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For the Birds

Postby Pixfan » Tue Sep 26, 2006 11:48 pm

One of the most "talkative" no dialouge shorts I've ever seen! :wink:

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Postby lizardgirl » Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:54 pm

I just LOVE the end where all the little birds loose their

feathers and the large bird just honks with laughter. :lol:
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Postby The Star Swordsman » Wed Sep 27, 2006 6:19 pm

This short is so funny. I loved the birds and that one akward bird. So hilarious. But the

theme of the short really stood out to me.
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Postby Pixfan » Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:08 am

It's prolly just me but I gotta say it, when the little

birds are all "shouting" and the goofy one starts to "sing" along doesn't it sorta sound

like a sax just for that one second? Jus getting my thoughts out here. :mrgreen:
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Postby RMS Oceanic » Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:32 am

According to Ralph Eggleston's commentary, they made this short purely for fun. And it won an Oscar. Fun's

not a bad ingrediant to add into a short, eh?

It's a great little short, and a nice timeless one as well,

like Geri's Game.
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Postby lizardgirl » Thu Sep 28, 2006 7:13 pm

Pixfan wrote:It's prolly just me but I gotta say it, when the

little birds are all "shouting" and the goofy one starts to "sing" along doesn't it sorta

sound like a sax just for that one second? Jus getting my thoughts out here.

:mrgreen:


Yeah, it quite possibly is a sax. Watching the short again, he does sound

like one for a few seconds, though not when he's laughing or anything.
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Postby Phoenician » Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:08 pm

RMS

Oceanic wrote:
According to Ralph Eggleston's commentary, they made this short purely for fun. And it won an Oscar.

Fun's not a bad ingrediant to add into a short, eh?

It's a great little short, and a nice timeless one

as well, like Geri's Game.


Agreed. It's amazing that

many companies these days seem to forget that "fun" is actually quite integral and necessary for

success!!

What a great short . . . talk about Karma!
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Postby luxo » Fri Sep 29, 2006 5:48 pm

Haven't seen yet, still a surprise to come for me. :P
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Postby The Star Swordsman » Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:29 pm

If you look at the picture

above, you will all agree with me when I say this.

We are all one happy

family!!!
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Postby luxo » Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:48 pm

Yeah, pretty sums that up well. :D
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Postby Edna » Tue Oct 31, 2006 9:42 pm

That short Film always makes me die laughing. :laugh:
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Postby Texas loves Pixar! » Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:20 pm

Same here.
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Postby Pixfan » Sat Nov 04, 2006 9:50 pm

Didja ever notice that

only a certain amount of the birds (mainly the center) have a distinct personality? :mrgreen:
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Postby DElf4242 » Sat Nov 04, 2006 10:18 pm

Pixfan wrote:Didja ever notice that only a

certain amount of the birds (mainly the center) have a distinct personality?

:mrgreen:


Yeah, they mentioned that in the commentary. I don't think I ever picked up

on it before watching the commentary, but then, I only watched it a few times before watching it with the

commentary, so who knows, maybe I would have eventually. :roll: It's certainly a clever touch. I remember that

after finding that out, I especially enjoyed watching the snobby one; no offense to our many members from the

U.K., but he looks so, well, British. :lol:
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Postby lizardgirl » Sun Nov 05, 2006 2:46 pm

Pixfan- Yeah, I noticed that

after watching it a couple of times through. But it isn't overly obvious, and doesn't spoil the short at

all.

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