Evil Avatar  



Go Back   Evil Avatar > Daily Gaming News > News Items

» Sponsored Links


» Recent Threads
Star Wars Battlefront 2...
Last post by Eats
Today 12:53 PM
49 Replies, 2,320 Views
Microtransactions in...
Last post by Evil Avatar
Today 12:45 PM
24 Replies, 1,322 Views
Justice League
Last post by Fubl
Today 12:34 PM
42 Replies, 1,480 Views
Weekend Headbanger -...
Last post by BeardedSonOfNel
Today 10:43 AM
11 Replies, 642 Views
It's Sunday: What NFL...
Last post by BeardedSonOfNel
Today 08:45 AM
0 Replies, 98 Views
Norse Mythology Awaits...
Last post by VideoMike101
Today 06:44 AM
5 Replies, 884 Views
Path of Exile: War for...
Last post by Terran
Yesterday 05:15 PM
8 Replies, 1,020 Views
The Rock teams up with a...
Last post by Karai Pantsu
Yesterday 04:16 PM
16 Replies, 1,346 Views
» Promotion


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-15-2017, 11:48 AM   #1
Evil Avatar
Citizen Game
 
Evil Avatar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 31,521
Blog Entries: 19
Oats Studios - Zygote

Evil Avatar is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2017, 11:49 AM   #2
Evil Avatar
Citizen Game
 
Evil Avatar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 31,521
Blog Entries: 19
I watched God, Zygote and Rakka today. I thought God was the most fun. Zygote and Rakka have great FX but have almost zero storyline. They are nice as FX showcases, but beyond that they don't tell much of a story for their 20 minute presentations.

I'm not sure if he is trying here to convince the public to just give him money to make more, or convince Hollywood that he deserves another chance at a big budget feature. If I had to guess, it would be that second thing.
__________________
I'm bad, and that's good. I will never be good, and that's not bad. There's no one I'd rather be than me.
Evil Avatar is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2017, 12:07 PM   #3
wunshot
Subscriber
 
wunshot's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 970
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evil Avatar View Post
I watched God, Zygote and Rakka today. I thought God was the most fun. Zygote and Rakka have great FX but have almost zero storyline. They are nice as FX showcases, but beyond that they don't tell much of a story for their 20 minute presentations.

I'm not sure if he is trying here to convince the public to just give him money to make more, or convince Hollywood that he deserves another chance at a big budget feature. If I had to guess, it would be that second thing.
I kinda had the feeling he was just doing them for fun to show that cool things can be made without big budget studio money.

Elysium and District 9 made $500 million worldwide between the two of them. I can't imagine he would be having that hard of a time getting funding for whatever he wanted to make next.
wunshot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2017, 12:50 PM   #4
Mad Max RW
Evil Dead
 
Mad Max RW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 449
They did a behind the scenes followup that explains the background story:


It's quite cool and I hope they get a chance to flesh it out with a full movie.
Mad Max RW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2017, 08:33 AM   #5
Skunk
Evil Dead
 
Skunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 756
Got a bit of a "Thing" vibe to it.

I liked Rakka but I thought the one that took place in Viet Nam was probably my favorite, just because it was so out-there.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by lockwoodx View Post
This is EvAv man, the Mos Eisley of gaming sites.
Skunk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2017, 07:45 AM   #6
Demo_Boy
@DemoEvolved on Twitter
 
Demo_Boy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Toronto
Posts: 4,729
Blog Entries: 7
I felt Zygote was done really well, but I don't want another The Thing.
Honestly, I'm surprised we havent already had a news report of Oats getting signed by Netflix or Amazon
Demo_Boy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2017, 07:52 AM   #7
Chimpbot
Godzillaologist
 
Chimpbot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Third Planet of the Black Hole
Posts: 7,437
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evil Avatar View Post
I watched God, Zygote and Rakka today. I thought God was the most fun. Zygote and Rakka have great FX but have almost zero storyline. They are nice as FX showcases, but beyond that they don't tell much of a story for their 20 minute presentations.

I'm not sure if he is trying here to convince the public to just give him money to make more, or convince Hollywood that he deserves another chance at a big budget feature. If I had to guess, it would be that second thing.
Blomkamp is using these short films to gauge community interest as to which of them would be best to expand into a feature-length film. These are essentially supposed to be snapshots or "rough drafts".

He goes into detail in this interview about his intent.
__________________
EvAv's Senior Godzillaologist
Member of the Nintendo Offensive Front
Chimpbot is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
oats studio

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:54 PM.