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The Baby

Posted: Mon, 12th Jun 2006, 1:40pm

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"The Baby" is a short comedy that is part "The Room", part something else. It was made in about 10 minutes or so for fun, so it's nothing spectacular, but we got a good laugh out of it.


Hey, don't touch his baby.


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Posted: Mon, 12th Jun 2006, 2:00pm

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Even though it's more of an inside joke, it's still hilarious!

4/5
Posted: Tue, 13th Jun 2006, 4:01pm

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I don't get it. I guess you had to be there.
Posted: Tue, 13th Jun 2006, 4:19pm

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This was only funny at one point: seeing the main character utter his over-hyped line with an uncontrollable smirk on his face.

Aside from that, this is utterly pointless...except for a very select, very few people "in the know" who will probably find it a fraction less pointless.

What would make this funnier, would be if it wasn't delivered so very pretentiously... so "we're so cool, it doesn't have to make sense"...so conceited. Its its major undoing, mainly because its simply not cool to everyone else on the planet in the first place. Why did you feel the need to show us this, couldn't you have just spread it round the mates that would have got it, not the entire intarweb?

I suppose if it weren't you, weren't so flagrant and was just some film i stumbled across on google video, it would probably be a little more abstract and therefore a bit more funny. As such i'm afraid its just not. Yes, i know i don't get it. Thats my point.

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Posted: Tue, 13th Jun 2006, 4:31pm

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I don't wish to swear.

But that was sh...


...ockingly bad.
Posted: Tue, 13th Jun 2006, 4:54pm

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I didn't get this? I understand in jokes are fair enough to you guys but to me this movie makes no sense. It's just plain madness. But you probably know this isn't your best work and therefore don't really care what I have to say about it.

Bring splinter cell out razz
Posted: Tue, 13th Jun 2006, 10:06pm

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Well, there's not much to get actually. This was a kind of a test of "all natural light". Made about a month ago, "The Baby" was just a stupid little video I did so my little brother would be in a movie. My friend Tyler was holding the baby doll for some reason, so I said "Let's make a movie where you say something suggestive like 'stop touching my baby' ". It's not meant to be taken as anything big, not even an inside joke, he just says "You touched my baby!" and it's supposed to be funny because he's 17 and has a baby doll and is yelling "you touched my baby!"

It's a "just for fun" video, not a "we're cool 'cause we know this" video.

Ben put these up under my name, but had no part in any of the 3. He didn't get that it wasn't that great. (Although it's the 'happ-en-in' viral video at both of our highschools.)

Go ahead, Ernie, swear. Go ahead..........see what happens when you touch his baby. wink
Posted: Tue, 13th Jun 2006, 11:00pm

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I'm just going to post this for both "The Baby" and that "PB&J" one you guys made.

Basically, these aren't too inviting, interesting, or funny. That just about sums up my thoughts.

However, I do see that you guys are attempting something here. Apparently, you're trying to make fun little short stories that take minimal time, finish well, and are fun to make. But your problem is obvious: it's not working. Why? Here's what I'm seeing: 1) Not enough effort. "Made in 10 minutes" is pretty much bullcrap. Think about what you're doing then do it, obviously. This made no sense. 2) Give it a point. This had no standard plot arc you should see in short stories or short films which means it's just a piece of crap. 3) Make sure your humor is more widely acceptable than just "you guys", for our sake. Yeah, comedy is hard, but don't limit us.

Here's a tip: Next time you guys make more than one or two short films... put them together. Make a bigger films about short films and connect them if you want to. It works and it's more interesting. And other times, don't post stuff like this at all. It's OK to not show us every one of your films. Half the time, I don't even care (like now).

2/5 (1 point for both films)
Posted: Wed, 14th Jun 2006, 12:38am

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Posted: Wed, 14th Jun 2006, 12:52am

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yyyyyeah......
Posted: Thu, 15th Jun 2006, 4:54pm

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Atom wrote:

and it's supposed to be funny because he's 17 and has a baby doll
So you are making fun of me and my friends?

razz

Well, this movie was lame, you know that.
But I did enjoy when he touched the baby with one finger, that was kind of funny smile

I give it a 1.
Posted: Thu, 15th Jun 2006, 7:30pm

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that kid is 17?
Posted: Fri, 16th Jun 2006, 9:26am

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Well, I can certainly see this didn't take much time or effort..but..I can see how if these were inside jokes it might be funny..


Better luck next time guys..
Posted: Sun, 25th Jun 2006, 2:12pm

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Was it just me, or was there an anoying whistle throught that film?

Anyway, I didn't really find it funny. Guess my sense of humor is different to your own.

Do you have any plans to make something serious?
Posted: Sun, 25th Jun 2006, 2:24pm

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Have you seen Cover's Story? Or have you heard of our Splinter Cell movie?

Because they're as serious as I think we'll ever get. biggrin