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Iron Sky Trailer

kdawson posted more than 6 years ago | from the space-nazis-on-the-moon dept.

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John Buckman from Magnatune clues us that the trailer for Iron Sky is available. We've been following the production for some time, as these are the same guys who brought us Star Wreck, the most successful feature-length Internet-distributed film of all time. That film was made by 3,000 people, has been downloaded 8 million times, is under a Creative Commons by-nd-nc license, and made good money both through DVD sales and through an eventual deal with Universal. Iron Sky is being made using Wreck-a-Movie — a collaborative film-making web site (also Creative Commons based) that grew out of the Star Wreck experience."

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This reminds me of an old game... (4, Interesting)

Spy der Mann (805235) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320748)

First, the movie tagline: "In 1945, the Nazis went to the moon. In 2018, they're coming back."

This reminded me of an old Cinemaware game called "Rocket Ranger", where the Nazis obtained alien technology that they could use to conquer the world. Rocket Ranger had to stop their plans, and go to the moon to dismantle their base.

In any case, the trailer looks great. I think I'm going to watch this movie.

Re:This reminds me of an old game... (5, Interesting)

AKAImBatman (238306) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320898)

This reminded me of an old Cinemaware game called "Rocket Ranger", where the Nazis obtained alien technology that they could use to conquer the world. Rocket Ranger had to stop their plans, and go to the moon to dismantle their base.

I have that game for the Commodore 64! Most annoying design, ever. You have to sit through ALL the cut scenes before you play the game. Then it's really a collection of mini-games that start with the oddest rhythm game in history. (Basically, tap the joystick to the beat of the character's run so that you have a running start when taking off with your jet pack.) On top of everything, you have to swap disks CONSTANTLY, which makes the game even slower than it already was.

That being said, the game grows on you after a while. There's a lot more strategy to the game than it would appear on the surface, and the cheap deaths become less of a problem once you get the hang of it. Even the secret decoder wheel (an anti-piracy device required to play the game) actually becomes kind of cool after a while. It gives you more of that WWII, "slide-rule" feel to your adventure. However, fuel is a constant problem. It seems like no matter how much you steal from the Nazis, you never have enough to keep your jet pack running AND add fuel to your moon rocket. (For the game's finale.) Plus your secret agents are disposed of by the enemy as soon as you get anywhere in the game. The end result is that the game is HARD to finish.

None the less, it is still a rewarding game. If you're interested in playing it again, Cinemaware has actually released the game for FREE [cinemaware.com] on their website. All you have to do is sign up for their site and they'll allow you to download a disk image to use in your favorite emulator. They even throw in a copy of the Secret Decoder Wheel(TM) so you won't have to search the 'net looking for the information!

For those of you who haven't tried it before, I highly recommend downloading it and giving it a try. With modern emulators, pesky issues like disk swaps are nowhere near as annoying as they once were. Or if you're a hardcore classic gamer, you can even write the images back to floppies and play the game on original hardware as God intended. ;-)

Re:This reminds me of an old game... (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23320938)

greg moser looking to build my business. Am a realtor in arizona

Re:This reminds me of an old game... (2, Informative)

antdude (79039) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321018)

For those who don't want to play, you can watch the 38 minutes YouTube video [youtube.com] .

Re:This reminds me of an old game... (1)

dookiesan (600840) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321388)

Speaking of old space games, someone needs to port lunar rescue from the old black and white mac. That was an excellent game.

Re:This reminds me of an old game... (1)

Rik Sweeney (471717) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321532)

An if you really can't be arsed to play it the whole way through, just watch the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6vIHcxGyIA [youtube.com]

Re:This reminds me of an old game... (1)

mrv00t (858087) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322106)

On top of everything, you have to swap disks CONSTANTLY, which makes the game even slower than it already was.
I had no disk drive, you insensitive clod!

Re:This reminds me of an old game... (1)

ProppaT (557551) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322782)

I have that game for the Commodore 64! Most annoying design, ever. You have to sit through ALL the cut scenes before you play the game. Then it's really a collection of mini-games that start with the oddest rhythm game in history. (Basically, tap the joystick to the beat of the character's run so that you have a running start when taking off with your jet pack.) On top of everything, you have to swap disks CONSTANTLY, which makes the game even slower than it already was.
Oooh, I think I have that game for the Playstation! I've always wondered why they renamed it Final Fantasy VII, though.

A great idea for a movie (5, Funny)

Plazmid (1132467) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320750)

It's Nazis... IN SPACE! Twice as evil as regular Nazis, but with low gravity induced bone degradation!

Re:A great idea for a movie (1, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23320800)

As they're shown flying in flying saucers, I'm betting they mastered gravitics in the film's plot.

Re:A great idea for a movie (1)

Spazmania (174582) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322488)

low gravity induced bone degradation

http://www.ironsky.net/site/?page_id=10 [ironsky.net]

Story

Towards the end of World War II the staff of SS officer Hans Kammler made a significant breakthrough in anti-gravity.

[...]

Uh oh... (1)

tomzyk (158497) | more than 6 years ago | (#23324120)

Someone better warn the Jews in space. You know, the ones up there, patrolling the skies, defending the Hebrew race. [wikipedia.org]

Re:Uh oh... (1)

BlackSnake112 (912158) | more than 6 years ago | (#23324676)

Someone else remembers History of the World Part I

Re:A great idea for a movie (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23326804)

Going after the Jews in space [wikipedia.org] no doubt.

oblig (4, Funny)

H0D_G (894033) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320782)

I, for on, welcome our new space nazi overlords... actually, they're not exactly new, they're the same as the old nazi overlords, but with more tinfoil

Re:oblig (2, Funny)

Plazmid (1132467) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320812)

Godwin's law.

Re:oblig (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23321260)

Godwin's law.
Most emphatically does NOT apply to space Nazis.

You're thinking of Flash Godwin's Law.

Re:oblig (4, Funny)

aerthling (796790) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321274)

No, I think think you mean Plazmid's Addendum: As the popularity of Godwin's Law increases, the chances of its misapplication approache one. ;)

Re:oblig (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23324276)

now we only need a grammar nazi pointing out your typos and whe have the whole theory complete

Is it a parody? Comedy? (5, Insightful)

TheNucleon (865817) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320784)

Looking at the trailer, I couldn't quite figure out if they are going for a dark, true sci-fi kind of work, or if it will be a spoof/comedy.

The bird scene at the end of the trailer may give a clue here...but otherwise...am I being dense? (Note to self, never ask this rhetorically on Slashdot...)

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23320838)

I honestly can't tell either. Might it be both?

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (4, Informative)

AKAImBatman (238306) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320928)

The movie is supposed to be a tongue in cheek comedy. It's semi-serious in its premise, but is able to use humor to gloss over the various suspension of disbelief problems that arise with the (rather outlandish) plot. Should make for an interesting film once it's released. :-)

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (4, Insightful)

Aussie (10167) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320932)

if it will be a spoof/comedy.
Well the motorbike made engine noises, in a vacuum........

So it's either a spoof or just really bad :P

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (2, Informative)

weicco (645927) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321298)

Well the motorbike made engine noises, in a vacuum........

But they do! Exhaust gases can carry sound waves and if the microfone is suitably located we can hear the engine. But don't ask me where those gases are coming from ;)

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23321436)

Oh shush they just added an atmosphere to the moon :p

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (4, Insightful)

moosesocks (264553) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322010)

Personally, the bird, or the whole Nazis on the moon thing tipped me off that this might not be a documentary.

Seriously. Every single decent sci-fi film/show/short that I've ever seen apart from 2001 has ignored the sound propagation issue.

And even at that, although 2001 was a work of art in its own right, it's a damn tedious film to watch in one sitting.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (5, Informative)

icebrain (944107) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322064)

Firefly actually did too... I remember noticing that in the first episode.

Serenity did until the final aerial battle; I've heard claims that they just couldn't stand to do it without sound (for the general audience's sake) so they made it take place in "upper atmosphere" or something like that. I don't know.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

delt0r (999393) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322530)

I always thought the final battle was in the upper atmosphere, as the firefly side engines are used, not the rear "for space" engine.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

nine-times (778537) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322738)

the whole Nazis on the moon thing tipped me off that this might not be a documentary.

I was kind of hoping it wouldn't be a "comedy", but instead a situation where they were cleverly taking old science-fiction ideas and applying them as though they were still considered possible.

You know, sort of like Fallout or Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. I mean, I guess Fallout had a comedic element, but it wasn't exactly a "spoof".

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

_Sprocket_ (42527) | more than 6 years ago | (#23325564)

I was kind of hoping it wouldn't be a "comedy", but instead a situation where they were cleverly taking old science-fiction ideas and applying them as though they were still considered possible.
Maybe it'll be the next Springtime for Hitler.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

neutralstone (121350) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323674)

Every single decent sci-fi film/show/short that I've ever seen apart from 2001 has ignored the sound propagation issue.

I think Planetes [wikipedia.org] was a bit better in this regard. IIRC they tried to stick to a model where you could only hear sounds from within a vessel or suit, but in general, non-propagation was observed.

It was pretty realistic in other respects though. In the DVD extras for the English version, they even got a couple of scientists from NASA's Orbital Debris Program Office to say as much (!), with the exception that it seemed unlikely that it would be practical to generate the kind of propulsion required to do debris recovery as depicted in the anime.

Anyway, it's good scifi.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

moosesocks (264553) | more than 6 years ago | (#23324148)

Note to self: Never make blanket-statements about sci-fi on slashdot.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

Shinmizu (725298) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323676)

Score one for "Akira," then. I was pleasantly surprised when Tetsuo flew up and destroyed an orbiting laser... and nothing could be heard.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

1u3hr (530656) | more than 6 years ago | (#23324614)

Seriously. Every single decent sci-fi film/show/short that I've ever seen apart from 2001 has ignored the sound propagation issue.

And 2001 was the greatest SF movie ever made.

Anyway, you may recall another little film, Alien? "In space, no one can hear you scream".

Dome (1)

S3D (745318) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321926)

How about a moon city under the transparent dome ?

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23322680)

ever used an A.M. radio near a gasoline internal combustion engine? the r.f.i generated by the ignition system pretty much sounds like engine sound through air.

maybe the astronaut-cameraman (i know it's CG) inadvertently recorded the rf interference.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

Timberwolf0122 (872207) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322776)

Well technically, if you powered the bike with compressed air to push a piston in the engin then you would here a bike like noise if you sat on it as the vibrations would travel though your body.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

Oktober Sunset (838224) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323088)

The US style yellow line on the road were hang point for me. Is the space Nazi moon highway really that busy that they need to stop overtaking?

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

Darth Cider (320236) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323872)

You're worried about sound? Check out what happens to light in the moon-man's visor. Reflections are backwards! Unless Nazis salute with their left arms in 2018.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (1)

Darth Cider (320236) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323920)

Yikes, nevermind. The reflection is correct.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23326224)

Well the motorbike made engine noises, in a vacuum........
But if they're Twin Ion Engines, then they surely make noise.

Star Wrek (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23323270)

Anyone try to watch Star Wrek and thought it was a pile of crap? I couldn't bear with the first episode. It reminded me of a Soft Core Porn plot in space without the T&A.

Re:Is it a parody? Comedy? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23323314)

The pigeon shitting on the Nazi Eagle "might" give a clue? Ya think?

um... (1, Insightful)

Jafafa Hots (580169) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320792)

the dark side of the moon?

Re:um... (1)

Ambiguous Coward (205751) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320872)

Maybe they meant radio-dark. To earth. I guess. Seriously, though, you're not allowed to poke holes in the science until *after* it's out. :P

-G

Re:um... (1)

Jafafa Hots (580169) | more than 6 years ago | (#23325300)

Come to think of it, how did Michael Collins not notice them down there?

Re:um... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23320888)

A tribute to pink floyd, maybe?

Re:um... (1)

anothy (83176) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322984)

uh, yeah? the moon's rotation and revolutions are synchronized such that one side is always facing away from the earth - we only ever see the same half of the moon. the other side is commonly (much to the dismay of pedantic astronomers) call the "dark side", despite the fact that it gets just as much light. if you were looking to hide a military base from earth, that'd be where you put it.

Re:um... (1)

Oktober Sunset (838224) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323226)

Oh, ok, so space Nazis fly in flying saucers from Antarctica to the moon and make a base where they drive about in motorcycle sidecars around thier swastica shaped moon palace, and you are complaining that they said dark side of the moon?

If this was Star trek or something that is all serious and up it's own ass, then yea rip away, but you really are a very sad little man if that's the first thing you thought of.


Space Nazi's rule! Space Hitler is cooler than the Space Pope!

Enough... (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23320826)

We'll go see Iron Man already!

The shitty new comments system has bled away users (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23320840)

Compare the average number of comments per article today to what it was at the same time last year.

Slashdot is dying, thanks to corporate piggishness and editor/admin arrogance and egoism.

Form over function, just what "nerds" like... right?

That music was terrible (5, Funny)

Sigvatr (1207234) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320850)

Mars, God of War is more suiting to space Nazis, not emo chick music. Whoever made that choice of music should be sent to a concentration camp.

Re:That music was terrible (4, Insightful)

Joshua_Aaron_Jones (1236862) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320890)

The music is modeled after the music of the 1930s and 1940s. I think it fits perfectly.

Re:That music was terrible (1, Troll)

deprecated (86120) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320968)

It was modeled on the music of the 30s and 40s of which Icelandic time-traveling elf?

Re:That music was terrible (1)

Rickz0rz (831049) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321232)

The end with the horns sounded like something out of a James Bond film. Maybe it's just me, though.

Re:That music was terrible (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23323788)

No it obviously doesn't. Emo chick with nazi in space ? If, at least, it was in german, and the teaser was nostalgic (nostalgic of nazi, wooov), it could fit.

But there, it is just some artsy wanking emo music that doesn't fit at all.

Re:That music was terrible (1)

Freebirth Toad (1197193) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321034)

The Star Wreck trailer looked terrible, but this one created an interesting enough mood with it's music choice that I might actually watch it. Certainly more interesting than the average made-for-scifi-channel movie promo.

Re:That music was terrible (2, Insightful)

anthroboy (663415) | more than 6 years ago | (#23325614)

Couldn't disagree more. It's 21st century film noire: the singer is far less emo than she is neo-jazz-chanteuse, and whoever produced and edited that song to fit the trailer did a fantastic job. Point for point the song matches the story outlined in the trailer, from the staticky faux-40s sound and spare instrumentation in the beginning to the clarity and haunting vocal multitracking in the middle to the concluding line about "see[ing] you again under the iron sky" just before the last shot, the song does its job perfectly. That's a difficult piece of work and it was accomplished brilliantly and professionally.

Correction (1)

Sigvatr (1207234) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320874)

Make that Bringer of War, but God sounds more brutal.

It is a teaser (4, Informative)

rihkama (732472) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320884)

Just to clarify: the video released is just a teaser.

Re:It is a teaser (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23322838)

Also, there should be a higher quality version coming soon. From what I've understood, It's being rendered as we speak. Something like this really shouldn't be watched in youtube quality, and apparently they really should have a more powerful rendering farm.

Re:It is a teaser (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23326984)

Actually, it's not even a teaser, it's a demo. Or like Timo put it, a teaser demo. For the funding and such.

8 Million is a Lot (4, Interesting)

foo fighter (151863) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320886)

Obviously we can't honestly compare downloads to seats in theaters.

But lets just say (using RIAA/MPAA math) those 8 million downloads were 8 million buts at seats for $7-$9 a pop. That'd be $56-$72 million in box office receipts.

That compares very favorably to any number of successful indie releases, let alone bombs. Disney (to single out one studio) since 2000 would, in retrospect, have been happy with [wikipedia.org] this [wikipedia.org] since their marketing muscle could have easily doubled these speculative receipts.

Re:8 Million is a Lot (5, Funny)

Tom (822) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321066)

Obviously we can't honestly compare downloads to seats in theaters.
Off course we can! If the RIAA can, so can we.

Forget theaters. Those were 8 million DVD sales, at $16.99 each. Those bloody commis just swindled the movie industry out of 136 million bucks! And that's not even figuring in piracy!

Re:8 Million is a Lot (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23321334)

...And that's not even figuring in piracy!
would not the RIAA be more thinking about those 8million downloads at $700 each. nets you around $5600 million.

This would never get a release... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23321338)

I can guarantee that trailer wouldn't get one butt into a seat, let alone 8 million. I think the component of the MPAA math you're neglecting is the capacity for Hollywood to put together a good trailer, despite what they're shilling. If this trailer is any indication as to how appealing you can make Star Wreck look in a trailer, then you should add a *0 to your equation.

Re:8 Million is a Lot (1)

ToastyKen (10169) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322126)

Um, you're assuming that those 8 million people still would've downloaded it if they had to pay $7-9 dollars, which is probably not the case...

Re:8 Million is a Lot (1)

Jupix (916634) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322332)

Eight million downloads is a lot, and I do think SW did well, but I hope Iron Sky isn't expected (by the media) to reach those sort of numbers. I mean, Star Wreck was so heavily about ST and Babylon 5, it intrigued their fans. Whereas Iron Sky is completely original and will mostly draw Star Wreck fans... Which, let's face it, is a small-ish group of people. I'd feel really bad for Samuli Torssonen et gang if a month or so after release the media were touting, "Iron Sky a failure, only watched by 1 million"...

Music in teaser not cogent (1)

deprecated (86120) | more than 6 years ago | (#23320946)

Not only was the music track in the teaser desperately dull, it had nothing to do with the visuals. Lame.
I like a good space Nazis communal movie as well as anyone else but don't forget to tell a story!

Whitey On The Moon... (1)

Kifoth (980005) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321404)

Would have been a better musical choice :)

Whitey On The Moon [wikipedia.org]

Re:Music in teaser not cogent (2, Funny)

tachyonflow (539926) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321758)

Not only was the music track in the teaser desperately dull, it had nothing to do with the visuals. Lame. I like a good space Nazis communal movie as well as anyone else but don't forget to tell a story!
Maybe if you play The Dark Side of the Moon while watching the movie, the music and the visuals will mysteriously match up. [wikipedia.org] :)

Re:Music in teaser not cogent (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23322236)

Does anyone know what the song is?

Not much of a threat (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23320962)

After growing up on the Moon I can see them try to step out of their ships and fall flat on their faces. The tag line should probably be "I've fallen and I can't get up". I doubt the master race could take on an 8 year old with a Nerf Bat.

We're sorry (1)

Ethan Allison (904983) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321120)

This video is no longer available.

This looks pretty aweful... (0, Redundant)

sentientbrendan (316150) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321148)

This might make a good cheezy video game, but I can't imagine sitting through 2 hours of youtube quality acting. Check out the preview for the other film these guys created "star wreck." It looks like a tediously bad fan comedy.

The trailer might look kind of impressive, but from the website:
"At the moment, the team is finalizing the script"
In other words, the trailer has no relation to the final product in quality... and when they actually have to find live action "actors" to do the script... well...

I'm not too optimistic.

Re:This looks pretty aweful... (3, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23321208)

This might make a good cheezy video game, but I can't imagine sitting through 2 hours of youtube quality acting. Check out the preview for the other film these guys created "star wreck." It looks like a tediously bad fan comedy.
Star wreck was made by the same guys but without any money or professional actors. Now they have a real production company behind them and steady funding. This is their first "real" production and they have also stated that they are using real hired actors for this movie. So I'm optimistic.

A-W-FUL (0)

lusiphur69 (455824) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321446)

It's awful - not awe-full, which might mean something filled to the brim with awesome-ness.

Your friendly neighbourhood english nazi, reporting from the moon.

About the script and actors. (5, Informative)

Dtyst (790737) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321244)

The biggest complaints about their zero-budget movie Star Wreck were the script and the acting. This time I'm sure it's better as they have an awarded writer (Johanna Sinisalo) doing the script (2 years already, since they announced the movie) They will also use real hired actors instead of amateurs.

What else is there? (1)

phorm (591458) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323970)

What else is there to a movie, really, other than a good script and acting? As many have mentioned, all the SFX in the world aren't going to make a turd shine.

That being said, I've watched the original, and while the acting is obviously quite amateur in places, and the script a bit corny, it all fits together nicely. Certainly when you consider the origins of the movie, it does quite well. I'd still say the acting was better than Mannikan Skywalker, and the script better than "The Hulk" or many other movies out there.

Re:About the script and actors. (1)

PatboyX (968493) | more than 6 years ago | (#23325380)

Well, I have to say I'm more excited about this movie than their last. I'm really tired of half-assed sci-fi comedy. And the acting and writing were horrible. But the concept of this looks interesting in a pulp/serial way. What I actually wish Indiana Jones 4 was about if Spielberg hadn't sworn off "funny Nazis."

Hitler on the Moon? (1)

Bushido Hacks (788211) | more than 6 years ago | (#23321564)

Why is this not a regular film in movie theatres? Maybe it is becase the establishment has kept it secret. Perhaps the truth is being revealed as the world is starting to think that Americans landing on the moon was disinform the fact that the Third Reich beat us to it.

Come to think of in, in terms of real life, why the hell did we elect a distant relative of Adolf Hitler to be the 41st and 43rd Presidents of the United States?

D: (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23321860)

This is totally going to make up for Fallout 3. :`(

Language? (2, Interesting)

nogginthenog (582552) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322152)

Anyone know what language this is being filmed in?

Re:Language? (4, Informative)

s0litaire (1205168) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322326)

It will be in English... http://www.ironsky.net/site/?page_id=10 [ironsky.net] "About the Film" - "The primary language of the film will be English with worldwide distribution, through theaters and via the Internet."

Re:Language? (1)

palpatine (94) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323514)

That begs the question, will the actors have a thick Finnish accent?

Re:Language? (1)

jameskojiro (705701) | more than 6 years ago | (#23324960)

Finnish accent will sound like a nazi german accent to the rest of the west so it is win-win.

Re:Language? (1)

Oktober Sunset (838224) | more than 6 years ago | (#23325986)

lol, to be honest, it's true, finnish, austrian, polish, sweedish, they all sound the same to us. :( thats a bad thing really isn't it :(

Re:Language? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23322496)

English.

Re:Language? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23322542)

Auf deutsch, I guess.

Can someone explain: CC License... (1)

Half-pint HAL (718102) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322312)

is under a Creative Commons by-nd-nc license, and made good money both through DVD sales and through an eventual deal with Universal.

How can you "make good money" on an "NC" (non-commercial license?

Who do I sue?

HAL.

Re:Can someone explain: CC License... (3, Informative)

Soruk (225361) | more than 6 years ago | (#23322516)

The owners can do what they like with it. Anyone who receives a copy is bound by the licence, so if the owners want to flog DVDs for profit they can, but no-one else can.

Am i one the only one... (1)

Lisandro (799651) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323108)

... who completely loved that short trailer?

I mean, it's great that it's released under Creative Commons and stuff, but, unlike previous efforts [elephantsdream.org] (which were damn good BTW), this one has me completely psyched. The look and feel, the theme, storyline... it reminds me of one of those old campy sci-fi flicks.

I can't wait for the release!

Re:Am i one the only one... (1)

nogginthenog (582552) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323166)

I agree, it looks superb!
I'd actually never heard of the previous movie Star Wreck. I'm downloading it now.

Re:Am i one the only one... (1)

h4rm0ny (722443) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323488)


Oh you'll like it a lot if you're familiar with the source material - less so if you're not. But don't go into it with super-high expectations. It starts off pretty ropey, but it gets a Hell of a lot better. I think that's because it was filmed sequentially over a long period and their expertise and resources grew with time.

Trailer looks awesome... (1)

jzarling (600712) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323168)

I loved Sky Captain, and this feels like its cut from the same cloth.

Hopefully it does well, and spurs more crazy alternative history films.

Comedy? You mean it's not real? (1)

Teilo (91279) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323234)

I for one believe that the Nazi's did have a secret Antarctic base, and developed the core "UFO" technology which project Paperclip imported into the USA after the war. If Germans are aliens, then, yeah, we stole "alien" technology to make the American "UFOs". Germany was "this" close to world domination. And it would have worked, too - if it hadn't been for those pesky Yanks. Oh, and Admiral Byrd's invasion of Antarctica after the war. Ahah! He's the pidgeon!

But Nazi's on the moon? That's just silly. Obviously a disinformation campaign to hide the truth.

Love the concept (1)

DragonTHC (208439) | more than 6 years ago | (#23323508)

The presentation was amazing. I can't wait to watch this flick!

This is what happens, when films stop being a business and become art again.

This Movie Looks Better (1)

sesshomaru (173381) | more than 6 years ago | (#23326658)

This movie looks better (possibly not safe for work): Werewolf Women Of The S.S. [myspace.com]

It has Udo Kier [mobygames.com] in it.

ZOmfg! (1)

corifornia2 (1158503) | more than 6 years ago | (#23326940)

Its looks great, graphics wise, I have a feeling its going to be a horrible pile though. And the bird pooping on the logo, awesome touch. Is this supposed to be a comedy? Is it the next "This is Spinal Tap" . . . that wretch was horrible too. Any who, sieg heil!
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