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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
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The_Llama's Reviewers' Pyramid Scheme, 2015

In 2014, The_Llama from the team "The Lingering Llamas" initiated a pyramid scheme for reviewing. The idea was to get a boost in reviews for everyone. (it more than doubled mine last year).

In his own words, here how it worked:

"I will review every film posted in this thread, on the condition that anyone posting their film takes the time to review each of the others shared here."

It started a bit later on last year, but now that the screening room is active and with most City finals pending, it's timely to keep some momentum going.

So post your film and remember your commitment once you do: you'll review every other film that gets posted here. To be clear, that's every film posted before and every film posted after you join the scheme.

So, I'll kick it off...

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Section59
From: Wlg/Chc
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 96

Nutbar: done.

Section59 Films
www.Section59.co.nz

2007 - Death Nurse (Grindhouse)
2008 - The Orphan and the Inn (Fairy Tale)
2009 - Larger Than Life (Realtime)
2010 - We took a holiday :)
2011 - Crime of the Centuries (Crime)
2012 - Pronoia (Crime) - Christchurch team: Intelligent Design
2012 - S.H.A.R.P. (Superhero) - Wellington team: Random Acts
2013 - Breath of the Gods (Techno Thriller) - Christchurch team: Intelligent Design
2013 - Scooter Girl (Obsessive Relationship) - Wellington team: Random Acts
2014 - Repute (Film Within A Film) - Christchurch team: Intelligent Design
2014 - The Talented Mr Chancey (Mistaken Identity) - Wellington team: Random Acts
2015 - In Bread, Love. (Romantic Comedy) - Christchurch team: Intelligent Design
2015 - Stealing Thoughts (Other Dimension) - Wellington team: Random Acts
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Section59
From: Wlg/Chc
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 96

Pastafarian: done (excellent film btw)

Section59 Films
www.Section59.co.nz

2007 - Death Nurse (Grindhouse)
2008 - The Orphan and the Inn (Fairy Tale)
2009 - Larger Than Life (Realtime)
2010 - We took a holiday :)
2011 - Crime of the Centuries (Crime)
2012 - Pronoia (Crime) - Christchurch team: Intelligent Design
2012 - S.H.A.R.P. (Superhero) - Wellington team: Random Acts
2013 - Breath of the Gods (Techno Thriller) - Christchurch team: Intelligent Design
2013 - Scooter Girl (Obsessive Relationship) - Wellington team: Random Acts
2014 - Repute (Film Within A Film) - Christchurch team: Intelligent Design
2014 - The Talented Mr Chancey (Mistaken Identity) - Wellington team: Random Acts
2015 - In Bread, Love. (Romantic Comedy) - Christchurch team: Intelligent Design
2015 - Stealing Thoughts (Other Dimension) - Wellington team: Random Acts
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Rastinha
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 113

Both Section 59 films done
Everything Sticks done
Just got Nutbar to go will do soon.

Great films, have enjoyed them all so far :) And thanks so much for the reviews on ours everyone, it's so helpful seeing how other people see it and to help us in the future. We only got 2 reviews from our local viewings, so this helps heaps. Hopefully more people will join our pyramid scheme!

2020 Lockdown: "Tonight On Extreme Quickfire Trivia" - Unwanted Guest - Pastafarian Productions (Solo, animation)
2019: "DopeMonkey Live" - Gross-out Comedy - Pastafarian Productions (Solo/ULTRA/Animation)
2018: "Heist School Musical" - Heist Movie - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Best Door Slam)
2017: "ESP" - Alien Movie - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2016: "The War on Error" - Cat & Mouse - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2015: "Us... But Mainly You" - Black Comedy - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2014: "Sphere" - Horror - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2009-2013: MIA
2008: "I Adore" - Drama - Conspiracion de las Palomitas
2007: "The Hazel Princess" - Fairytale - Conspiracion de las Palomitas
2006: "All Ur <3 R Belong 2 Me" - Romance - Popcorn Conspiracy
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Rastinha
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 113

Aaaand Nutbar done :)

2020 Lockdown: "Tonight On Extreme Quickfire Trivia" - Unwanted Guest - Pastafarian Productions (Solo, animation)
2019: "DopeMonkey Live" - Gross-out Comedy - Pastafarian Productions (Solo/ULTRA/Animation)
2018: "Heist School Musical" - Heist Movie - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Best Door Slam)
2017: "ESP" - Alien Movie - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2016: "The War on Error" - Cat & Mouse - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2015: "Us... But Mainly You" - Black Comedy - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2014: "Sphere" - Horror - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2009-2013: MIA
2008: "I Adore" - Drama - Conspiracion de las Palomitas
2007: "The Hazel Princess" - Fairytale - Conspiracion de las Palomitas
2006: "All Ur <3 R Belong 2 Me" - Romance - Popcorn Conspiracy
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 554

in reply to Rastinha:

Great job!

NOW SCREENING: Shed - Science Fiction; LOCKDOWN48
REVISIT: End - Real Time; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2020 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 554

New uploads to the screening room? Join the pyramid!

NOW SCREENING: Shed - Science Fiction; LOCKDOWN48
REVISIT: End - Real Time; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2020 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 554

in reply to Rastinha:

Rastinha, nice job promoting in the other thread!

NOW SCREENING: Shed - Science Fiction; LOCKDOWN48
REVISIT: End - Real Time; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2020 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Rastinha
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 113

in reply to Mista Teas:

Yeah hopefully someone will bite, haha :) It's getting a bit lonely in here... ECHO....**Echo**... echo

2020 Lockdown: "Tonight On Extreme Quickfire Trivia" - Unwanted Guest - Pastafarian Productions (Solo, animation)
2019: "DopeMonkey Live" - Gross-out Comedy - Pastafarian Productions (Solo/ULTRA/Animation)
2018: "Heist School Musical" - Heist Movie - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Best Door Slam)
2017: "ESP" - Alien Movie - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2016: "The War on Error" - Cat & Mouse - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2015: "Us... But Mainly You" - Black Comedy - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2014: "Sphere" - Horror - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2009-2013: MIA
2008: "I Adore" - Drama - Conspiracion de las Palomitas
2007: "The Hazel Princess" - Fairytale - Conspiracion de las Palomitas
2006: "All Ur <3 R Belong 2 Me" - Romance - Popcorn Conspiracy
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TheNimbleMarmoset
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2012
Posts: 209

I suspect that your pyramid may have just about reached critical mass, beyond which the time investment required for entry into the club is now becoming too much of a barrier for most people. What you really need to do is take a leaf out of the Egyptians' book, and recruit some Ancient (Film-Reviewing) Aliens.

SABINA COLADA
2020: "Basket Case" (Whodunnit)

SOUTH JERSEY GHOST RESEARCH
2019: "Catman and Robyn" (The Secret Identity Movie)
2018: "Cushy: A Pull Story" (The Film That Spans More Than Ten Years)

TBALC
2017: "Down 2 The Wire" (Thriller, ULTRA: Sequel)
2016: "Down To The Wire" (Bechdel), "Windows" (Mystery)
2015: "The Silent Man" (Mystery)
2014: "The Ex" (Rom Com)
2013: "Quarrelsome Heat" (Action/Adventure)
2012: "Nicky + Eve 19/5" (One Shot)
2011: "Band Of Bullies" (Quest)
2010: "I Am Single" (Rom Com)
2009: "New Fish" (Musical)
2008: "√úbermensch" (Horror)
2007: "Pain-Killer: The Sick Sense" (Superhero)

EVIL GENIUS LABS
2005 - "Bruised Gold" (Documentary)
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 554

in reply to TheNimbleMarmoset:

You get back what you put in though. A little bit of effort is not a bad thing for anyone especially since the comp is over for most. Pretty sure everyone in here now has double figure reviews. Winning.
And there's no requirement for __Maromoset Novels__when you write either. ; ) (they are a great read though & always remind me of long ago sherry-induced conversations with my grandfather). Ahhh, memories.

In any case you know what happens to people who try to bring down pyramid schemes, don't you?

Ancient Aliens...like it!

NOW SCREENING: Shed - Science Fiction; LOCKDOWN48
REVISIT: End - Real Time; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2020 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Rastinha
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 113

There's like 5 videos, haha. I'd be sad if people thought watching 5 48 Hours movies was too big of an activation energy barrier to join in. It's not like there's a deadline for the review to be completed :P

2020 Lockdown: "Tonight On Extreme Quickfire Trivia" - Unwanted Guest - Pastafarian Productions (Solo, animation)
2019: "DopeMonkey Live" - Gross-out Comedy - Pastafarian Productions (Solo/ULTRA/Animation)
2018: "Heist School Musical" - Heist Movie - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Best Door Slam)
2017: "ESP" - Alien Movie - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2016: "The War on Error" - Cat & Mouse - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2015: "Us... But Mainly You" - Black Comedy - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2014: "Sphere" - Horror - Pastafarian Productions (Regional Finalist)
2009-2013: MIA
2008: "I Adore" - Drama - Conspiracion de las Palomitas
2007: "The Hazel Princess" - Fairytale - Conspiracion de las Palomitas
2006: "All Ur <3 R Belong 2 Me" - Romance - Popcorn Conspiracy
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TheNimbleMarmoset
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2012
Posts: 209

Bear in mind though that the majority of people involved in this comp will sit through a heat of 12 films, and then not be bothered to review any of them. I personally suspect whatever mental barriers there are are more to do with people feeling that they have nothing helpful to contribute in a review. Which is a shame, obviously, and I'd love to be proven wrong on this.

In summary, I'm not saying it's aliens, but... it's aliens.

SABINA COLADA
2020: "Basket Case" (Whodunnit)

SOUTH JERSEY GHOST RESEARCH
2019: "Catman and Robyn" (The Secret Identity Movie)
2018: "Cushy: A Pull Story" (The Film That Spans More Than Ten Years)

TBALC
2017: "Down 2 The Wire" (Thriller, ULTRA: Sequel)
2016: "Down To The Wire" (Bechdel), "Windows" (Mystery)
2015: "The Silent Man" (Mystery)
2014: "The Ex" (Rom Com)
2013: "Quarrelsome Heat" (Action/Adventure)
2012: "Nicky + Eve 19/5" (One Shot)
2011: "Band Of Bullies" (Quest)
2010: "I Am Single" (Rom Com)
2009: "New Fish" (Musical)
2008: "√úbermensch" (Horror)
2007: "Pain-Killer: The Sick Sense" (Superhero)

EVIL GENIUS LABS
2005 - "Bruised Gold" (Documentary)
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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 399

We're up! Would love to hear your thoughts :D was a great final, crazy to be involved.
http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/christchurch/apocalypse2k15/

Christchurch City Manager 2018-2019 | My Favourite 48Hour Films | The 48Hours Podcast

Les Cousins Ineligibleux
Lockdown 2020 Hot Sexy Booby Girl Nude Porn Sex Naked (Unwanted Guest)
Ineligible

Les Cousins Dangereux
2017 Not Again (Alien)
Christchurch Runner-Up | National Finalist (Peter Jackson Wildcard)
2016 A Time and a Place (Time Travel) ( Behind the Scenes Video)
NA
2015 #apocalypse2k15 (The Last Person on Earth) ( Behind the Scenes Video)
Christchurch City Finalist/Best Art Direction
2014 Something New (RomCom)
Christchurch Runner-Up/Best Use of Line/Best Script/Best Original Song/Best Editing | National Best Use of Prop
2013 Bourbon Legends (Crime)
NA
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 554

in reply to TheNimbleMarmoset:

You are 100% right and it is a shame. I've always seen it as another way to be involved in the competition and an opportunity to add longevity to the experience, which absorbs me for, let's say, a good three months a year.

Aliens scare me...there, I said it.

NOW SCREENING: Shed - Science Fiction; LOCKDOWN48
REVISIT: End - Real Time; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2020 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Dean Hewison
Since: Jun 2013
Posts: 14

Hi - this game sounds fun and I'd like to play! Here's our film: http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/wellington/sound-sleep/

It's a mystery. Thanks heaps in advance - it'd be great to hear some thoughts.

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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 399

in reply to Dean Hewison:

Damn dude! One glowing review coming right up!

Christchurch City Manager 2018-2019 | My Favourite 48Hour Films | The 48Hours Podcast

Les Cousins Ineligibleux
Lockdown 2020 Hot Sexy Booby Girl Nude Porn Sex Naked (Unwanted Guest)
Ineligible

Les Cousins Dangereux
2017 Not Again (Alien)
Christchurch Runner-Up | National Finalist (Peter Jackson Wildcard)
2016 A Time and a Place (Time Travel) ( Behind the Scenes Video)
NA
2015 #apocalypse2k15 (The Last Person on Earth) ( Behind the Scenes Video)
Christchurch City Finalist/Best Art Direction
2014 Something New (RomCom)
Christchurch Runner-Up/Best Use of Line/Best Script/Best Original Song/Best Editing | National Best Use of Prop
2013 Bourbon Legends (Crime)
NA
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 554

in reply to Dean Hewison:

Hi - this game sounds fun and I'd like to play!

Great film as usual. Don't forget to play! :)

NOW SCREENING: Shed - Science Fiction; LOCKDOWN48
REVISIT: End - Real Time; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2020 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 554

in reply to Dean Hewison:

Six to do I believe!

NOW SCREENING: Shed - Science Fiction; LOCKDOWN48
REVISIT: End - Real Time; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2020 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Jay Baker
Since: May 2015
Posts: 32

I've just put our film up (Black Comedy, Hamilton), and I'm keen to get in on this here pyramid action!

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/hamilton/a-bad-goodbye/

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Bad George, Hamilton
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star striker
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 144

This is a fabulous idea !!!

Have reviewed all the films except the sound sleep wellington film cause I couldn't find it in the screening room. Really enjoyed all of them.

Here is our films entry into this years competition. Would be great to hear some feedback.

Thanks

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/hamilton/breathless/

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