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Posted: Wed, 11th Jan 2006, 12:09pm

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Highly professional police officer McJohnson has after months of hunting captured Mr. Fluff. Sadly enough he manages to escape from his prison with help from some of his new henchmen. In their seek for revenge, many things are put at stake.

Recorded in June to August 2005 and finished on the 22nd of December the same year, this is Redhawk Productions longest and (from my point of view) best movie yet. Some problems during post-production did take place but was overcome easily. It was shot both in Malmö, Sweden and near St. Tropez in France. The movie includes over 130 effects shots which took a really long time to make. Originally it was to be completed for a filmfestival in October, but I didn't have time to finish it. Anyway, here it is.


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Posted: Wed, 11th Jan 2006, 5:22pm

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Posted: Wed, 11th Jan 2006, 7:37pm

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I agree with you that this is the best movie you've made so far. Good plot, funny jokes and great FX. Although some of the "stunts" and fight-scenes could have been better. But I'm sure you will work that part out in the future. And you need more actors.

You definitely have alot of potential and I'm sure that you're movies are only going to get better in the future.

4/5
Posted: Thu, 12th Jan 2006, 12:00am

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When I saw the ShowOff trailer I knew it was going to be great and it was better than I thought It would be the effects were awsome the story was great every thing in it was awsome thats why I give it a 5 out of 5 and adding it to my Top Ten.

Good Luck with every thing hope to see another one. biggrin
Posted: Thu, 12th Jan 2006, 1:17am

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AWSOME MOVIE! the best part of the whole thing has got to be when his hair was on fire, hilarious, and great fx. was that a particle fire or stock footage?

just one thing that bothered me. the saber fight in the water. I mean, when a lightsaber hits water, there should be at least sparks or steam, and the poeple would probably be electricuted too. if the sabers had not gone underwater, it would have been a lot better.

one of the best movies on fxhome by far

4/5

SGB

PS: loved the voices too!
Posted: Thu, 12th Jan 2006, 10:18am

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I can't believe that this film has a 4-point score at the moment. I gave it a 2 because the effects were good, but effects don't make a movie (Star Wars episode 1, anyone?)! The intro, showing various parts of Malmö, was nice, so I thought that maybe you would've straightened up a bit since the last movie. But no. The story felt too much like a "let's make this film ridiculous and only show it to our friends"-film (exactly like all of your other films), and I just can't see why you can't come up with some nice props and costumes. It's just lame when some sort of big-time criminal runs around in a white t-shirt and khaki shorts. Considering the equipment you have and the location you filmed at (I don't think it's cheap to rent a house near St. Tropez) it shouldn't be too hard to fix a costume or two. It feels like you're just making the same bad movies again and again but with a better budget and nicer effects (Uwe Boll-syndrome?). And if you hadn't used the lightsabres I probably would've considered giving it 3 stars, but those lightsabres are just so damned misplaced and adds to the unserious feeling that runs throughout the whole film.

Get some costumes, shoot at some good locations, try to get your acting a bit more serious and you might have a good film, but this one didn't do it at all for me:

2/5

Ps. It's funny in a way that this film has a higher rating than Remembered, I just hope that some people with their sanity intact will vote this film down a couple of stars. Ds.

Ps 2. Isn't it a bit lame to vote on your own film? Ds 2.
Posted: Thu, 12th Jan 2006, 1:51pm

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Okey, first of. Sadly I have to agree with TiCy, I got my hopes up by the other comments but this lacks mostly in story, as always.
So why? Yes you may have a little plot in there, more then you usually have. Although the plot is lost somewhere in the 3rd minute.

The characthers dosen't make sense, I'm not sure who's bad and who's good. The lack of presentation of the characthers blew it. Since you and Jonne (?) play most of the parts it's even harder to get a clue on who's who in this piece. And that is your main problem! I'm watching this movie and have no idea what's going on, since I dont know the charachters.

You got some technical issues too. This is byfar the best shot film you've done, and technicall overall. But that dosen't make you from breaking basics like the "180 degree rule". Also...most of the "Continuity"problems you have in a couple of scenes could've been patched up by throwing in a couple of Close-ups between shots. A couple additional closeups wouldn't have hurt, since there are almost none in this! Overall the editing is pretty decent, there is a lack of pace in the action scenes, especially the first one.

The music was really good in this, probably the best thing about the movie, but the audiolevels are way off, and in a couple of scenes I can't hear a word (like the one at 00.03.00). You should also have re-recorded some of the audio from France, the background noise is too much (damn animals)

Other then that, I agree with TiCy on all his points. I was expecting way more. I'm sure other people enjoy this movie, it's not my type of humour and there were too many problems, both story and technically, for me to watch it without getting hooked up on them.

I really tried giving you some construcitve cristism, and dont get stuck up on my comments (but you better take them with you to your next movie! wink) You got two people who love the movie above me and TiCy. That's worth everything right?
Posted: Thu, 12th Jan 2006, 2:31pm

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Andreas wrote:

Since you and Jonne (?) play most of the parts
no i'm not in it
Posted: Thu, 12th Jan 2006, 2:33pm

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Thanks for all the comments! They were very helpful and I will sure bring them in to my next film. It's great to get constructive critisicm like Andreas and TiCY gave me since it really helps me making my next movie.

Thanks for watching the movie!
Posted: Fri, 13th Jan 2006, 9:37pm

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The Fx where good although your gun shots needed some help. I like your intro that was pretty cool. But like the others said you need to put more time into costumes. The light sabers in the water would have been extremely cool if steam came up when it hits the water. I gave you a four because of your fx, but the movie it self I give you a 2. I should have given you a 3 in total but I decided to be nice. It was an ok movie. Keep up the good fx work.
Posted: Tue, 17th Jan 2006, 10:11pm

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I couldn't hear a thing anybody said at all. You need either a shotgun microphone or to speak louder. I thought it was pretty funny, but would have been funnier if I could hear them. The acting could do with a bit polishing, but everybody knows that just takes time and confidence. Great work overall.

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Posted: Sat, 21st Jan 2006, 3:30am

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was actually pretty good, sometimes were a bit to much other times they fit and were funny smile but good work. i liked the lightning (sometimes it was abit to much but good wink)

all in all good smile
Posted: Tue, 24th Jan 2006, 9:29pm

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Hey!

Cool, funny movie! I liked the thing you did with the voices! smile
Good choice of music there! The lightning for the dark scenes were quite cool, but a little more lightning wouldn't have hurt.. Didn't really hear what they said, but I loved the FX! biggrin Well done!

Oeyvind
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 8:40pm

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Thanks for all the comments on my movie, it really helps when creating future movies. I'm currently working on the sequel to this movie "Showdown" and it should feature some new action stuff and hopefully things you havn't seen from me before...anyway, that's coming out late 2006/early 2007 and production begins in about 2 days!