I can't say that it was all excellently planned out. Sometimes it felt like some moments just deserved a WTF? because they really did not fit it.
Besides the throngs of comments about the conformity/mask bs I just wanted to point out that inside he was different. The monsters used to be just like him before until they were touched by someone that helped them unleash their true self. So in essence it about finding yourself through the help of someone else and then later on helping someone else find themselves. Finding yourself could mean understanding yourself or even unlocking some skill that you thought you never had but in fact you do but have been hiding it for the sake of fitting in with the people around you.
You did such a good job with the camera angles and the drawing/shading but...god it seemed that the animation of the characters was done by someone who just learned out to tween yesterday.... I sorta liked the plot but as a personal preference I like it more when time is spent building the characters more so I can relate to them, even if that doesn't include any spiffy animation.
Well, if that is a recurring dream then you should look at your life and see if you can put any meanings to the things in the dream since recurring dreams usually describe your life.
I probably have about 2 or 3 recurring dreams that I see perhaps once every two or three years since I was 10 (19 now :P) Mine are very complicated however and try as I might I never remember them until I seeing them again. Also whenever they occur again some parts are left out and new parts are added in probably to go along with the changes that have occurred in the past 2-3 years. They always involve some sort of whacked out quest-plot thingy. They always have a bunch of female characters. They always have a dark tone. However, I still like them. I remember when I remember one for a couple of minutes after waking up and I could point to everything in the dream that could match up with my life, then I forgot everything. Oh well, I still think that this is a pretty simplistic dream. You could probably assign meaning to this yourself, you don't need our help, but you most likely want to make a flash more than get an explanation for the dream.
Very different from other flashes...it had one of those "focus on the unimportant parts" themes that are rare anywhere in art today. Over all though it worked so congrats! I liked it. Could have had a better story to begin with rather than something that sort of didn't make sense (pen/sword/gun thingy).
You got pretty much most of it right...besides the beer and the girls though...that hasn't happened....yet XD
I'd really like to see more of your work here on newgrounds.
Currently it's filled with many random shorts that are WAAAY out there and don't really have any good morals(if they have any to begin with).
There will be more from me this year hopefully, although I might be studying a lot.
You definately are onto something with these...
I thought the Reservoir dogs was funnier...I'm dreadfully sorry that I won't be giving this one 11/10 like the "Reservoir Dogs" parody. Your ego and skills will have to make do with this paltry 10/10 and 5/5...
You're a little minded kid
with delusions of grandeur. This is a flash site and not YouTube. I feel both embarrassed and pity for you. The only reason you are getting so many views is because of the front page. Heck, you couldn't even lip-synch properly.
Many a flash artist had to hone their skills with time and patience, you on the other hand make me throw up with this video that you have posted on a flash website. Granted we all do act like that sometimes when we're alone we DO NOT gratuitously post it on websites just so we could feel like we are liked in that 5 minutes of fame.
How was that for constructive criticism?
The princess looks like Jean Gray (sp?) and the black/blue panther during the dragon fight looked like something directly out of the new Beowulf (almost exactly actually). Good job at animating it and keeping the plot decent though. I remember the first "Primal War" was not exactly at the par where the newer ones are at :P
I remember well the days when I started animating. Heck, I still haven't made a flash anything but that's besides the point. The main thing to keep in mind is that I know exactly what your character went through. It was excruciating! Painfully Inobvious! and finally Exhilarating! but when I was done...by god did I know how to tween.
I'm not sure what you were trying to say through this movie. I can guess several things (turning back in time, having a crappy job, dreaming, nightmares, etc.)
My feelings around this movie centered around this:
If I was to have a nightmare in which I was a Wall Mart employee who, after he had finished watching some existentialist movie, was in turn having a nightmare.
Then it would look, and I mean in my head while I sleep, it would look exactly like what you have created.
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