Friday 28 December 2012

A Gentlemen's Duel

A Gentlemen's Duel is a short animated film made by Blur Studio.

Blur Studio is an American visual effects, animation and design company. Blur created all the space sequences in James Cameron's 2009 blockbuster film Avatar, and produced the trailers for LucasArts' Star Wars: The Old Republic and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, as well as the opening title sequence for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
A seemingly innocent tea party is transformed into mega technological mayhem when two imperious aristocrats compete for the affections of a lady.

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Ed Love said...

Very funny & clever!

Unknown said...

Beautifully made, and the ending presaged with the frog duel before the title screen. (Neither won.) The problem I had was that I was invested in none of the characters. Both duelers were valiant and inventive, the lady showed preference for neither and in fact appeared stupid. So when she was killed off it appeared to be wish fulfilment of the writer. If the writer doesn't care about the characters, why should we?