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DannyJC13

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« Reply #280 on: 06-27-2016 20:34 »

Oh dear...



This honestly looks like a joke. I wish it was.
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« Reply #281 on: 06-27-2016 23:37 »

It's a game!
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« Reply #282 on: 06-28-2016 00:39 »

we killed god
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« Reply #283 on: 06-29-2016 11:54 »

"The Quest for Cards" is the worst subtitle I think I've ever heard. Worse than "Dawn of Justice", worse than "Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" and worse than "Electric Boogaloo".

But it's nice to see that not only Futurama, but also King of the Hill still have some degree of life left in them. Can't help but notice the lack of The Simpsons, though. I wish this was going to be a "real" game instead of some more app nonsense.
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« Reply #284 on: 07-11-2016 15:07 »

https://www.reddit.com/r/futurama/comments/4s7r33/cinema_relics_is_doing_a_reallife_futurama_fan/

It's gonna suck.

I don't want it to suck, and by all means, I hope it is well done...

But it's gonna suck.
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« Reply #285 on: 07-11-2016 23:44 »

Everytime I click this thread, I expect "FUTURAMA RENEWED FOR 8 MORE SEASONS!"

Thanks for consistently disappointing me. frown
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« Reply #286 on: 07-12-2016 06:11 »


I don't want it to suck, and by all means, I hope it is well done...


If it's done by people who are passionate about the show and if there's some humour involved, then what the hell?  It'll be what it'll be.  Maybe we'll like it.  Maybe not.  If nothing else, it'll be an interesting distraction smile

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« Reply #287 on: 07-14-2016 00:42 »

The Quest for Cards? What the hell is that? hmpf

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« Reply #288 on: 07-20-2016 17:19 »

So, there was an article on The AV Club covering a live action fan-made Futurama film project, which is... unsettling, to say the least.

I'm not sure if this has already been mentioned here, but here's the link anyway:

http://www.avclub.com/article/live-action-futurama-fan-film-trailer-impressively-239808
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« Reply #289 on: 07-20-2016 17:52 »


Good to see you swing by, Beam.  Thanks for the link!

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« Reply #290 on: 07-21-2016 00:01 »

YouTube link:



So, what's the verdict? I find Hermes to be the funniest thing in the trailer. The amount of effort that's gone into it is really great, though.
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« Reply #291 on: 07-21-2016 00:25 »

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So, what's the verdict? I find Hermes to be the funniest thing in the trailer. The amount of effort that's gone into it is really great, though.

My jaw basically dropped on the floor when I saw those amateurs transfer the Futurama characters into RL. In terms of art this looks extremely impressive.

I acutally like those versions: Leela might look cute as a cartoon, but was written as if her face was ultra-creepy. The IRL version steps into the uncanny valley really well.

Regarding the acting, the one-liners do not allow too much judgement. Though they seem to be doing all right by the first look.

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« Reply #292 on: 07-21-2016 07:53 »


So, what's the verdict? I find Hermes to be the funniest thing in the trailer. The amount of effort that's gone into it is really great, though.



Hell, that's effing awesome.  I love it!  And now, I'm imagining Peelers playing the parts... big grin

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« Reply #293 on: 07-21-2016 16:21 »


So, what's the verdict? I find Hermes to be the funniest thing in the trailer. The amount of effort that's gone into it is really great, though.



Hell, that's effing awesome.  I love it!  And now, I'm imagining Peelers playing the parts... big grin



Somehow, I expected you to joke about wishing to play the role of Farnworth, but being too old for it. wink
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« Reply #294 on: 07-21-2016 17:08 »


Hahaha!  Yes, I missed that great opportunity smile  Darn tongue

For what it's worth, I saw a post on FB the other day which indicated the general age of the only Peeler active anywhere who I thought might be a few years older than me.  But nope, Gaschief is a young punk by comparison.

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« Reply #295 on: 07-23-2016 00:31 »

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So, what's the verdict? I find Hermes to be the funniest thing in the trailer. The amount of effort that's gone into it is really great, though.

I liked it. I'll watch it when it gets released.  If it's not amazing, it's at least a huge Futurama fan project and I can enjoy the costumes, CGI, and jokes these people have created as a labor of love.
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« Reply #296 on: 07-23-2016 01:36 »


Agreed, absolutely.  Even if it falls flat, they deserve kudos and respect for the inspiration and following through with it.

Anyone know whether they have a funding site set up?  I'll bet it cost them more than pocket change.

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« Reply #297 on: 08-11-2016 10:41 »


And here's a behind-the-scenes look at the filming, found by Juliet!



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« Reply #298 on: 08-12-2016 00:52 »

Billy West is reciting Trump quotes in Zapp Brannigan's voice on Twitter.
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« Reply #299 on: 08-12-2016 08:03 »

Fan-o-Rama looks exciting. I'm most interested in all the effects and how they come off on-screen... I hardly even care about the actual quality, I'm most impressed by how much time and effort appears to have gone into it.
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« Reply #300 on: 08-12-2016 08:05 »


I'm blown away by the dedication and effort.  And I really like what I've seen so far!

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« Reply #301 on: 08-12-2016 15:51 »

I hardly even care about the actual quality, I'm most impressed by how much time and effort appears to have gone into it.

This. The amount of detail & effort put into recreating all the elements of the show is astounding. It really looks fantastic! big grin
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« Reply #302 on: 09-03-2016 23:01 »


And here's a behind-the-scenes look at the filming, found by Juliet!





Yes this is fantastic. I really can't wait to see this episode. Looks epic
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« Reply #303 on: 12-23-2016 11:27 »
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And, finally... here it is! smile

Watching the trailer and the behind-the-scenes clip made me think that I'd be bothered by The Eye, as there's no way to accurately transform the drawn Leela to a natural looking live action character.  But I was wrong: it only took me a minute or so to get used to it.

Also, the video is a half hour long, but the actual episode is closer to 15 minutes.





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« Reply #304 on: 12-24-2016 16:40 »

Great film! It surpassed the expectations I had from the trailer quite a bit. big grin

I was disappointed that the actual sequence containing the story was only about 15 minutes long because I was really starting to enjoy it. They really did a great job on transforming the Futurama characters into real-life versions. Also all the efforts taken in order to create the filming sets and some of these futuristic gimmicks are quite astonishing. All those details in the background are going to require some deciphering as there are quite few posters with alien language.
Somehow, this film had kind of the same vibe to it as some of the season 1 episodes do. Had it been completed to fill about 21 minutes, the story could've passed as a 'real' episode. It definitely has more 'Classic Futurama' potential than some of the new run's episodes.
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« Reply #305 on: 12-24-2016 18:25 »

Wow, I had no idea it had been released. Thanks for posting, Tachyon! smile

Really, really impressed by it. I thought it would be too goofy to work but it actually did capture the Futurama feel quite well. Amazing work with the sets and the costumes, and the voices of some of the characters are absolutely spot-on. Hermes stole the show!

My only major complaint is that they made Leela a little too harsh/miserable, but otherwise, they nailed it. I only wish we got more.
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