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Old February 16 2010, 04:35 PM   #1
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"Trenches" is online

The first three segments of Trenches, a short science fiction action/suspense movie by Shane Felux (Star Wars: Revelations; Pitching Lucas) are now online at Crackle:

http://crackle.com/c/Trenches


This is not a work in progress, BTW, so there should be no delay in the release schedule for the rest of the segments - the movie was finished well over a year ago. It was produced on a remarkably limited budget (about a quarter of a million dollars) as original web content for Disney's Stage 9 Digital project.
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Old February 16 2010, 05:27 PM   #2
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Says not available when I click on it.
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Old February 16 2010, 05:33 PM   #3
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Looks like there are still a few bugs in Crackle's system. It works fine for me in IExplorer; not so good in Firefox.
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Old February 16 2010, 05:33 PM   #4
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I went right to the site.
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Old February 16 2010, 06:01 PM   #5
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I'm informed now that this won't be available outside the U.S. until March.
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Old February 16 2010, 06:06 PM   #6
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Thanks Dennis for posting this, I know Shane is trying to get the word out as much as possible. I made a couple banners for my sites last month to help.
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Old February 16 2010, 11:22 PM   #7
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Watched the first three parts. It's semi-impressive for a low budget production. But the action choreography is confusing, and the writing is very pedestrian. I don't get why the guys blame the lead for getting them into this mess. I watched the first episode again and it's still not clear.
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Old February 16 2010, 11:29 PM   #8
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I watched the first two minutes and wasn't impressed. I feel bad for saying that because I know how difficult it is to get other people to watch your work -- especially when you're on a limited budget -- but it just didn't do anything for me, and I'm a big fan of science-fiction. As mentioned above, the action choreography was confusing and editorially had no structure or flow. There just seemed like a bunch of choppily cut together shots. The acting was passably mediocre and it just didn't grab me. I might give it another shot.
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Old February 18 2010, 05:37 PM   #9
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Part 4 is up.
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Old February 20 2010, 09:19 PM   #10
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Here's a good review:


http://lowbrowmedia.blogspot.com/201...-trenches.html


I agree about the Nathan Fillion resemblance - I thought so when I saw the whole thing at Farpoint last year.
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Old February 20 2010, 11:38 PM   #11
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Old February 24 2010, 03:58 AM   #12
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Episode 5 is up at Crackle.
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Old March 24 2010, 01:33 AM   #13
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All the episodes are up on Crackle.com, albeit the sound drops weirdly on one segment and another segment seems missing its opening.

Anyone else seen all of it? Thoughts?
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Old March 24 2010, 09:42 AM   #14
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Still not available outside the US?
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Old March 24 2010, 11:00 PM   #15
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Gee, I saw the whole thing, all 10 episodes

http://crackle.com/c/Trenches#id=248...491895%26fx%3D
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