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Posted: Tue, 8th May 2007, 2:35pm

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Klut

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Dumpet = Dumped

This is a movie I worked on a year ago, actually at the same time I was working on my monkey film. I was never happy with this movie, but it had to be finnished as it was a school film project...

I haven't made any changes since it was finnished, hope some of you'll enjoy it.


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Posted: Tue, 8th May 2007, 4:56pm

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That was good Klut. The acting in it was good in places and bad in others, for example the shocked acting didn't work. The story was OK. Music and titles were good but I have to admit the subtitles or the translation titles went way too fast and some spelling mistakes [can't blame you for that that much], i had to pause the video. Comedy was OK, bit over-reacted in some bits although the Toilet jumping was funny and well done.

The bit where the main guy goes to kill the guy before the guy kills the girl was a bit silly when they start a chase. The two are normally dressed and trying to kill each other, then when they leave the house they are dressed in winter clothes, a bit unrealistic there. The effects were also pretty good and the camera quality was OK.

Nice to see and old film though Klutty and hope to see some great films in the future wink

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Posted: Tue, 8th May 2007, 5:01pm

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B3N wrote:

The two are normally dressed and trying to kill each other, then when they leave the house they are dressed in winter clothes, a bit unrealistic there.
You didn't get the joke? razz
They were like acting like friends when they dressed up, and went back to enemies again straight after that...

About the subtitles, yeah. I know much of it is too fast, but I couldn't find my self to change it... The subtitles were added a year ago too, and I said I didn't change anything razz

Still, thanks for the comment, glad you liked it. And yes, I like "over-react humour"
Posted: Tue, 8th May 2007, 5:06pm

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Klut Said
You didn't get the joke?
They were like acting like friends when they dressed up, and went back to enemies again straight after that...
Ahh, well when i watched it and that happened I did think maybe they were being OK with each other in there like Sheep Dog n' wolf where they are freinds when they aren't doing there jobs.

gonna give it a 3 wink

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Posted: Wed, 9th May 2007, 9:57am

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Hehe, brilliant. Though technically wobbly in a few areas, this was nevertheless hugely entertaining. Silly, but I loved it. smile
Posted: Fri, 11th May 2007, 3:45am

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X-men joke... awesome
LoTR joke... awesome
Hot Glue Gun weapon... awesome
Snowballs... awesome
Hot Blond Girl... awesome
Clean Flower? ... awesome
No Sound? intentional?

This movie made me laugh like 8million times. welcome to the top ten.

This was flat out funny.
Posted: Fri, 11th May 2007, 4:22am

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I really, really liked this movie, especially watching it directly after watching Monkey Madness. Fun story, some really comical moments in it (jumping down the toilet was really, really funny biggrin). Some minor technical errors in it though, such as some sound issues (for example, the background sound changed between takes a lot when you were talking to that girl in the beginning). Still, it was a really good and fun movie!

4/5
Posted: Fri, 11th May 2007, 4:26am

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Seriously... watch it with NO SOUND! lol soo good
Posted: Mon, 14th May 2007, 5:49pm

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Loving your work. This makes me laugh out loud in many places, mainly at your hair, rubbery facial expressions and general mincing about.

It's not as well produced as Monkey Madness. Some of the shots linger a bit too long and are framed oddly. And the settings are a bit bland. But you did somehow manage to get a hot Norwegian girl involved, so everything else is forgivable.

Looking forward to more monkeys and more madness!
Posted: Mon, 14th May 2007, 8:08pm

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OH. DEAR. GOD(in the good way).

This was fantastic Klut. I'm always a huge fan of comedy that is random, but isn't so random that it shadows the actual joke. I think making randomness funny is a tough skill, but you seem to have a great handle on it.

Best moments:

Camera keeps cutting back to your face during the break up
Travel through plumbing
The final fight scene. "You know why they call me Kenneth?"
Posted: Mon, 14th May 2007, 8:15pm

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Hye bud this was really cool. hah . Very funny video. I think you should make more videos . YOu are pretty good at funny vids. Keep Working!!! biggrin
Posted: Mon, 14th May 2007, 9:22pm

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Bizarre!
Posted: Tue, 15th May 2007, 2:20am

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Sorry about this, but I wasn't a fan of this one.

The comedy was okay and sort of funny at points, but horrible at others. It's the fact that the acting left a lot to be desired, and that's what kills comedy for me: bad acting. Even if it's random and slapstick, you can't be half-smiling while on camera. I noticed this particular problem throughout. The storytelling is better than many on FXHome in that it makes sense, but nothing in the technical aspect is used to really drive the plot.

So from these judgments so far, this would be about a 3 with me. Nothing special, but okay.

However, the technicals are really, really substandard. Editing is okay at points, then lackluster at others. 30 degree rule broken too many times.

Camerawork is consistently bad, with the only good couple of shots still having too much headspace (though headspace is a subjective thing, I'll give you that). Lighting not just bad, but nonexistent.

The conversation between you and the guy at McDonalds made me cringe. One shot is angled away slightly, at you, and is handheld; whereas the alternate shot for that conversation is locked, full-front, angled up. Two over-the-shoulder shots would have worked MUCH better. Even if you've got no cameraman, then a Tarantino-style full-on front shot of each person talking towards the camera would've been better than what you had.

Ultimately, unless something is ridiculously funny to me, poor technicals just can't be ignored. Scratch that, FOR something to be even close to ridiculously funny, it has to have have at least decent, solid technicals. It's for this reason that I love Barats and Bereta, Derrick Comedy, and the SNL Digital Shorts: they know how to tell stories using both the script AND the camera; and I think you could brush up on the latter.

All-in-all, a 2/5, and better luck next time.
Posted: Tue, 15th May 2007, 3:02am

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Hey Klut, to help you improve you should check out those really funny comedies submitted by the Atom Bros... wink

Back on topic... This is technically pretty bad but the ideas and general sense of what makes a funny edit are as always your strong points. You're likely to know this by now as this is an old video so I'll hold off any criticism until you've released something new.

Best bits - the repeated cuts to your face near the start and the flashback to saying "I don't mind making a fool of myself". That this made me laugh out loud puts it alongside Monkey Madness as the only cinema submissions to call themselves comedic and are actually funny.

-Hybrid.
Posted: Tue, 15th May 2007, 3:40am

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Hybrid-Halo wrote:

Hey Klut, to help you improve you should check out those really funny comedies submitted by the Atom Bros... wink
To improve on editing and camerawork, you actually should check out our comedies.
Posted: Tue, 15th May 2007, 1:33pm

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Yup, the technicals are really bad.
I agree 100%

... but! It's one year old movie, I think I have improved a little bit since then.

Still, I don't really care for the technicals. When I want to make a movie, I just want to have a good time, and maybe make the viewers have a good time. I don't think I'll ever make a movie with very good "technicals". I don't want to be a director anyway. I want to have some fun.

As some of you know I'm done making movies and focusing on music, but I have something that needs to be done first. So stay tuned for more DybvikFX films. Probably with bad "technicals", but main focus on story and humour...

Peace.
Posted: Tue, 15th May 2007, 3:57pm

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good comeback clap
Heh, Yeah you go on doing what you want to do and keep us entertained in the process, hey not everyone wants to be a director smile

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Posted: Wed, 16th May 2007, 1:00am

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Klut wrote:

I don't think I'll ever make a movie with very good "technicals". I don't want to be a director anyway. I want to have some fun.
I guess I'm just not following. Why even bother having fun through the medium of film if you're not going to bother with the technical aspects?

Why not have fun doing the same thing through telling stories and jokes, going to parties, etc?

I dunno...
Posted: Wed, 16th May 2007, 6:03am

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Ok now that was funny. The part where the guy was doing the "mission impossible" tumbles actually made me laugh. But just one thing I gotta say here... WTF? Anyway, I liked it.
Posted: Wed, 16th May 2007, 2:15pm

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ben3308 wrote:

Klut wrote:

I don't think I'll ever make a movie with very good "technicals". I don't want to be a director anyway. I want to have some fun.
I guess I'm just not following. Why even bother having fun through the medium of film if you're not going to bother with the technical aspects?

Why not have fun doing the same thing through telling stories and jokes, going to parties, etc?

I dunno...
Because at parties, I can't fight with lightsabers, teleport, shoot at people etc. in a fun way. razz

Sure, I do try to do the technicals as good as I can, but if it isn't good enough for some, I don't really care.
I love film, I think it's fun to make movies. It's fun to edit, it's fun to use fxhome software... And most of all, it's fun when people like my work.

If others don't like it, it's still fine.
I do know that you take making movie a lot more serious than me, and that you do better work than me (not humour vice, imo) so I'm not mad at you or anything. I guess I would have a few comments to you if you ever recorded a song that was really bad razz
Posted: Wed, 16th May 2007, 3:20pm

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Ben: Some people take filmmaking serious as an artform. And some people just don't: They grab a camera, spend an afternoon with their friends, have fun, and that's it for them. They have a great time and that's all they want. Period. smile
Given, fxhome mixes those two types and that can be confusing. But that's the way it works around here.

On Kluts film: You do have a funny sense of humour, and of course the weirdest facial expressions ever. biggrin
Though I do agree that I can't really enjoy your film too much because it just offers too little else for me apart from your unquestionably good sense of humour. And since I'm one of those other types, having good humour alone just isn't enough to really grab my interest or high vote, sorry.

It's a shame you don't want to spend more time to build up on those talents you have. But it's ultimately your choice. smile
Posted: Wed, 16th May 2007, 7:08pm

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Klut wrote:

I do know that you take making movie a lot more serious than me, and that you do better work than me (not humour vice, imo) so I'm not mad at you or anything. I guess I would have a few comments to you if you ever recorded a song that was really bad razz
I understand completely. We're just both going for different aspects of the filmmaking process, I guess.
Posted: Wed, 16th May 2007, 8:10pm

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Finally got around to watching this....



And found myself entertaining throughout. Interestingly, Alot of the humor I derived from this was due to the hilariously bad technical stuff. It reminds me of back when I wasn't taking filmmaking very seriously, and just made up stuff on the spot and added crappy fx. I loved the gluegun headshot, as it was really bad looking and funny because of it. Also, the incredibly awkward editing made some scene 10 times funnier.
Posted: Mon, 21st May 2007, 11:02pm

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Hahaha! I loved this. It looked like a lot of fun. I gave it 4 stars because it made me laugh a whole bunch and I liked how you used your special effects. I would have given it one more star if it hadn't been from the fast subtitles and other small technical issues. Great job!
Posted: Fri, 25th May 2007, 10:42pm

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Haha xD
This is the shit dude! I bet the sequel will be even better..
I CAN┬ĘT WAIT!
Go on kluyt.. we love u!
Posted: Sun, 27th May 2007, 6:29am

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Sorry, man, but with technicals as horrid or underthought as these, I was expecting non-stop laughs (like I got from Monkey Madness) ans ridiculousity everywhere. This didn't do it, and in fact the editing and camera angle awkwardness came off more to me as just plain awkward and hard to watch than funny.

But, I get it's from a year ago, and this does show a little possibility for something much better. I especially liked, actually, the toilet transport. Well executed and funnily put in. Just not enough to turn the entire vote for me, sorry.
Posted: Sun, 27th May 2007, 1:07pm

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Atom wrote:

I was expecting non-stop laughs (like I got from Monkey Madness)
Heh, I thought you said that you didn't like the humour in Monkey Madness?

Anyways, thank for the comment Atom. For my next project, I will try to improve the technical work. Actually, kimmik will help me.
Posted: Sun, 27th May 2007, 5:45pm

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Hehe, no I didn't like the humor of Monkey Madness at the time, but when I saw that I drew some thoughts on a movie to equate it to and when I thought 'Monkey Madness' I said "no, no, that's far too funny for this".

I don't know. Glad you're learning, bud.
Posted: Tue, 19th Jun 2007, 3:37am

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I can't believe I missed this when it came out. I feel ashamed.

Just like Monkey Madness, this had me smiling throughout, and I actually laughed out loud several times at the end... especially "I broke your lightsaber! I will now throw away mine and we will fight!"

Very funny stuff dude, I always love your humor, and while technicals were lacking in this, I think in a strange way that badness added to the overall feeling of the movie and contributed to its general likability.

Bravo good sir, Bravo.

5/5