I think I knew what I was going to see when I started watching this animated feature, but I was pleasantly surprised that it wasn't that schlocky. I don't really think of it as a movie, but it deserves that label as much as any other of its type. This type of animation, also called Machinima, is based on an early version of Halo. In essence you are watching a recorded version of staged video game sequences with voiceovers. The game backdrop gives the dialog a place to live. Burnie Burns wrote the script and directed the movie. He also performed one of the voices (the soldier, Church). Although the video game avatars are very stiff (not animated?), as could be expected from this decade-old version of Halo, the dialog is the real star of the show. I plan to watch the other versions available to see how the series evolves. Good show. It's worth watching. In fact, you could almost watch it with your eyes closed and get as much out of it as I did. Enjoy.
This is not only one of the BEST machinima ever made, it is also the longest running, all the way back to the days of the first Halo. So for those complaining about it looking "bad" or "old", well no s***, it was one of the pioneers of a new type of film style, obtaining all of it's footage from recording gameplay.
I remember first watching this when I was in middle school, nearly a decade ago, and being completely blown away by what Rooster Teeth had done. I will admit that the first couple seasons are a bit of a mixed bag, but every scene is charming in it's own way, as well as having plenty of laughs packed into each one.
Currently this show is in it's 12th season and on the journey there has created an amazing and captivating story that fits right along side the actual Halo universe. Sure you won't see Master Chief making an appearance, but for fans of the Halo series you will catch all kinds of references to the beloved game series.
this is how you spend hours on amazon prime tv doing nothing
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