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starchaser the legend of orin

Postby dislexsickNik on Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:49 am

This movie is one of my alltime faves and yeah it is a bit of a starwars rip off but it's just one of those ive allways been able to watch over and over again right since i was a kid.

anyone else really like this movie?
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Postby John-Locke on Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:10 am

Thankyou Nik, I've been trying to find the name of this film for years, I remember it fondly but over here in the UK it slipped away into obscurity never to be seen again.

A complete Starwars Ripoff but I remember it having Swearing, harsh Violence and Nudity even maybe?

Thanks for the trip down memory lane.

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Postby ZombieZoneSolutions on Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:36 am

Wow! That's a blast from the past!

I really liked it when I was a kid too, but I always
liked anime more. For instance, as fun as this was,
I was way more psyched about watching STAR BLAZERS
and ROBOTECH...
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Postby bluebottle on Mon Feb 20, 2006 12:30 pm

i can't remember what i liked more: the movie, or the fact that it was in 3D!!!!
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Postby dislexsickNik on Mon Feb 20, 2006 2:02 pm

John-Locke wrote:Thankyou Nik, I've been trying to find the name of this film for years, I remember it fondly but over here in the UK it slipped away into obscurity never to be seen again.

A complete Starwars Ripoff but I remember it having Swearing, harsh Violence and Nudity even maybe?

Thanks for the trip down memory lane.

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Glad id helped ya memory I to am in the uk i had an ex-rental copy for years until about a year ago the tape snapped it's out on R1 dvd now thank god it is a total classic i would have loved to have seen it in 3D but i dont think we ever got a 3D UK release.

Ive allways wanted to see the other one that was similar to this ROCK AND RULE anyone seen it is it anygood?
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Postby John-Locke on Mon Feb 20, 2006 4:38 pm

This was in 3D?

Shit we missed out there didn't we, I'd kill insects to see this in 3D, it makes sense now why there were so many punches and lasers aimed towards the screen, it didn't even get a Cinema Release here, I remember first seeing it advertised on the VHS for House.


As for Rock & Rule, well I didn't recognise the name at first but when I went to this site it did jar some memories long forgotten.

http://www.absoluteanime.com/reviews/rock_and_rule.htm
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Postby dislexsickNik on Mon Feb 20, 2006 5:24 pm

i have actually seen on ebay bootleg transfers of both starchaser and rock and role with the 3d and standard versions on there i have been tempted to pick one up just to see Starchaser in it's true 3d Glory ive got a home cinema set up so i think it will look the dogs bollocks on that well i can only hope.

also Jeff Scott the guy who wrote starchaser has his own website ive emailed him a few times about the flick he allways replies a really nice guy a few years back he did say that oneday he would try get the script online but i spose it all depends on how much of a fan of the movie you are hehe http://users.adelphia.net/~getjeffrey/Home.htm

cheers for that Rock and rule link i will check it out
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Postby wonkabar on Mon Feb 20, 2006 6:04 pm

I think this was the first cartoon to mix CG as I recall.
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Postby dislexsickNik on Mon Feb 20, 2006 6:10 pm

here's a few more shots from the film

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also composer andrew belling's original theme music can be found on his official site http://www.morbromusic.com/andy.html
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Postby dislexsickNik on Mon Feb 20, 2006 6:11 pm

wonkabar wrote:I think this was the first cartoon to mix CG as I recall.


Indeed i think your correct im sure i read that somewhere b4
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Postby ZombieZoneSolutions on Mon Feb 20, 2006 6:12 pm

Thats right. I think the space ships were computer rendered or something.

In a way, TRON is really is the first blend of animation and early CG...
(but that included live action as well, so i suppose thats different...)
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Postby dislexsickNik on Mon Feb 20, 2006 6:23 pm

cant confirm if it was first to mix CG but was the first 3D animated feature
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Postby dislexsickNik on Tue Feb 21, 2006 8:23 am

the script can be viewed online here http://users.adelphia.net/~getjeffrey/Starchaser.pdf
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Postby Shane on Tue Feb 21, 2006 8:47 am

I watched that when I was younger.

Don't Dig up, hell is up...

It was on showtime not too long ago and my kids watched it. And there is no nudity it is more of a kids movie.
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Postby dislexsickNik on Tue Feb 21, 2006 9:01 am

it is a kids movie the only reason it got a PG rating was cos some light swearing i think SHIT is used a couple of times and THere is somthing to do with the way the robot maid looks
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Postby Hermanator X on Thu Aug 16, 2007 4:03 pm

I always wanted to see this movie, the trailer was on so many videos my parents rented, but this was never in any of our video stores. I think with us having a betamax didnt help :(
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Postby Fawst on Thu Aug 16, 2007 4:11 pm

Is this the one where the main character is stuck in a bubble at the tip of some crazy organic plant looking contraption? The pics aren't coming through here at work so I can't tell. The title rings zero bells for me...
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