Great, but could be even better.
(This is one review for both parts A and B)
Unfortunately, this seems like a small step backwards compared to what we've already seen from you, especially after the ingenious 14 Days, 5 Minutes parody series. The voice acting is one of the biggest culprits here - not one, not two, but all three of the main character's voice actors have noticeably low-quality microphones. Most of the secondary characters, by comparison, have little to no trouble. Simply taking care of that would solve one of the biggest problems I have with this. It's just kinda weird, especially after most of the 13/14 nobodies did it well previously.
This has also been a constant for a lot of your stuff, but there are some obvious mispellings in the subtitles, and places where the subtitles deviate from what is actually said, with results that vary from insignificant to changing the meaning of the sentence. It's a small quip, though.
As Metaklight said, the voice actors shouldn't speak so quickly, and/or mechanically. One scene that comes to mind that could be improved is the monologue after Maleficent 'dies'.
And now the good stuff! Your animation has gotten better, and the opening video was your best music video yet - in fact, I just bought the song used in it from iTunes! It's also good to see that the battle sequences don't sacrifice as much art for animation like in the fourth part of 14 Days - they're executed well, particularly Aqua vs. Maleficent.
Like always, there were parts when I simply burst out laughing. I won't spoil them, but they're there when you least expect them, and that's what makes it so funny.
Also, personally, I can't believe you didn't make fun of the armor appearing out of nowhere when Aqua, Ven, and Terra left the Land of Departure - that was a major 'WTF' point of the game for me.
Anyway, great job! I can't say that this part will go onto my favorites list, but I'm still eagerly awaiting the rest of the series!
Thank you for your comments.
Fortunatly the main character's voice actors haven't done their lines for the next 3 parts yet, so I'll ask them to improve.
Even Maleficent was bad? Hmm, okay.
I figured the armor is just necesairy to travel trough space. I won't make any specific mentions of it untill they also randomly use it before the semi-final battle. That's the place where their sudden use of armor IS extremely out of place since they never used it in battle before.
*clap clap clap*
Amazing work. I haven't laughed this hard at a Flash animation for a LONG time. Favorited, 5/5, 10/10, shared on Facebook.
Not correct, actually.
The song in question is actually by The Rabbit Joint, NOT System of a Down. Overclocked Remix is my source.
One thing I noticed...
When the movie ends and goes back to the beginning, the song still plays. So if you play the movie again, the song is overlapped with a new one. And so on. Besides that, you show promise, but I can't really say I get anything about the series from this (yes, I know it's a teaser).
You probably shouldn't have used a vocoder- or at least, you should have used it better. One, it takes away some of the personality of the thing, and two, there's a point in the middle where it's just unintelligible unless you listen to it to a couple times.
You would also have done better if you had some sort of title screen, and the movie didn't autorepeat. The credits quit too quickly- leave some frames between the completion of the name and the end of the Flash. Not to mention that your description implies you used the audio without permission (which may or may not be okay). Overall, your Flash skills are a little rough- keep at it.
srry man i didnt use flash, i converted a video thx for the highest score XD
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