Steampunk sci-fi – The Movie: Mr. Gun

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Videos | 13 comments

Principal Cast: Mr. Gun – Tommy Mack Demetri – Jose Rosete Reno – Raul Montgomery Starla – Kymberly Murphy Principal Crew: Produced, Written and Directed by – Ben Juhl Director of Photography – Casey Goode Associate Producer, Camera Operator – Toby Fulp Focus Puller, Camera Assistant – Dan Colmenares Gaffer – Andy Knapp Sound Recordist – Justin Johnson Key Grip, Production Assistant – Derek Medina Assistant Director, Edited by – JP Welgus Music – Kevin MacLeod Official Website: www.twilightshow.com Synopsis: What if you could go back in time and stop a murderous leader before his evil reign? Mr. Gun is a fun slice of stylistic sci-fi, film-noir about a retro-victorian time traveler and his plan to neutralize the path of a destructive dictator before his rise to power. In an old warehouse, on a wasted back-street of urban Los Angeles, an eccentric salesman, named Mr. Gun, sells weapons to a brooding ex-con named Demetri. As the arms deal progresses, Demetri grows increasingly agitated with Mr. Guns eccentric sales approach and outrageously expensive prices. As Demetri reaches the end of his fuse, Mr. Gun offers one final deal. He brings to the table a strange, futuristic, toy-like weapon at a ridiculously low price. Taking this offer as an insult, Demetri becomes enraged with the dealer, and threatens him at gun-point. But, Mr. Gun has an Ace up his sleeve. In an explosive twist, he turns the tables to reveal a strange insight into Demetris powerfully violent future.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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  2. Very nice work! cant wait to see more!

  3. I like this alot, Great work!

  4. great
    

  5. Steampunk vs. Cyberpunk. That’s what I see the film as

  6. Will this be re-uploaded in HD?

  7. reality is not enough we need nonsense too..hahaHa
    have yourself a small cigar ~ Odd JoN.

  8. Real cool picture! We like it a lot. Check out the Berlin TRASH Film Festival! We present sci-fi, action, horror and ironic films in theatre right in the center of Berlin. Use the english version of our submission form!

  9. Thanks Joe. I’m sure we’ll get together someday soon.

  10. Ben, I’m so glad to see that you’re still at it. Great short and of course, great acting by a hometown favorite, et al. Someone’s gotta throw some money at you so you can write and direct something really awesome.

  11. The one tweak I would recommend for this short–and it would be an easy fix as it just involves a couple of insert shots–would be to change the readout displays to look more Steampunk-ish as well. The green readouts with the squared font look out of place. Go with a yellow one instead with some kind of serif font. Design it in such a way that it resembles Jules Verne’s iPhone. Other than that, excellent work! Subscribed!

  12. Interesting storyline and twist, i like it :D

  13. Great movie man,