Sonic Fan-Film is released and it's awesomely terrible.

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#51 Posted by sir_gunblade (162 posts) -

Don't forget about Stuttering Craig... What's he doing in there? Insane... Where's Spoony, Angry Joe? Linkara? Was this a Channel Awesome Production or something?

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#52 Posted by Young_Scott (129 posts) -

@Kedi2 said:

If that was really Jaleel White voicing Sonic, god help us all.

According to the credits, it sure was!

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#53 Posted by Cyrus_Saren (556 posts) -

That was quite hilarious.

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#54 Posted by SamStrife (1330 posts) -


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#55 Posted by DonChipotle (3441 posts) -

@connerthekewlkid said:

@SethPhotopoulos said:

So AVGN and what appears to be Brental Floss is in this?

What is this?

Okay and Doug Walker?

and egoraptor voiced the robots THEY GOT EVERYBODY FOR THIS

Don't forget Stuttering Craig.

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#56 Posted by musclerider (833 posts) -

As soon as Sonic's voice came on my computer gained sentience and threw itself into a volcano.

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#57 Posted by Rattle618 (1505 posts) -

Ireally wanted to see the whole thing, but I just couldnt do it. It looks way better than I expected though.

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#58 Posted by AndyAce83 (137 posts) -

A good fan (amateur) movie, but as most fan (amateur) movies the pacing is off (kind of boring at times; The intro never ended). I remember seeing a fan made resident evil video once. IT was very pulp fiction like. I think I liked that one. I never found it again. If anyone know where I can find it please tell :-)

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#59 Posted by MistaSparkle (2286 posts) -

Just in time for the Oscars!

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#60 Posted by connerthekewlkid (1873 posts) -

@Ducksworth said:

There's usually some sort of gold to come out of these fan movies. The production values for this one in this thread is strangely high.

I love how it looks like they filmed it in their backyard and an abandoned train yard, like they didnt want anyone to see them

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#61 Posted by GunstarRed (6044 posts) -

@Ducksworth said:

There's usually some sort of gold to come out of these fan movies. The production values for this one in this thread is strangely high.

Holy shit! That video is amazing.

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#62 Posted by BraveToaster (12636 posts) -

Ugh, that was just really bad.

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#63 Posted by GalacticPunt (1502 posts) -

I made through the first four minutes. I can't deal with this right now... But I will say that the guy playing Dr. Robotnik is way better than everything happening around him. He's the Raul Julia of this terrible videogame movie.

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#64 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7598 posts) -

I'm deeply saddened by the fact that there are people invested enough in the Sonic "lore" to make something like this.

Production values are actually pretty good for a fan film, but that doesn't make this any less of a horrible idea. The guys making it also obviously have no idea how to make movies, which makes the budget it must have had an even more depressing thought.

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#65 Posted by Abendlaender (3068 posts) -

I.....I mean....okay: I guess they have put a lot, and I mean a loooooooooot of work into this but man. A completly self-serious Sonic movie? Really? SONIC?

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#66 Posted by Pazy (2765 posts) -

I rather enjoyed that. The Sonic CGI still needs a lot of work, and they need to say "Blue Blur" a lot less, and the scene with the GUN troops in a forest was awful (I could hear the plastic guns clicking ...) but for what it was it was great. The guy playing Robotnik shouldent be as good as he was though, they should have got someone a lot worse to blend in with the rest of the move. Though really if they were to re-do Sonic CGI and re-edit it to be quicker then it would be a fantastic fan-move, its already up there as great in my book.

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#67 Posted by Wampa1 (831 posts) -

Even as someone who was essentially raised on the Megadrive, I will never understand the devout following Sonic seems to have. I almost feel that franchise doesn't deserve fan's who put that much effort into a film.

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#68 Posted by Tearhead (2446 posts) -

When seeing Jaleel White's name in the credits, I immediately wondered if he was really that hard up for cash. After hearing his performance, whatever he was paid was probably too much.

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#69 Posted by jakob187 (22940 posts) -

Robotnik was great. The, it's a fan-made film, and I can appreciate it on that level.

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#70 Posted by wolf_blitzer85 (5442 posts) -

I gotta admit, Robotnik was pretty cool.

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#71 Posted by Dingofighter (1878 posts) -

Why is it that every scene that Sonic is in is so much worse than the others?
I mean, the other scenes aren't amazing, but as soon as Sonic enters it just gets so terrible... 

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#72 Posted by Meepasaurus (263 posts) -

Well, now I know why SEGA isn't using Jaleel White for voice work. At least Robotnik was pretty good.

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#73 Posted by Wikitoups (1314 posts) -

I watched it... no words can described what I saw other than this pic:

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#74 Posted by Tebbit (4591 posts) -

I fucking love Jaleel White. He just needed some... better lines.

I'll be honest with you, I didn't think that was the worst thing ever. The dialogue wasn't great (especially the Sonic lines), the acting was average (apart from Robotnik, who, while kinda silly, did a pretty good Robotnik), the music was pretentious and the pacing was awkward. But it was still a decent effort.

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