Nice job mate! :)
For all of you out there, Jarl is a classmate of mine and you need to understand that this is not a Flash animation, so stuff works differently than you'd expect.
As for the comments that says the movie's not finished, it certainly is.
Maybe you feel that way because it doesn't have a preloader or a proper stop at the end. But that's because he isn't into Flash animation. And another reason is because it's short. But mind you, it's a real handdrawn animation, and it's 40 seconds, which is quite long. Unlike Flash, you can't tween stuff irl, and re-use older graphics.
As for my review, I guess there are still few flaws (which you probably know of). Like the scene with the fisheye, the wagon seems a bit strange.
Maybe you could've spent more attention to the little details, like making the background of your SWF black, so these little whiners wouldn't give you such a low score. Anyhow, if you're planning to upload another movie, ask me and I'll help you out with the actionscripts (like adding a loading bar etc.).
thanx for all the great responses and about the movie bieng to short i admit that it would have been better if could show somme more but this is a shool project so i had a deadline and at the end i didn't really liked the movie so mutch so yeah it isn't as good as i hoped it would be but i'm allready thinking about my next one witsh will take half a year but thanx again these comment are a real moral boost
@JaccoNL i'm actualy from belgium but close enough
@DJJ-asshole i'd like to hear what it is that you think is rong whit the fisheye scene?
4.32 at this time
What the hell? 4.32?
Never mind the score. Now let's talk about how much this flash is really worth.
I like the way how you ridiculed with the seriousness of the movie, then end of with a "surprising" ending.
It was funny I guess, but unexpected endings are now really expectable. It's not like violence justifies every quality of humor. But a lot of users think so.
This whole flash contained one joke, and a very short one for that matter.
Nevertheless, good show.
There seems to be something wrong though, but not with your animation.
It's like there's a huge fad of combining reallife footage with Flash graphics.
Not that I don't like it though.
But (there's always a but), people seem to forget that this animation isn't much different than a normal animation. I actually have considered the fact that it must have been a pain in the ass to paste the scenes to each other.
But apart from the reallife footage, the animation is quite plain.
Actually, if you have submitted this without the books flipping, I think you would score much worse. Like if you intend to flip a book, your animation will get better.
I do think that people think I'm a jerk for criticizing this matter, but that's what I thought. The reviewers here are to judge your Flash, so it can't be helped.
Besides a 7 isn't bad at all :).
I understand that this movie really is hilarious.
I actually laughed out loud. You don't hear me complaining that this is a bad flash.
But 4.26? Oh c'mon.
There hardly was any animation in it, mostly tweenings, but that's not the fault of the author, amirite?
I gave you the score you deserved, that would be a 7.
Anyone else who disagrees: Shut up.
Watch / Make movies yourself, and you'll appreciate critic reviews aswell.
Although I'm fan of Minami-ke myself, I think this movie material is way too short.
No doubt, it's funny. But I don't think the average NG user would know of Minami-ke, and even understand what the situation is about.
Also, these shorts are acceptable on Deviantart level, but certainly not on Newgrounds. A flash on Newgrounds should be a completed movie, refined and such.
Keep making nice movies, but remember to have a certain length.
Just to let you know, it's been a long time since reviewed, or even watched a Flash movie.
Also, I noticed you take the effort to reply to your reviewers.
You see, I'm working on a Flash movie myself, and I felt like i abandoned Flash for a long time, because I haven't released anything since a year.
But you, my friend, you motivate me to continue my project.
I also want to experiment with 3D, and you show that 2D animation can blend well with 3D.
You see, I'm not insulting the author of this movie, because he's got nothing to do with the score.
But I'm here to take the piss out of all idiot voters out here.
WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU THINKING?
So yeah, the movie was funny.
Right, the movie wasn't bad at all.
But how did it got to your small brains to vote so high on this movie?!
It's BLACK and WHITE. Like the tv my grandpa watched when he was 10.
No colors, myesh, no shading.
The humour was okay, but but predictable.
Now I can even predict something more:
bunch of fanboys will disagree with my review, by voting "abusive" or something.
Jesus, grow up, it's an opinion, and it's a very true one too.
Author: don't take it as an offence, I'm just compensating the score.
Because you can do better than that...
This is my first review in a long time, and it has it's reasons.
This movie is just too genius!
The humor, the animation, the style, it's got what a movie's supposed to have.
Well done sir.
Gotta work on it
You'll need to draw a decent background. Just a blanck space is not enough.
And also, you need to animate your characters with more efforts, instead of lazy techniques to mask it.
To be honest, just using random movie sounds is not cool. I think you need to make a real piece, with story and all. A flash that's really original, instead of these short, random flashmovies you make when you've got nothing to do.
Sorry if you feel insulted, but only the Narutards helped you to reach the current score.
I'm a Narutard myself, but at least be more original. I don't like the idea of a flash being overrated, just because there's a loved character in your movie.
See you on your next work
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