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Space Station

Posted: Wed, 28th Aug 2002, 8:19am

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slipstreampictures

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Brian loved the Space Station, it was hopfully going to find life in space around earth, saddly, life found it first. Now there after Brian, but he doesn't know why. Thanks so much for http://www.scope-entertainment.com for hosting! Enjoy watching!
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Posted: Wed, 28th Aug 2002, 9:46am

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b4uask30male

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Well done, i guess it was just two of you, and your quite young, so well done.
good to see a thought out story.
but there was some bad points

the angles good, but sometimes you cut the actors head off.

and the shots was a little long, seemed like you had to run around a pause the camera yourself, this should have been tighter in editing.

other than that it was fun to watch.
Posted: Wed, 28th Aug 2002, 10:02am

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moebius

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The lead character summed up my reaction towards the end when he said: "that's weird" biggrin I didn't quite get the plot, but I totally dug the cool scifi music underlying the entire film.

P/s: Nice front door - great colour! biggrin
Posted: Wed, 28th Aug 2002, 1:21pm

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TMM

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that was cool biggrin

good acting throughout, well edited, some shots were a bit silly though, anf it used my plugin biggrin

overall i gave it a 4, maybe a few more angels next time, and have more camera mvoement, rather than having a still camera and u walking into shot...

very kewl little video, hope to see more from u...
Posted: Wed, 28th Aug 2002, 4:24pm

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slipstreampictures

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Ok I actually played Brian, and there were two people playing the alien. It Was Writen Directed and Produced by me!
Posted: Wed, 28th Aug 2002, 10:19pm

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biggrin I Thought it was quite a step up from your previous works. Good job overall. I thout your movie was done well. You're getting better and better. Don't let anyone discourage you.

To be honest that exploding station in the sky made me jump a bit! HAHA!! Good job!

The Alien dialogue was a bit messy to understand 100%, but I really like how you did the tone of it. You pulled that off well.

Overall I really liked your piece. Keep it up!

Ryan
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 1:40am

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Ricpride

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What a long and boring Movie! unsure

It kept going on and on! mad

Don't mean to be rude, but that's criticism for ya! Let's be more creative and learn how to act. Acting is important in making the film look real. Without good acting skills, even with Professional effects, the movie will suck. Why did you think Star Wars made it this far? Is it because of the light sabers, yeah, sort of. BUt really, it was the acting is what made it good. Carefully plan out your ideas and script so that it won't look so lame. It's just advice, not a put down, k? Understand that. Keep it up though. tard
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 1:47am

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slipstreampictures

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Hey, dumb nut, make your own movie first, ok? See how hard it is before you go critisizing evil Why, why the heck are you even a member, just wanna go around giving people bad reviews? Come back when you've made your own movie and have a copy of Alam DV evil
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 2:57am

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moebius

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Good acting in Star Wars? Dude, you gotta be kidding me lol
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 3:35am

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slipstreampictures ,

Obviously you can't take criticism very well. I meant well, but you aren't taking it well. Hmph! YOU will never grow if you can't take criticism, and just cry like a little girl (no offense to the little girls out there). I am not here for name calling like you. I criticize movies and that's what I do.

And I do make my own movies. I just don't use this AlamDV thing. Every clip that my friend and I have seen has totally destroyed the ideas of the people who made them. There are too many Star Wars RIP OFFS out there. And guess what, all that I have seen SUCKED!!! I have seen no origniality yet. I used to like Star Wars and Terminator. It's embarassing to see people ruin good film and ideas. Maybe I will post up my work. I actually make it good and take time in preparing and writing the plans out, unlike many people.

It's good to have ideas, but don't go screwing things up. I don't use AlamDV though. The movie that are posted are for users who use this AlamDV. I don't use it.

In the film industry criticism is begged for. And every criticism is accounted for. Unlike you, ungrateful foolish person who can't take it. I've been making film for over 6 years now, but I still accept every harsh critcism people said. You have no humility if you just blow your casket like that at me. I even said, "I meant well," and "I am not trying to be mean" and so forth. READ, boy. Sheesh! I now understand why American literacy is so low compared to the world.
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 3:46am

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BDOG

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Slipstearmpictures
If you go and call people numbnut that are critical of your movie do you think people will be game to be honest in the future? You should be happy that most of the comments were positive. smile

I too found it a little slow but overall gave it a 3. I think you could have made it a few minutes shorter and still got the story across.
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 3:46am

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raider

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someone should lighten up with the empty criticism (I don't think "suck!" is considered a sentence, at least not in America). Find out what the first A stands for in ALAM. Should be an eye-opener eek
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 3:51am

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Ricpride

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Just saying, "Suck!" by itself is a sentence, in America. You have to understand that our standards over here are really low. Let's see, 20% literacy rate. No joke. That is why there are so many slangs. SOrry for the frag sentence. What I meant to say that, "That film sucked." There, that's better. I'll try to keep it more formal next time.
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 4:01am

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slipstreampictures

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yes, i'm sorry, but............i've taken my fare share of bad reviews, let me say, even ask NienNumb, he's seen everyone of my movies and posts for all my movies, anyway, i just............THIS GUY GAVE EVERYONE of the movies he raded 1 or 0 stars, an thats alright, but give one atleast 2 man, common....you might not agree with me, but it ticks me off. EDIT i'm not from the US, i'm Canadian!!!!!!!!! biggrin
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 4:15am

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Ricpride

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Indeed you are candian. What I mean was North America has 20% literacy rate, this includes Candadians too. America sucks. I mean, at least in CHINA there is 90%+ literacy rate. It's true.

I don't mean to sound harsh, but hey, harsh comments helps us to do better right. It is only the weak who give up after hearing "this sucks." I even have peope said, "Your vid sucks to my face," then laughed at. I said, "Thank you. I'll do better next time," and walk away. If we keep hearing positive things, how will we do better? We can't, because we don't know what we did wrong or what to improve on.

Some people should at least be grateful that I, or people, even take the time to reply and score them.
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 11:27am

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TMM

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Rite, i have just read about 10 posts by you on movies, and they can all be summed up by the words "SUCK!!!!" "boring" and "lame" now i think it is time for u to be CONSTRUCTIVE with your comments smile

pick up on the good points of the movie as well as the bad, otherwise they will just think the entire thing sucks (which is untrue on most of your comments!!!) also u need to look out for if a movie is a 'test' or not, this can determine the genre of the movie, a lot of mvoies r just testing the effects, or are the csb team showing off some of the new effects...

i know my movies SUCK!!!! so i can comment on how hard it is to implement the things in ur mind onto a film, i have tried a few types of things, just to say what i am best at, and i think my 3d asteroid is the best, so i will adapt on my 3d smile this is like a lot of users,, they submit several things, see which got the best 'review' and work harder on that sorta thing, it's a matter of trial and improvement, until u find what u r good at smile

Also (no offence to the makers of the movies, they are ALL great smile) but have u even looked at the top ten? this gives a good idea of the BEST out of the cinema, check those out, then u wont be so harsh with ur remarks, be constructive, comment ont he good and the bad, don't just post saying "SUCK!!!!" cos that doesn't help the user develop their movies does it?!?

urm, i think i should shut up now smile and leave u to think things over...

FIN.

cool
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 12:18pm

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malone

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Theres ways of giving constructive criticism without the attitude. Using the words "suck" and "lame" are pointless, try to expand your vocabulary with something a little more descriptive and less threatening. Do you really think someone is going to respect your views if they come across as a personal attack on a person?

Despite what you may think, positive comments do help you get better. In much the same way criticism tells you what you did wrong, positive comments tell you what you did right, this is just as important. Positive comments also go a long way to show you have looked at the movie from all angles and are not just out to put people down. Your views will be much more respected if its obvious you have considered all angles.

I'm not sure if you relize this, but from our point of view you have busted in here shouting you mouth off, harshly criticizing everyone in sight. Why not take a while to compare your posts to others, watch how they manage to give helpful advice without starting a hate campaign. Your views are very welcome, and if you can manage to convey them in a manner that isn't so antagonistic they will be appreciated a lot more.

Lets dissect your first comment and see if I can show you it from our point of view


What a long and boring Movie! unsure
Not a great start is it. Instant criticism like this will put everyone on their guard and the rest of your comments wont make any impact. Start by discussing the movie to show you watched it properly. Pick out one or two parts that you felt could use some work. And instead of just citing them as "boring", try to explain why.


It kept going on and on!
You've already made this point in your first sentence. Once is enough, unless you intend to expand on your views. Repeatedly pointing out something you feel is wrong is just insulting. I'm sure you don't want to insult people do you.


Don't mean to be rude, but that's criticism for ya!
This is basically saying "I don't mean to be rude, but hey, I am anyway". This shows you know your comment is rude. You don't have to be rude to get your point across.


Let's be more creative and learn how to act.
"be more creative", "learn how to act" about as useful as "make a better movie". You don't explain what is wrong with the creativity or acting, or more importantly, explain how to improve. Not to mention the negative attitude of that statement. "I feel the movie could be improved with more invention and a little work on the acting" says exactly the same thing with none of the abuse. It still doesn't say much but I think it would be more gratefully received.



Acting is important in making the film look real. Without good acting skills, even with Professional effects,
Good stuff, so why spoil it with...


the movie will suck.
What value does that add?


Why did you think Star Wars made it this far? Is it because of the light sabers, yeah, sort of. BUt really, it was the acting is what made it good. Carefully plan out your ideas and script
Again, useful stuff. Might have helped if you had some tips about how to plan and script. You pretty much imply he didn't plan or script it at all, which we both know probably isn't true. Maybe you could have pointed out a few parts you felt could have been scripted better. Just saying its all bad doesn't give him much of a starting point. Anyway, theres some good points in that sentence which you totally nullify with...


so that it won't look so lame.
You just have to get that pointless dig in at the end don't ya smile


It's just advice, not a put down, k? Understand that.
You suck, you really suck. No I mean it, you really really suck. I'm not saying you suck tho. Reminds me of a Simpsons blackboard quote Adding "just kidding" doesn't make it okay to insult the principal


Keep it up though.
Lets keep this bit smile
Posted: Fri, 30th Aug 2002, 5:09pm

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Ricpride

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Most interesting comments from TMM and malone.

Yup! I like being critical. I feel that some people can learn that way, but also some can't and take it to the heart. I guess I over said things, NO! I did over say things. unsure

I like the way you guys keep a level head instead of exploding; cussing back at me. But what I didn't like was the dissection of each sentence, but I get it. wink

Yeah, I should be more elaborate when I say when things suck. Like when the acting sucks for the effects suck, I should say exactly where and when it sucks. razz

There's really nothing that I can say, but say, "I'll be more descriptive and elaborative on things."

Another thing... I did find it utterly ANNOYING to see all the Star Wars, The Matrix, and Terminator ripoffs out there. I mean, sheesh!, it really dimenish the meaning of art. Film and video editting is an art, from my point of view, and shouldn't be used the way they did it. Am I the only one who sees this? If I am, then somethings screwy going on around here. What I would like to see, is some originality? You know what I am saying? Perhaps I shouldn't complain then, if it doesn't matter. unsure