Thursday, February 10, 2011

Blistering light saber fan-film battle

For a fan-effort, this is a really terrific, fast-moving, well-done, brainless, plotless blaze of action. Guys will love it. Ladies? Some yes, some no.

But parental warning: there's a brief jarring image at 4:12, but what comes next sort of re-frames it. Preview before showing it to your little 'uns.

18 comments:

Stan McCullars said...

Amazing choreography!

DJP said...

Yep; for fanguys, not bad at all, I thought. Nicely-paced, too.

CR said...

Nice

Joshua Cookingham said...

Is that.....

A really young Dicapro?

:P

David Regier said...

Could have been Ken Silva and Frank.

mikepettengill said...

Best fan-film ever.

DJP said...

It's very good, Mike, but I might give "best" status to this effort — although (again, parental warning) unfortunately it has a sequence that prevents me from posting it here.

Trinian said...

Fantastic! Yuen Woo Ping would be proud.

Wendy said...

Very cool!!!
Wasn't sure what I was expecting at 4:12 but that certainly wasn't it :)

Herding Grasshoppers said...

What... is the guy like a starfish? Cut part of him off and it reproduces?

inkslingerblog said...

Not much of a Star Wars fan myself, but... that. was. terrific.

Kirby said...

@Herding G:

I took it this way: That was a gory ending to the "bad" guy and that was such a good fight you might think: "Aw man, I'd like to see those guys fight again sometime."
And then the clones come out and you think, "Oh, that wasn't so gory, he's just a clone; and, yeah, now they can fight again."

That's my take. It was very fun.

Wendy said...

Oooh, Jedi Starfish.
There's a plot line for ya :)

Herding Grasshoppers said...

Ahhhh, a clone.

I should've asked my boys ;D

trogdor said...

The good guy has a red lightsaber and the bad guy doesn't? Yeah, that totally violates this.

If I'm ever in a lightsaber duel and I manage to cut my opponent's lightsaber in half, the last thing I'm gonna do is force-push him twenty feet away so he has time to regroup. Come on, man, just finish the defenseless Jedi-type and get it over with.

CR said...

Yeah, that other star war link you had is funny, but I'm even afraid we're thinking of the same sequence that would prevent me from even linking it on my facebook.

sonofthunder7 said...

Good stuff.

And Dan: the fact that you think Lost Hope is the best fan-film ever just made my day...back in the day, me and my high-school classmates used to watch that all the time in the media center after school and then quote it endlessly...I can *still* quote most of it at will. Is that just a little bit scary?

DJP said...

Absolutely, SoT. My boys and I will break out in recitations at any moment (I skip the one crude section, showing it to them). "Ow! That helmet is chafing my eyebrows!"