Premiere of Season 2 of “Critics” featured Zacuto 2nd December 2009 Here it is…finally! Longer, more critiquing, more discussion and more English…hope you enjoy it!!! Previous Post Next Post 26 comments Wow, what a selection of clips. Excuse my language… Fucking awesome!!! Log in to Reply Excellent, definitely improved by the 28min running time. For the record, I also thought the airport lobby short was pants, felt like a M. Night Shyamalan short but even more predictable (if that’s possible). Who are we meant to feel sorry for anyway? The silly cow shouldn’t have said no, our man has just saved a couple of thou on the ring and is tapping some new ass! Maybe the bloke with the case is trying to remember where he parked at the end? Looks good granted, but so do suspenders, doesn’t mean my Nan can wear them and get away with it. Log in to Reply loved your points, funny. can’t remember where he parked? awesome! and yes, she shoulda said yes. hesitation shows uncertainty in my opinion, serve’s her right. “oh bugger, wait! I do love him” to quote randy from american idol “Sorry dawg,aint happenin” Log in to Reply the start….it reminds me the sunshine boys movie with georges burns and walter mathau. great as usual, a fan from paris , france merci Log in to Reply BEST ONE YET!!!! Log in to Reply Just wish there was less bickering and banter. I know what they are trying to do but it just seems too much. Makes M. Weiss even harder to like… Log in to Reply Oh and too much movement. Feels like “we have it so might as well use it all the time”! Log in to Reply I’m sorry but I had to scrub through this entire clip. Steve Weiss, you are a typical loud mouthed yank with no work to back up your opinions, extremely unlikeable. I will never hit play on another video with that dude in it. Log in to Reply Wow over genralize much man? I find Weiss to be pretty funny myself. I really liked the religious piece in this episode. Not for the content so much but for how well produced it was. Log in to Reply Really? Steve has done a lot of work in his 60 year career. Seriously he has. I really would not call him a loud mouthed yank. Yank, yes. Loud, maybe because his hearing is failing. But other than that I respect his opinions more than anyone, even though we disagree on much Log in to Reply I’m surprised that we seem to be the only ones that don’t like Weiss. Log in to Reply Caleb, You really need to be more informed before you talk. Just so you know, I’m sure I’ve created more content then most folks on the internet. Between 1983 & 2000, I was entirely in production under the name 1st Generation Film/Video. It wasn’t till I got burnt out on corporate production 2000 that I created Zacuto. I produced and directed over 500 projects for clients like Jim Beam Brands, Firestone, Masonite, Sears, Zenith, and more. My work for hire career ended in 2000 but I came back in 2001 when asked to directed several projects for Nextel where I interviewed Rudy Giuliani after 9/11 and created several videos from that interview. Plus while at Zacuto I conceived and directed two very successful webisodic programs Filmfellas & Critics. You can see some of my film and video work at steveweissdirector.com as well as my photographic from 1973 – 2009 at weissfineart.com so I think I’m more than qualified to critique web based video content. Log in to Reply One question, do you both have ear plugs in? if so, why? Log in to Reply so we can hear the clips and not interfere with the audio recording, but for some reason the decision has been made not to use us talking over the films in this ep. Log in to Reply ok, Thanks 🙂 Log in to Reply I’ve kind of made the decision on that one. Some like the talking over the clips, some don’t. I think it’s always disturbing to have talking while someone is talking in the clip. Since these clips were very talk-talk, I didn’t feel it worked well. Plus I think you really needed to hear every word in all of these clips. It’s a directorial decision. Log in to Reply these were very wordy clips maybe in more frivolous clips we will talk over them. am sure i said something half funny in one of them 😉 Log in to Reply Great selections. Have you been to Ted Chung’s website? He has a great reel, but they are all pretty much about the same thing. But he is great at the “cupid’s broken arrow” type shorts. Log in to Reply Love it, I actually really enjoy the banter. …but I miss the running commentary over the films. Personally I have no problem whatching the films themselves outside the show if I feel the need, just put the Vimeo links in the post and off we go. But really, put the running commentaries back =) Log in to Reply Hey, Mike. I produced the religious piece. I really appreciate the comment. I can understand why you didn’t really enjoy the message. If you got any questions, or anyhting, let me know. Log in to Reply great to have you comment on here D.C. if a film can make you watch even when you don’t agree with the message then it’s a job well done. Good work. Log in to Reply Hey D.C., I didn’t have anything against the content, I actually work for a large religious non profit. Itt wasn’t so much about the message as the way you delivered it. It looked great and flowed great. Log in to Reply Nice one again. Keep ‘m coming. It’s great to see you guys sit and debate eachother to death 🙂 thnx Log in to Reply In regards to “On Time” I feel as though a lot of people are getting caught up in the romance. In my opinion the story is really about the man with the suitcase. It’s his power, the limitations of the power, and his realization that in trying to help the world he’s only made it worse that make this film really interesting. The romance just helps drive the main plot. Log in to Reply Fantastic episode – I totally agree with you Phillip, the first film looked incredible, really interesting shots & use of light and a hugely engaging delivery. On Time was a great piece of work but didn’t really do it for me in terms of the narrative. I cant believe these 3 films are just lurking around the webosphere – Keep it coming! I’m off to watch series 1. Lovely stuff. Em p.s. also made me watch 1000 words – beautiful film! Log in to Reply Masterpiece episode Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.