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Caesar - Revenge of the Senate

Posted: Tue, 14th Jun 2005, 10:12am

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Arcwave

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This is just a short 11 minute film that we made for our literature class. It is a Star Wars/Julius Caesar movie that holds the Caesar story, but the Star Wars setting. We ended up getting 175/100 on it considering our teacher had never seen anything like it before. It was also shown to all the English, literature, and foreign language classes in our High School... not to mention my video production class aswell. In the end, we were all happy with it. It isn't a 'major' project like "Brotherhood of the Cold Steel", but it was very creative and a new thing for us since it was our first time rotoscoping. Hope you Enjoy!
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Posted: Tue, 14th Jun 2005, 5:58pm

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PalmTreeLTD

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Not a bad film at all. I really enjoyed it.

As far as the lightsabre fighting goes, I have one suggestion. Fight like you're actually trying to hit the person. Don't actually hit them, but don't be afraid that you will. Your moves seem somewhat hesitant. But it still looked good, so I applaud you for that. Nice job.
Posted: Thu, 16th Jun 2005, 3:53pm

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carda

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I found it creative, lol.
Posted: Thu, 16th Jun 2005, 5:55pm

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andrewzennfilms

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I really liked it! Good parallels.
Posted: Sat, 18th Jun 2005, 12:49pm

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Great. Well done.
you linked everything very well. damn good fight.
Great music.
cool
Posted: Sun, 19th Jun 2005, 12:54am

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Arcwave

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Thank you, btmpictures smile
Posted: Wed, 22nd Jun 2005, 8:54pm

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yamata188

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There were some good lightsaber action but you have to be more original. Dont copy anything between B.C. and 2000!
Posted: Wed, 22nd Jun 2005, 8:55pm

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yamata188

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uhh i didnt read the first reaply sry.
Posted: Thu, 23rd Jun 2005, 4:46am

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Arcwave

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Heh, i dont think the fighting was that bad, it was for school, the kids loved it and thought it was great.
Posted: Tue, 28th Jun 2005, 4:30pm

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Rating: +1

There were two things I noticed...

Brutus seemed a bit evil in some points, and he in Shakespeare's actual play was the hesitant one to kill Caesar. For instance, when he suggests using a "Republic weapon, a lightsaber," he suggests in a tone that isn't exactly that of a brother, which he considered himself to be to Caesar.

The music was excellent, and for your first time rotoscoping, the sabers looked fantastic! I particularly liked the camera movements panning to see a saber, it made it seem more "there."

Finally, I'd have to say the idea of tying the Star Wars universe to the Roman Republic was in-freaking-genius. Holy crap. I want to do a movie like that now. Wow. Amazing. Good gravy, that was a good idea.
Posted: Wed, 29th Jun 2005, 2:41am

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Arcwave

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We tended to lean brutus a little towards the 'dark side', but that was for fun reasons. anyways, thanks for the sincere reply!
Posted: Wed, 29th Jun 2005, 4:35am

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Stipek:

I don't have much time to write, so expect a re-edit of my post, but I wanted do say I really enjoy your movies, and this is no exception. I think I like it because the writing seems to be well thought out, verbose, and at times makes you really think in a historical context...with all your submissions. I'm hoping you'll expand your stories to other important US or European historical events in future submissions.

I'd like to take the time to make suggestions and definitely positive comments, but I wanted to let you know that its always a joy to watch your videos. I can tell how much you and your team enjoy making the films.

PS ~ I'm not too fond rotoscoping crazy, so I have full appreciation of your work. Nothing like a few days/weeks of frame-by-frame editing with masking to make you a humble man.
Posted: Sat, 2nd Jul 2005, 1:25am

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Arcwave

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Thank you. More to come soon!!
Posted: Fri, 16th Dec 2005, 3:59am

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get this movie up in the cinema, im also making a julius caesar movie, any ideas?