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Agne Krullmuller Paul F. However to pull off the sort of big silly comedy in the way that Dodgeball did so well, the film needed to be more consistent with this, and build up to bigger moments of excess in a better, more controlled way. Add the first question. I guess too much of it felt derivative and dated, with its flashbacks, its Matrix references, and stuff like this. I understand the attempt to contrast the smallness of the game with the excess of the action, but mostly this doesn’t work although I did like the occasional cut out of the frantic sounds and edits to reveal a very slow and lob-heavy match. The team also needed some good make up effects to simulate a broken wrist, created by using bones from a local chicken shop.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. What ensues is a deadly funny badminton game unlike any ever played. Instead the film is quite mixed in what it does, and it can’t sell the excess as well as it wants to. Add the first question. The Dukinson brothers have finally beaten their arch rivals, but the Krullmuller sisters are out for blood and revenge is a dish best served underarm. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

Edit Cast Credited cast: Battlecock sees questionably professional badminton players, the Dukinson brothers, come fklm to head with their arch rivals the Krullmuller sisters, who are out for revenge. Taylor co-writerToby Williams co-writer. Share this Rating Title: However to pull off the sort of big silly comedy in the way that Dodgeball did so well, the film needed to be more consistent with this, and build up to bigger moments of excess in a better, more controlled way.

The Dukinson brothers have finally beaten their arch rivals, but the Krullmuller sisters are out for blood and revenge is a dish best served underarm. Organised to take place in an btatlecock, dingy warehouse, the rematch soon takes a rather violent turn.

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The rushes of Battlecock: Edit Storyline The Dukinson brothers have finally beaten their arch rivals, but the Krullmuller sisters are out for blood and revenge is a dish best served underarm. Hilde Krullmuller Rebecca Shorrocks I guess too much of it felt derivative and dated, with its flashbacks, its Matrix references, and stuff like this. Was this review helpful to you? The team also needed some good make up effects to simulate a broken wrist, created by using bones from a local chicken shop.

Irresistibly silly and snappy, Battlecock is a sports comedy spoof full of skimpy pants, shuttlecocks and broken bones. Raymond Dukinson Toby Williams A dark sci-fi prequelhuge performances at the Oscarsand a star-studded new season of mockumentaries are our picks of the week.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. User Reviews Too broad and excessive in its tone, and is silly but not funny enough with it 6 May by bob the moo — See all my reviews.

The 9-minute short, directed by Ben Mallaby is unpretentiously and unswervingly funny, with gags coming in as fast as the slams. Full Cast and Crew.

It is a very fine line between silly funny and silly stupid, and too often this film is on the wrong side of that line. The title tells you the shkrt of humor of this badminton-themed short film, which to be fair does mean you know what you’re getting.

To the annoyance of the cast, Mallaby made the directorial decision to re-shoot the entire film, in a funnier location. Use the HTML below.

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Becky and Nat the Battleckck decided the second time round that they would play the sisters foreign after we discovered Becky could talk gibberish on command. Action about in Live-Action. One I am particularly excited about is a 6 part film starring Richard Herring, about a sex robot made of toasters. Audible Download Audio Books.

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The Original as I like to call it never made it to the editing suite however, because shortly after the shoot, the team found out they had been awarded a grant from Film London. Yes No Report this. The Dukinson brothers have finally beaten their arch rivals, but the Krullmuller sisters are out for blood and revenge is a dish best served underarm. Edit Details Official Sites: Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

Instead the film is quite mixed in what it does, and it can’t sell the excess as well as it wants to.

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Battlecock by Ben Mallaby | A Comedy Short Film

Find showtimes, watch trailers, fklm photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Agne Krullmuller Paul F. Start your free trial. He has recently finished a 6 part series for BBC3 called Climaxedwhich is available to watch online, as well as a few shorts soon to be released.

I understand the attempt to contrast the smallness of the game with the excess of the action, but mostly this doesn’t work although I did battlcock the occasional cut out of the frantic sounds and edits to reveal a very slow and lob-heavy match. Most of all, Battlecock is a tribute to battlecodk joys of physical comedy—watching people being repeatedly hit by shuttlecocks has never been so much fun!

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