvisouly costumes. I liked what you did with some of the effects, and I have to say the actors really need to take time out, revise what there going to say and put the feeling in with out concentrating on to much what the lines are. It looked all wrong for a star wars setting tbh, but it does not mean you didn't try, I can see effort going into this and alot of time, but get away from the matrix. Saying to people in the forum, but what if the matrix didn't exsist, is it a good film, doesn't wash. Point is, the Matrix does exsist and is a good film, and copying it in any way or form will get you minus points for imagination. But if we look pass these point's I can see alot of potential in you to do a great movie. Next time scout for better actor's, they really can make or break a film, and second try to fit a story in the surroundings better. Work with what you got.

Good effort
3/5 from me smile
Posted: Mon, 24th Oct 2005, 12:46pm

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ben3308 wrote:

Patriot2011 wrote:

THIS IS AMAZING!!! biggrin GREAT JOB! clap
Oh my God, just STOP POSTING ON OLD THREADS! Nobody else really cares and most of the movies you've posted on are YEARS old, the creators probably are no longer in need of critique.
Come on, an overreaction. I agree, posting on old threads is a waste of time but there's nothing against posting in a cinema topic. Not every comment is a critique... everyone has a right to show their appreciation, and every filmmaker likes a nice comment on a film they might have forgotten about. Does Sollthar go bawling around begging people not to post on The Test? Chill.
Posted: Tue, 15th Nov 2005, 10:35pm

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WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!
that was a great movie. I can't wait to see what happens next.
I am a new user of the Effects lab and I was just wondering if you could help me, how you put on the sound to the lightsaber, did you use the Effects lab or did you use a different program.
And when are you coming out with the second part.
Thanks
CJ
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jedicouncil001 wrote:

how you put on the sound to the lightsaber, did you use the Effects lab or did you use a different program.
First of all, the makers of this movie used AlamDV2 not Effectslab. Second, adding sounds cannot be done in EffectsLab, it must be done using your NLE. As for the Lightsaber sounds, I'm not sure what they used but you can download some lightsaber sounds here.

jedicouncil001 wrote:

And when are you coming out with the second part.
This is the second part. You can check out the first part here.