REVIEW: End of Month Reviews #81 - September 2010 [spoilers]
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Mon Nov 1 16:15:22 PDT 2010
On Sun, 31 Oct 2010 01:23:35 +0000 (UTC), Saxon Brenton wrote:
> [REVIEW] End of Month Reviews #81 - September 2010 [spoilers]
Man. I thought I'd put something out that month, but that's right; I let
Just Imagine... #9 slip into October.
> the fragmentary nature of these vignettes, and most especially the date
> from three years ago that the first episode was written compared to this
> year's date on the second, I'm strongly tempted to think that Tim may have
> decided to simply finish the plot off and then clear it from his hard
Which would be sadface. :/
> I'm not fully sure what to make of them. There aren't quite as
> inchoate as say, the Honey Love Bunny stories from last year.
This disappearance was also sadmaking!
> For example, Brassica enters
> Mantis' headquarters without trouble because Mantis left the back door
> open, thereby allowing the hero to bypass the guards and traps; Mantis
> pauses in his villainous rant to worry about the proper plural of the word
> 'mantis'; or the fact that Mantis doesn't recognise Broccoli Man when
> he's disguised as Brassica even though he's only changed his name and not
> his costume.
See, this last point I completely missed.
> For example, during
> Mantis' monologue at the start there's a cut from a medium distance shot
> to a close up. More change of viewpoints like this would help give a
> sense of dynamism, but I don't know how hard they would be to set up - nor
> how hard it would be to do other shots, such as extreme close-ups, jumping
> between left and right profile, or even overhead shots.
Yes, more of this please!
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, pretty useless comments this time
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