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Slash Movie 3: The Legend Of Slash Movie

Posted: Tue, 16th May 2006, 9:27am

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The third installment in the ever popular Slash Movie saga, The Legend Of Slash Movie picks up right after Slash Movie 2 left off. With an art opening.

This film went through a lot of crap to get finished, but it is finished now, so here it is, for your watching pleasure. I hope you enjoy it.

If anyone wants an HD version, contact me, and we'll figure something out. I don't have the bandwidth to host it. I really don't know why you would want it anyway, though.


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Posted: Tue, 16th May 2006, 6:10pm

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Really loved the intro and titling you had going on there, was like, really great, but my biggest concern with this was the sound, I couldn't hear or understand (sometimes) what the focal point was or what I was meant to be listening too, and I had to go back and listen again (which was a blow).

Maybe some solid and more dynamic camera shots would have worked, a lot of it was handheld and it went from a fantastic presentation and intro into what appeared to be underpar sound and a lack of solid shots, I'm picking at it a bit too much now dude, but trying to give constructive comments as to how I felt - it was still througholy watchable!

You certainly have your style tied down now, and its progressed from your previous Slash film, but personally this one didn't hit the spot. It raised a smile at points, but I felt uncomfortable watching it (which you have managed to do before, but this time something felt 'wrong')

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Posted: Tue, 16th May 2006, 6:45pm

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"I'm freaking out!" and proceeds to pull out whip.


It's good to see such a triumphant return for you Aculag, and really good to see that you're not dead, and are still making excellent movies.

This movie was really odd, but effing hilarious, something that I can say about pretty much all your movies.

Good to have you back. 5/5
Posted: Tue, 16th May 2006, 8:12pm

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er-no wrote:

my biggest concern with this was the sound, I couldn't hear or understand (sometimes) what the focal point was or what I was meant to be listening too, and I had to go back and listen again (which was a blow).
I know I shouldn't try to justify this, but being that the film was all improvised dialogue, I think the party scenes work well without having a set dialogue focus. It's more like you (the viewer) are just a spectator at this party, rather than partaking in the conversation.

I spent the last couple of days before finishing this tweaking the audio, and I think the big problem I have is that I know what I'm listening to, and know what people are saying, and when they're saying it, and I very rarely have other people come in and see if they can hear it or understand as well as I can.

I tried to get all the audio as even throughout as I could, but you're the second person I've heard complain about it, so I guess I failed once more on the audio front, despite the fact that we finally properly recorded it with my shotgun mic, etc.

I would have liked to record each character's dialogue individually, but like I said, it was all improv, so that's nigh impossible.

Still, I personally see the audio in this movie as a vast improvement over any of my other movies, but I do agree with you.

Waser! I'm glad you enjoyed it! *handshake*
Posted: Wed, 17th May 2006, 12:24am

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"Whooaahhh No! No! Nooo! No." = favorite line. I thought it was shot very well and I was impressed with the acting - something I think is a strength in almost all of your films. Visuals were good too - and I always dig your choice in music. I could see like a Super Troopers kind of movie coming out of Dennis and Ronnie on the big screen some day.

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Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 12:48am

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I feel I should say something. This film didn't get enough recognition as it should have becuase it is quality. I actually didn't notice it untill today (when Evman told me).

This is rather good. The intro sequence was great. Seriously great. Your quality is getting much better. Your directing style is different, which is good- it's not generic type and commonplace, but unique. You keep me, the viewer, at the party like I'm either some spy, loser, or child that no one notices but listens to everything. It brought me in and I liked that.

The only real problem with this was it got a little boring at parts for me and it dragged on a bit. The comedy was good, but could be funnier if the jokes were a bit more precise. It wasn't exactly dry humor, but long humor I sensed.

Oh yeah, and more sex next time. Not nearly enough sex as Slash Movie 2. Just put more sex into your movies. Sex works. Sex.

Love ya man.
4/5
Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 12:58am

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This was really entertaining in a Really surreal, Self aware way. Totally dug it.

Kinda reminds me Slightly of the humor style in anchorman, but With your own unique Twist. Excellent Job. The First kill was the funniest one, along with the Tanning-related one..
Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 1:32am

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You guys seriously, this movie is really funny and probably our most intense, you should totally watch it and rate it and laff!
Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 2:11am

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You've got to be effing kidding me. Way not to be rude.
Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 2:32am

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I'm sorry? If you're just going to leave snide comments, I'll ask you to not post in this thread, as it is intended for the discussion of Slash Movie 3.
Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 5:06am

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Will do.

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BTW, this movie was actually pretty solid. As was aforementioned, it would've been nice to cut between some audible conversations among people while they were all standing around, but you mentioned you wanted to keep it ambient and impersonal, so that makes sense.

The cinematography I liked for the most part, but found alot of it framed with consistently too much head space, IMO. This could just be personal preference, tho.

Altogether, 4/5
Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 8:30pm

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Hmm, I dunno, the only thing I could understand that made me laugh was the guy with the wine (I thought that was great). Otherwise, I didn't even smile, which is odd since I love all your other movies.

I realise your style is different and people here seem to like it but personally I don't like the style of this one. It just seems too randomly put together and is far too long for my taste. Also some of the editing was odd, like how long the rocket at the end is shown. Finally, I also had a problem with the party audio because although it succeeds at making it impersonal, it also makes it so that there is nothing really for me to watch or listen to because everything is going on at once, and it all muddles together.

The graphic work was brilliant though, so I'm giving this a 3.
Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 10:16pm

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Pooky wrote:

it also makes it so that there is nothing really for me to watch or listen to because everything is going on at once, and it all muddles together.
I say watch it again. There are some hilarious ad-libs going on in the party scene that I only noticed after I'd been editing it for nearly 4 months.

I'm sorry this one didn't grip you, Pooky. I actually think this is one of the funniest movies I've made, but perhaps that's only because I've been able to notice the subtle nuances.
Posted: Mon, 5th Jun 2006, 10:30pm

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Killing porn-stars and condom salesmen is funny. Ripping books off a shelf in search of Tom Hanks is funnier.

The Gradual Descent pwns all.
Posted: Tue, 6th Jun 2006, 12:15am

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ben3308 wrote:

Ripping books off a shelf in search of Tom Hanks is funnier.
You completely missed the point of that movie, I'm afraid.
Posted: Tue, 6th Jun 2006, 11:38pm

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I just couldn't find the right phrase to describe how funny that movie is. I showed it to my friends, and they were all like, "was that guy on LSD when he made this?"
Posted: Tue, 6th Jun 2006, 11:41pm

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In high school creative writing class, people always used to ask me if I had been on drugs when I wrote stuff, but I wasn't.

I was not on drugs when I made The Gradual Descent. You can quote me on that.
Posted: Tue, 6th Jun 2006, 11:43pm

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You must've just been high on life.

Sorry, that was corny, but I've always wanted to say that.
Posted: Thu, 12th Jul 2007, 5:49am

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Let me begin by saying ........AAHHHH! What is wrong with you people? Have you no shame at all. Who wrought this GaRGalMEsH or was it even written at all but instead thought up by some drunk guy sitting on the pot right before he past out?! See this is why you shouldn't drink.

You don't know how hard it was trying to keep my brain from turning to mush. VERY HARD!

1: These dumb and stupid idiots in this movie deserved to die. Any one who doesn't hear screams in the room beside them or notes the pints of blood on there oddly smiling host should be locked away for being so brainless.

2: The dialogue was absolutely terrible, fake accents and everything. None of it made any since ......AT ALL!

3: "Wait a minute! People have been disappearing all over the place and this guys covered in blood!" DING! DING! DING! WE HAVE A BRAIN! Dude with brain would you mind sharing it with the rest of the class?

My least favorite things list
5Being shot in the leg 10 consecutive times.

4Being in ahead on collision.

3Caching my crotch on fire.

2Eating my own spleen.

1Watching this movie.<=[this is at the top of the list]

Over all: Need I say more?

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Posted: Thu, 12th Jul 2007, 3:14pm

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I'm sorry it turned your brain into mush, but it was probably for the best.
Posted: Thu, 12th Jul 2007, 9:39pm

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Yeah I suppose so.

Despite this movies many flaws it was funny, in a twisted kinda way.

All right perhaps it's not higher on my least favorite things list that "Eating my spleen." Besides eating my spleen would kill me and I did survive watching the film.

It's not exactly the kinda of film I would watch (as stated in my previous review) but it seems to have some fans.

Over all: OK (I guess)
Posted: Fri, 13th Jul 2007, 12:08am

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Heh. Well thanks for watching! Check out some more of my movies!
Posted: Fri, 13th Jul 2007, 1:34am

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I'm freaking out!

Waser cracks his whip