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May 13, 2006 8:20 PM   Subscribe

An interesting anti-war animation (flash). (via) Another one. More.
posted by IronLizard (22 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
screw war. army budget trillions make me sick.
and yea that was well produced.
what Barry says is awesome too.
posted by zenzizi at 8:38 PM on May 13, 2006


"I support the Yankees doesn't mean I wear their uniform."
posted by homunculus at 8:44 PM on May 13, 2006


The documentary Sir No Sir! (embedded video) looks quite good ... I missed it when it was playing nearby, have to wait for it on Netflix.
posted by bcveen at 8:56 PM on May 13, 2006


these are good.
posted by brandz at 9:19 PM on May 13, 2006 [1 favorite]


Also don't forget Why We Fight, (which is like a big long BBC version of that What Barry Says thing) linked to on mefi before.
posted by 6am at 9:21 PM on May 13, 2006


Yeah, it's good, but it is essentially an advertisment in disguise for the "Sir No Sir" documentary.
posted by Effigy2000 at 9:27 PM on May 13, 2006


Wow! That first one was good, but who the H E L L gave that speech in the second one? That was incredible! Seriously, does anyone know who that was? WeWilllNotBeSilenced indeed!
posted by slickvaguely at 10:37 PM on May 13, 2006


The technical production for both of those was fantastic.

True, the first one is really an ad for a documentary, but I'll be damned if they didn't do an excellent job of formatting the message. I also think the quality of a lot of the imagery suffered. The stock footage used wasn't that degraded.

The second one is simply incredible. I've read that speech online in the past few weeks, but I too have no clue who it was. The way the second one played with the visual medium in presenting and framing the words - subbing pictures, changing colors, and constantly moving things in innovative ways - was superb, and really does justice to making you notice the words and their meaning. I'd be surprised if the producer of that one didn't get an A+++ in some film classes.
posted by mystyk at 11:16 PM on May 13, 2006


The speaker was Reverend Graylan Hagler, who also has some interesting things to say about Pat Robertson.
posted by Astro Zombie at 11:20 PM on May 13, 2006


The Rev. Hagler speech was pretty impressive. I have a hunch that the producer has spent a little time in the demo-scene here and there...
posted by anthill at 11:48 PM on May 13, 2006


thanks Astro Zombie!
Rev. Graylan Hagler, I'm on your team.
posted by slickvaguely at 11:52 PM on May 13, 2006


I've always liked this flash. Subtle, and I dig the music (Kaizer's Orchestra - Bak Et Hallelujah)
posted by hypersloth at 12:06 AM on May 14, 2006


I searched around a bit, and here's the (rather unpretentious) site for Hagler's church. And the man has a sweet OT beard ...
posted by bcveen at 12:23 AM on May 14, 2006


Wow. That second one is incredible. Even though it happened last year, I didn't hear about Bush making fun of the WMD search until recently. It must have really pissed off a lot of people. Although I guess not enough for me to hear about it.
posted by ODiV at 1:50 AM on May 14, 2006


Can we get some pro war videos to balance things out a bit around here? I like killing :(
posted by public at 5:22 AM on May 14, 2006


Full documentary on torrent here Enjoy and remember to "seed" at least to 1.0 ratio, thank you.
posted by elpapacito at 5:26 AM on May 14, 2006


public: why certainly, there you go (NSFW?)
posted by elpapacito at 5:34 AM on May 14, 2006


Yeah, it's good, but it is essentially an advertisment in disguise for the "Sir No Sir" documentary.

It was disguised?
posted by juiceCake at 7:46 AM on May 14, 2006


As propagandists, these guys can beat dontregulate with two hands tied behind their backs.
posted by dhartung at 9:00 PM on May 14, 2006


nice one elpapacito.

All this stuff is amazing....
posted by RufusW at 8:36 AM on May 15, 2006


Kinda related
posted by RufusW at 8:43 AM on May 15, 2006


Can we get some pro war videos to balance things out a bit around here? I like killing :(
posted by public at 8:22 AM EST on May 14 [+fave] [!][↑] No other comments.


Eponysterical.
posted by knave at 1:06 PM on May 15, 2006


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