Dark Obsession part B
 
 
 
Review Count: 60
Average Rating: 5.0 stars
Genre: Romance
Length: 15 minutes 46 seconds
 
Posted on: March 28, 2008
 
 
Film Description
*ATTENTION! THIS MOVIE IS INTENDED FOR MATURE AUDIENCES (18+)!*
Don???t say you haven???t been warned???.

WATCH PART A FIRST OR YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT'S GOING ON!
http://movies.lionhead.com/movie/148552

If you want to do yourself (and me) a favour, download the high res version here:

http://www.tmo-hi-res.com/TMOinGloriousHighResolution/sisch/DarkObsession.html

It has the movie as it should be seen: not cut into two parts, and with stereo sound!

The sound of the movie is optimized for wearing HEADPHONES??? in these TMO versions, there are a few kinks soundwise ??? largely due to the fact that I had to cut the sound/fx / music into little bits to get these to export properly (146 soundsnippets for both movies, to be precise.) Try as I might, I wasn???t able to get the kinks out.



CAST

AnotherNewDawn ??????????????????????????? Man
Sisch ???????????????????????????????????????..Woman
Riott007 ????????????............... Female Colleague
Kwistufa ????????????????????????.. Male Colleague
Goofparade ?????????????????????????????? Landlord
DNR ???????????????????????????????????????... Lover

MODS

Rileyman ??? Tarison ??? MarvellousGuppi ??? Daninsky
Dr. House ??? BudBundysMullet ??? FraasMovies
Rysto ??? Tripmills ??? Xolotl - Sisch

Big, big, big apologies to Xolotl - I forgot to credit him in the movie! His discoball is just great!


Lethal Entertainment Logo by
Nayazu

MUSIC

Composed and arranged with MagixMusicMaker by
Sisch

Additional Music from The Movies game:
Rainswept Neon
Moonlight Romance

OVERLAYS

by Sisch
Tears made by Riott007

SOUNDEFFECTS

www.soundsnap.com
extracted TM sounds by BudBundysMullet
1.111 Geräusche Vol. I & II
MagixMusicMaker

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY
Sisch

SPECIAL THANKS TO

Ken
Rileyman
Nayazu
Riott
Derobrash for MED
my wonderful cast
everyone who supported me on the long road to completion
and especially Norrie,
who listened to my ramblings, vo???s, rants and music, proofread the script, renamed overlays and was involved in this project from the very start.
 
Featured Reviews
- postmodernchuck

Forged in lust and repulsion, the broken sexual liaisons of Dark Obsession haunt the viewer long after those pivotal final moments. Above all else, this movie is, for me, about the fluctuation and transference of power, with the acts of seeing and being seen serving as modes through which this individual authority asserts itself. Throughout the film, the gaze plays a significant role, as it functions simultaneously as a means of attaining power as well as a powerful signifier of psychological and emotional weakness. But neither the Man nor the Woman remains dominant through their liaisons, and when the Woman subverts the gaze by being an active participant to the Man�??s voyeurism, she disrupts the erotic scopophilia that should, in a sense, imprison her. In fact, for a brief moment, it becomes empowering. Thus is the nature of this film, which turns the erotic cat-and-mouse game we�??ve seen in countless films into a startling tableau that explores the interlocking relationship between desire and danger, lust and power, the erotic and the dangerous. Much like the characters in this film, the viewer cannot stop watching; we are transfixed and repulsed by the erotically-charged restraint and fleetingly romantic horror of this relationship. Call these contradictions, but Sisch makes it all work.

Let�??s not mince words. This might be Sisch�??s masterpiece -- a sophisticated neo-noir tragedy that plumbs the murky depths of the social and sexual encounters that seem to only reinforce the indisputable fact that we are all quite alone. Fueled by virtuoso filmmaking and a cast of thespians too good for words, the film leaps into the forefront of the TMO vanguard. I am, like others who have viewed this film, floored by your abilities as a filmmaker. The cinematic technique deployed here �?? editing, cinematography, set design �?? transcends the wonky trappings of this game to such a degree that I am left in a breathless state of admiration. Rarely do I marvel at the visual aesthetics of a movie as I have with this one; at times, I was so seduced by the visuals that I would watch, wide-eyed and with bated breath, and feel electrified and inspired. The dissolves and montage techniques were particularly eye-popping and without parallel; I am, quite honestly, still trying to figure out how you did it.

Do we need to discuss the voice actors? They are all tremendous and make these roles seem real, breathing in a sense of urgency and desperation that you rarely ever hear. The chemistry between the two main actors was particularly touching, and really teased out the thematic and emotional terrain of the script.

I will also say that the music was pure electronic / minimalist bliss.

I could speak endlessly of this movie�?� but why belabor the point? Just know that this is tremendous filmmaking of a higher caliber than we have experienced before. This is the sort of film that makes me want to get my cameras rolling again. Only one word can sum this film up: masterpiece.

Posted on July 2, 2008
- rjb2112

I don't believe what I just saw!

It was amazing!

I was shocked, reviled, disgusted, intrigued, and revolted. But I also felt a connection with the characters (the director, the writer).

Spoiler time:

Two people who were shy, intelligent, bullied and/or abused in their pasts. *Feeling not worthy of love, because they are bad people, that they deserve nothing more. Love happens to other people. But love is what they both crave (we all crave?). They feel they have to do their best, not fail, do things right, and then they may just be accepted. But every time in their lives they have been knocked back, the mould has been cast, they are worthless. After all isn't that what everyone has always told them!?

He sees her and is fascinated. But not by her beauty alone. But by that instant reaction we get when someone special comes near us. Is it hormones, chemicals, or something more?

But he can't approach her, she might reject him, and with someone he feels so strongly about......it's a rejection that he can't take.......So he watches.

She See's him, and she feels the same reaction. So when she sees him watching her, she is thrilled, excited. She does the act for him because she wants to make a connection, to show she is interested in him. She wants to please him....she wants him........just him....

But the obsession they both feel eventually swallows them. Their past conditioning has never given them the skills they need to deal with love. I mean they have spent all their lives dealing with hate, rejection, and the worst of all of the....INDIFFERENCE!

I have been to the place that they come from. But thank God I found a different way out. I felt I could totally relate to the characters by the end. On an emotional level at one time, I could have become either of them.

Shyness is debilitating and is often mistaken for arrogance or aloofness. The fear of doing the wrong thing is horrendous.

This film was about fear, oppression, freedom, excitement, but most of all.... LOVE!

*Everyone is worthy of love. It never is our place to have to accept abuse, ridicule or bullying. It is not our fault. Abuse comes from people who desire to control others, it makes them feel power.

Posted on March 30, 2008
 
Reviews
- gpeddino

Simply amazing. The scene on the phone was masterfully done... Awesome script, awesome voices, awesome production and edition... You should definitely turn this into a real script and sell it to Hollywood. Congrats!

Posted on October 10, 2008
- postmodernchuck

Forged in lust and repulsion, the broken sexual liaisons of Dark Obsession haunt the viewer long after those pivotal final moments. Above all else, this movie is, for me, about the fluctuation and transference of power, with the acts of seeing and being seen serving as modes through which this individual authority asserts itself. Throughout the film, the gaze plays a significant role, as it functions simultaneously as a means of attaining power as well as a powerful signifier of psychological and emotional weakness. But neither the Man nor the Woman remains dominant through their liaisons, and when the Woman subverts the gaze by being an active participant to the Man�??s voyeurism, she disrupts the erotic scopophilia that should, in a sense, imprison her. In fact, for a brief moment, it becomes empowering. Thus is the nature of this film, which turns the erotic cat-and-mouse game we�??ve seen in countless films into a startling tableau that explores the interlocking relationship between desire and danger, lust and power, the erotic and the dangerous. Much like the characters in this film, the viewer cannot stop watching; we are transfixed and repulsed by the erotically-charged restraint and fleetingly romantic horror of this relationship. Call these contradictions, but Sisch makes it all work.

Let�??s not mince words. This might be Sisch�??s masterpiece -- a sophisticated neo-noir tragedy that plumbs the murky depths of the social and sexual encounters that seem to only reinforce the indisputable fact that we are all quite alone. Fueled by virtuoso filmmaking and a cast of thespians too good for words, the film leaps into the forefront of the TMO vanguard. I am, like others who have viewed this film, floored by your abilities as a filmmaker. The cinematic technique deployed here �?? editing, cinematography, set design �?? transcends the wonky trappings of this game to such a degree that I am left in a breathless state of admiration. Rarely do I marvel at the visual aesthetics of a movie as I have with this one; at times, I was so seduced by the visuals that I would watch, wide-eyed and with bated breath, and feel electrified and inspired. The dissolves and montage techniques were particularly eye-popping and without parallel; I am, quite honestly, still trying to figure out how you did it.

Do we need to discuss the voice actors? They are all tremendous and make these roles seem real, breathing in a sense of urgency and desperation that you rarely ever hear. The chemistry between the two main actors was particularly touching, and really teased out the thematic and emotional terrain of the script.

I will also say that the music was pure electronic / minimalist bliss.

I could speak endlessly of this movie�?� but why belabor the point? Just know that this is tremendous filmmaking of a higher caliber than we have experienced before. This is the sort of film that makes me want to get my cameras rolling again. Only one word can sum this film up: masterpiece.

Posted on July 2, 2008
- StevenKreg

That was freaking awesome. Really emotional movie. It really got me, you know? I didn't know that you had seen me watching you... but now that I know that you know. I want to come over.

Posted on July 1, 2008
- moseley

This is brilliant
disturbing,nasuating,brilliant movie
very different
emotion grabber
tense and tick,strong but fragile

Posted on June 21, 2008
- MefuneAkira

GREETINGS FROM L.M.A.O. STUDIOS!

A flawless film of inescapable passion.

*Reviewed for Part A & B. This reviews contains spoilers*

Obsession is truly the perfect title for this new blockbuster romance by renown actor and film maker Sisch's. A tragic tale of a man's obsession with surreptitious tendencies and a seemingly timid woman who's desire for more in life sets the stage for this heart racing dark romance.

The Lethal Entertainment logo by Naz is truly second to none. The professionalism of the animation, sets the tone of quality for the film.

The opening titles were amazing as well and also help set the tone.

Sisch's bold script is what makes her and this magnificent film stand out from the rest. The story itself is something that captivates you in a very honest and uncomfortable way. The story is unlike anything I've ever experienced on TMO. The maturity, intelligence and professionalism of the story really stimulates the mind and draws you in. A truly brilliant idea by a gifted artist.

The dialog blew me away. The naked honesty of each line shows the boldness of Sisch's willingness to achieve a high caliber film that is truly upstanding and doesn't hold back for politically correct sake. Masterful story telling lines like �??Its stale..�?? and �??How do I feel�?? really touched me personally because there are many layers of meaning to these lines, as well as many others. Sisch has written some of the most honest and heartfelt dialog I have had the pleasure of experiencing.

The spectacular acting in this film further solidified its place in greatness. Sisch performance was stunning. Her portrayal of a woman struggling for something tangible to stimulate her life, only to become emotionally broken by the end of the film, was truly heartbreaking for me. I cant call Jason's (AND) acting a performance, that would be an insult. His remarkable range of emotion in the character, is the very best I have seen any actor achieve. The (and I know I'm using this word again but its so fitting) nakedness of his acting is emotionally draining. By the end of the film, I was in disbelief of his boldness to but his set out there for all to see. I mean wow. Goof's acting always seems so easy for him in any role. He has a keen sense of adaption for the characters he plays. The subtle pauses between lines and his knack for mannerisms is why Goof is the king of character acting on TMO.

The cinematography is so impressive. To balance the shots to not always focus directly on the characters themselves, but rather let the performances paint the scene, is yet another show of brilliant film making. The dissolve overlay shots, again, are like nothing I have seen on TMO. These shots added so much emotion and heart to the moment and it was a truly inventive and an ingenious idea. I also loved the changing of the underwear's color to give the inclination of the passing of time. Very cleaver indeed.

I would also like to mention the attention to body movements of the characters was very apparent. Riotts character in the first scene, matched her dialog very well and made the character that much more believable. This attention to body movements is so very crucial to selling the film, especially with this medium, and it is very noticeable throughout. Well done..

The editing was extremely crisp and tight. Each scene was incredibly well paced and Sisch's attention to keeping the emotion flowing with long static and pan shots is impeccable. I myself get quit nervous with long static shots. Are they too long? To short? Does it carry the moment? However, Sisch has proven she is a writer/director at heart and knows how something as simple as focusing on a phone can have so much meaning.

Sound design and effects has always been a big factor for me in films. I specifically listen for ambiance and the littlest things, such as a door closing off screen. Every scene, and I mean EVERY scene is loading with arousing sounds. From ambient club chatter to a working office, I was impressed throughout.

The music, I can honestly say I am jealous of. From the subtle undertones scores throughout the film, to the majestic opening, to the sincere final score, I was shaking my head in amazement. Direction, editing, sound, acting, cinematography and now an impressive soundtrack? Is there anything Sisch cant do?

Set design of the office and the club was so fun to experience. I was scratching my head thinking �??How the hell did she do that?�?? Fantastic work, I was wowed!


Overall, I can honesty say this film touched me in a profound way. Is it due to AND and Sisch's performances, the editing, the cinematography, the music and sound? No, its due to the fact that it all came together in perfect unison to create something truly exceptional.

Thanks you Sisch for sharing your wonderfully talent and imagination.

Mefune Akira �?? JennyN
L.M.A.O. Studios

(My apologies for forgetting to post this review a month ago)

Posted on May 2, 2008
- ultrasigma

I am truly speechless.....

but I must compose myself...

What an amazing turn of events and an almighty game changer that puts things into perspective. The connection of the pair was evident throughout and there was really only one way this could have turned out.

Amongst the suspense, there were some incredible voice over performances from yourself and the other guy, a_n_d ?. The chemistry of the two characters was sizzling and I could cut the tension with a knife.

My hands are still shaking with excitement as I type this so you'll have to excuse me for any ramblings.

To put it quite simply, Dark Obsession is a fine achievement on TMO and stands high and wide with some of the greats!

Thank you for sharing this with us!

Posted on May 1, 2008
- TFoster

---------- FOSTER FILMS REVIEW ----------

Sisch has made a simply stunning movie, which catches the eye with it's simply superb script and storyline, i simply loved this dark story of one man's lust and obsession for one women and the extents he will go to see here.

Overall, there are no problems in this simply fantastic cinematic triumph.
***** - 5 stars
Simply Fantastic

Thanks

TFoster
Foster Films

---------- FOSTER FILMS REVIEW ----------

Posted on April 29, 2008
- skarlitt62000

good god! great ending..very real..should have been a real movie.

Posted on April 22, 2008
- TENCHIMUYO

wow
i knew it wood happen in da end since i was going to make a movie out of it
bravo
terrfic!1

Posted on April 14, 2008
- Kopros

Sisch, the execution of this movie (part I and II) was absolutely perfect! Though I think the script is way beyond TM's capacity, I can't deny that no movie on TM could ever be produced better. Absolutely brilliant! (Get yourself a video camera and shoot a live version, would you, please?) :)

Posted on April 14, 2008
- vampire_14

I watched the both parts and what i found out is that YOU have made the best movie in the history of the movies since Micha83 made his Jack the Ripper movie.. And this movie should be on the first place... My mother wept hen she have seen this movie.. This movie is like a Hollywood quality movie... Keep it up that way...:D

Posted on April 14, 2008
- VandrendeOrn

This movie blew me away!
I watched high res and it was incredible.
the dialogue is top notch, better than most from real-life movies.
in all your movies you always manage to captivate the audience, and make us feel for the characters. That is a great skill to have as a filmmaker.

Posted on April 13, 2008
- bongoman

I'm very impressed with your directing & writing skills Sisch. I watched the 1st part, and the 2nd just now. The camera work was so professional, with the various ancilliary shots that do so well to establish mood. The story took me by surprise in its subtle complexity, and it was engaging & entertaining, I found myself rooting for the bad guy!

Then I read that YOU wrote the MUSIC...! That was really fabulous, and the ending music theme was superbly haunting, what can't you do, Sisch?

Posted on April 12, 2008
- rysto

Wow, what a conclusion! The ending came fast as this part was perfectly filmed and edited, providing a satisfying ending to your story.
The tension near the end was amazing giving the viewer a wonder of what will happen.
These types of films are usually not the type I go for. But this one definately makes me think about reconsidering that. Nicely done.

It is often said a writer should write what they know. What does this say about our fair Sisch? ;P

Posted on April 10, 2008
- CaptainStrider

An update of the first review:
An excellent, well written movie that plays very much on the characters personalities with an interesting Stalker/Stalkee (is that a word? :)) relationship. The acting was superb especially those for the lead characters, excellent work with the writing and VA's for that.

The overlays were really well done and were a great addition to visuals. I loved your choices for camera angles. I really liked the amount of (I'll call it) "Thought" dialogue, so that we can here what the characters are thinking and really heightens the interest in the characters and I suppose the addition of the Woman's job really added an extra dimension to work with.

Superb Movie, nothing more to say,
Strider Out!

Posted on April 10, 2008
- guitarscout

I have to say that this second part was amazing. I'd ramble on a bit more, but I'll take my review from part A and put it in here:
I have to say, Sisch, that what I just saw was a fine piece of art. I felt deeply involved in this story. The musical score was great. It fit the mood of the film. Not a lot of movies I see on TMO that are more than 10 minutes long fly really fast, like this one did, and I mean this in a good way. I felt like I wanted more (which, I can't wait to hit that download button for the second part). This movie is the perfect example of well-done cinematography and I think every film maker on TMO should look up to you. There is nothing bad to say about this film. With the teasing you did to us with the striptease, to all the editing you did, to all the great performances from the cast, this truely is a classic to hit TMO. Well done, Sisch!

Posted on April 8, 2008
- madone69

This was just as amazing as the first part, but even more dramatic. Your entry scene with the disco ball in the club was beautifully directed. Nice work there. Also, the music in this film is perfect! I especially loved the music at 9:34. Great, great stuff. Again, the story was superb and though not an ending I was wanting to see, it fit the mood of the film. As distant as these two seemed to be from the world and how obsessed they had become with one another I should have seen it coming. Just overall excellent work once again. Bravo to part II as well!

Posted on April 8, 2008
- GriffinGillis

BEAUTIFUL. Both parts were beautiful. The ending was sad but beautiful.

... everyone dying... like hamlet.

great film

Posted on April 4, 2008
- jakechief

A stunning epic.

-New England Reviews

Posted on April 4, 2008
- tsunamidog

whaaaaaat the hell!?

Talk about a bizzaro movie. And you made it happen to someone who acts so average. (i have no idea if that made sense) But you made it feel like something like this could happen to anyone.
AND was the wierder than hell stalker who would have just been another average stalker dude in a TMO movie until you let us in on his thoughts. Really gave him a funky personality.
The characters were all realistic, like riott and kwis, they both pulled off the average office worker perfectly.
The story started out kind of strange, but kept on going and going, and by the the climax I was just like 'Holy sh!t! WTF is gonna go down next!?!?' Which i had no idea the end was coming, and for some reason kept rooting for the stalker to say something.
Overall, this movie did an excellent job on putting a new spin on an old plot. And it came out perfectly with a whole lotta wierd.

One helluva movie sisch. Awesome job.

Posted on April 3, 2008
- Torqual

I sat in silence for several minutes after watching this. The ending is very powerful and tragic, and yet you feel it's the only possible ending. Someone makes a very good point below - the irony of this outcome makes me think of Romeo and Juliet.

Everything about the production of this movie was top quality. Great inventiveness around sets, some powerful original music and some top class voice acting for ALL the characters.

Well done.

Posted on April 3, 2008
- ralfduran

"I might be old fashion, but ..." - GP ...

Dark Obsession works because almost every man and woman on this earth can relate to the trapped thoughts that the characters are showing of in all honestly there you, my friend are the only spectater. The voice of the community however tell us something else and that voice is also what counts if you want to have social satisfaction - which after all is the most vital of things these days. The Girl who falls upon that Boy have realized this by tons of selfrelection, which as we all know can by the end of the day be quite dangerous, but still very inspiering. That is what this film is about for me - humanity at its best and Im deeply moved.

A well written film that quite frankly outdue everything on this site. And the ending yet again really subjective is truly powerful. And Im just glad that I happend to stumble upon this amazing social drama. Thanks sisch. You ARE the walrus höhö

love/Ralf

Posted on April 2, 2008
- jase180

This was likely one of the best examples of cinematography in a TMO film ever presented online. The story was solid, with really fantastic voice acting by AnotherNewDawn, Sisch, Riott,Kwistufa,Goofparade and DNR. The characters felt natrual in and around our main characters. It was a very well constructed film with a darkly promised story of love never realized.

Sisch's sound design, film style, master technique make this just a powerful film to watch. This film delivers at every turn and having watched the Hi-res version, i was just impressed with the reality of the whole film. Bravo Sisch, just Bravo. I loved every f i n g second of this film.

Posted on April 2, 2008
- deliriousstudios

Firstly, thank you so much for making this movie Sisch, on a lighter level than this review will be it thoroughly entertained me and at the end of the day, that is all that really matters. Unlike the majority of TMO movies I�??ve seen I didn�??t feel like I was constantly forgiving the software for its limitations. The only time I had to use my imagination was when you as the filmmaker refused to show us things artistically. And I�??m not thinking about the obvious visual things you hid from the audience there.

From the beginning title sequence I was captivated and I was immediately reassured that what I was about to watch would be absolutely brilliant. My initial feelings certainly ended up being true. What a ride! What an incredible mix of emotions and ideas is presented to us.

Little needs to be said about your expert camera work, the fantastic voice acting, the amazing dialogue you wrote and the custom content that brought this movie to life. Not to mention the music that I know you made yourself and it was absolutely spot on. Be proud.
It was technically perfect to a point that I didn�??t realise was actually possible with game software. You brought the characters to life with superb use of the available scenes and incredibly detailed set dressing. On top of that your mastery of creating a deep and involved atmosphere with multiple layered sound effects is astounding. It made the whole thing just so much more believable.

What gripped me was the story. Masterfully weaved together, in such a beautiful manner, like spiders web it clings to you and never lets you go, even after the movie is over. It makes you think, but that�??s not all, it makes you feel, which I feel is the most important effect a movie can have. Whilst never experiencing anything like either your character and AND�??s character went through I can somehow, deep down, identify with the process they went through. I am insanely shy and so is my girlfriend (well you know about that!) so it really touched me in a way I didn�??t think was possible for such a dark story.

I like to think of this movie of a dark version of Romeo and Juliet. It makes you wonder if the characters actually truly experiences love and if they really did, what is love exactly? If it wasn�??t love then what did she feel? Was she clinging on to any emotion she could find to counteract her extreme loneliness? This is such an intriguing view on such an obscure relationship. Obsession is an interesting concept and it is fascinating to explore how it relates to how we feel about someone. Perhaps there is a line that can be crossed where a healthy obsession can turn into a dark one. I can�??t help but wonder what would have happened if the characters had made what I would consider as better choices.

I loved how conflicted AND�??s character was and how hypocritical he became. There is a dark side to all of us and both characters portrayed the deepest blackness of human personality in such a poetic manner. In the same way as Romeo and Juliet they were star cross�??d lovers. Doomed from the very outset.
To quote Shakespeare they were "Two Households, both alike in dignity ...". Separated by a mere road but also by extreme shyness and unusual habit. AND�??s character is exiled by his own mind.

Riott�??s character mirrors the Nurse nicely and the owner of AND�??s characters apartment seems to mirror Mercutio slightly, but that might be pushing the comparison a little!

What is most interesting is the tragic ending, which I believe was the only outcome possible for either character. Unlike the Shakespearean play in the details but strikingly similar as a meta narrative of love and tragedy.

Dark Obsession is a masterpiece. Unique and as far from �??run of the mill�?? as you can possibly get. I was speechless after watching it, but felt that the movie and the moviemaker deserved more than just a quick sentiment of awe.

I am thoroughly impressed. Congratulations, well done and once again, thank you so much for making this movie.

Posted on April 2, 2008
- Howitzer

My goodness, such an ending!
This movie blew me away. I was transfixed, almost like a third character watching the first two. You've directed this extremely well.
I loved the technical side - the music and the camerawork were fantastic! Again, the slow motion scene was stunning.
Your writing was perfectly paced and believable. The cast did a terrific job in sounding emotional and realistic!
Congratulations on this hit 2 part movie that is bound to be remembered and talked about for a long time to come.

Howie.

Posted on April 2, 2008
- Throwaxe

This review is for the HiRes version, selbstverständlich :)

As exploring the dark side goes, it's not about getting there, it's about the journey and this one was very explicit and disturbing.
You seem to like going there, where I'm not sure you can return from and at times it was hard to tell where the writer ended and the character began.
At least, that is the impression the movie gave me which probably means it got under my skin :)
It is very, very well made with so many litle details that I'm sure you can only notice if you used this software yourself
(the overlays, both static and animated, the modded sets, costumes, the starmaker crafted characters,...)
Most prominent, however, is the sound: daring performances from both AND an Sisch, solid work from the supporting cast, lovely music (I can't believe you did that yourself) and great sound design all around.
Loads of work to get it right, I'm sure :)
I very much like the cinematography, many efficient camera angles and movements: the bathroom sequence, folowing her body and ending with the lipstick; several different angles on the phone ringing in his room; the great blending of images from him watching and her being watched, great :)
And so much attention to set dressing (the disco, both bedrooms, the office,...)
Nothing seemed out of place in this movie and all elements contributed to an eerie, doomed like atmosphere.
You just now it can't be a happy end, but very much like your main characters, you don't want it to end...
I'm very impressed by this movie. This could easily be a real life movie instead of an animated one, which proves it has nothing to do with the tools used, but all with the talent of the movie maker.

Posted on April 1, 2008
- marvellousguppimovies

Was it wrong that I named the woman Judyann88?

Posted on March 31, 2008
- filipekholmstudios

As the first one this was a masterpiece, with fantastic performances and an intence script.

Posted on March 31, 2008
- yeagmaster

In the first part, I gave all of my opinions on the detailed and technical parts of the flick. This time, I am just going to give you my unbiased opinion on the film.

It has to be the very best movie ever uploaded on TMO! enough said.

Posted on March 31, 2008
- Rik_Vargard

PhewwwW.... that was fantastic, lady !! Very original story, excellent VAs team, this was as good as a real movie. You managed to maintain the suspense for 30 minutes with an unexpecting storyline and unusual characters.
This might be your best movie since Stolen Death, to me...!
Of course, techically this IS your best movie. You must've been spending hours and hours and more to make all the overlays, FX sounds, thinking of every little detail... and all the rest!
Once again you honor TMO with a splendid production.
And you just reminded me why I consider you as one of the greatest directors around here... you may be proud of yourself !
And I also wish to thank you very much for sending me a PM for this!

Posted on March 31, 2008
- dnr

I am completely blown away.Your attention to detail is just amazing. The sound effects in this movie cannot be touched by any other TMO movie. The initial scene of the woman dancing for him was just incredible. Your direction was simply amazing. In my opinion this is your best movie to date which is saying something as your other movies are pretty special as well.I am honored to have been a part of this movie. The whole cast was fantastic and your music was incredible. I can just go on and on about this movie. Destined to be a TMO Classic,

Posted on March 31, 2008
- RavensFan_09

Yep. Definitely. One of the top 5 TMO movies ever made.

The sound design was just so perfect. How one can add that small, subtle creak of the bed and all those off-camera sounds is a winner in my book. After all, you didn't win the Sound Design comp if you weren't so good at it (Okay, so you won by default because no one else entered - but that's not the point :-P).

VO's, as said before in pt. 1 were above and beyond phenominal. A_N_D deserves all aformentioned awards, etc, as do you, for you both play your characters so darn well.

Mods/overlays were of course exceptional. My only complaint in that department would be that the tears overlay would have looked better animated, but that's just me.

Music was fine and dandy. It didn't overpower any parts of the movie, and honestly wasn't particulary noticeable except for the end credits, but when it was heard, it was great. If my computer wasn't such a d!ck right now I'd be trying that music program out...

Free-cam was fresh. A lot of the conversation scenes were well shot, as well as the rest of the movie. Liked the shots with GP on the steps talking to your character the most.

SPOILERS BELOW!

Ending, bah, it was fine with me. Didn't want it to end that way, of course, but it was certainly a reasonable outcome. I'm not 100% sure if it ever happened, but initially I though she non-fatally shot him, just to knock him unconscious so she could give him CPR (An excuse of course for slipping him some tongue :-D), but the way it ended an was acceptable alternative. Inventive but not necessarily a new way of the suicide scene, as I've figured out how to do that some time ago, and have used it in a few of my movies, but hey, original or not, not a whole lot of people know about it I assume, so originality props are given where they are due. I assume if anybody got their way in the end, it was A_N_D's character, but only becuase of the above reason (Though he did end up dying, he did feel her touch him somehow or another; whether it was through "CPR" as I said is still up for debate in my mind, however, but I would like to think so).

SPOILERS OVER!

So yeah, pretty damn fine movie here, Sisch.

Final Thoughts:

A more practical ending would have been for both of them to look at each other in the eyes, both say "Should we? Yeah.", pause, leaving the viewer to think "Oh man, they're gonna do it!", then have the very next scene showing them both check themselves into a mental institution where those two belong!

And boy, those co-workers would never believe her story... :-D

Posted on March 30, 2008
- judyann88

Very well done, a very intresting story,awesome job from all the cast, great camera work and editing,kick ass overlays(very nice),great music, only thing was the ending just not one for sad endings otherwise terrific job

Posted on March 30, 2008
- jazzx

This film, as with Part A, was watched in full screen, in the dark, and without headphones.

So - the conclusion of "Dark Obsession" - once again, very good music and acting, then a nice nightclub sequence and some superb camera effects during the climactic final scene.

Minor pops in the soundtrack, which became more noticeable in the music-centric nightclub sequence, but they didn't spoil my enjoyment of the film that much.


!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!SPOILER WARNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My only problem with this movie is the ending - it wasn't clear how she got the gun off him. I needed to see one more brief shot that explained this. At first I thought she had her own loaded gun tucked away (which would have been a horrendous cop-out, and completely out of character for her), thankfully the closeups on the gun show it was the same weapon that he carried into her flat.

She also was extremely ruthless in pulling the trigger - he was in no position to attack her at that point - that seemed out of character for her, and a very curious way of showing her "love" for him. But - I was a bit scared by her from the first office scene - "there's something not quite right about her", I thought. So perhaps it's not as completely out of character as I'm prone to think.

As for these two pathetic characters - one has become addicted to feeling desired (which she wrongly mistakes for love), the other is even worse - he gets what he always wanted - a shot at the big prize - but he obviously has severe mental problems to even think about carrying a gun into her house. There's being shy and consumed with self-doubt, and then there's being a gun-toting psychotic.

When she started doing dances for him in part one, there was no way this was going to end with the pair of them walking down the aisle. Her need to be desired overrode what she should have done - which is to immediately call the police and get that sicko locked up. (But then we wouldn't have a story).

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SPOILERS OVER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


So, overall, a good story which will be a comfort to shy people everywhere:

No matter how lonely you feel, just be thankful you're not like one of these characters!

Time to download the hi-res version for my archive ...

Posted on March 30, 2008
- Adamrcook88

Oh, my god. That was a great movie.

Posted on March 30, 2008
- The-Spirit

Loved it, 20 stars! :)

Posted on March 30, 2008
- rjb2112

I don't believe what I just saw!

It was amazing!

I was shocked, reviled, disgusted, intrigued, and revolted. But I also felt a connection with the characters (the director, the writer).

Spoiler time:

Two people who were shy, intelligent, bullied and/or abused in their pasts. *Feeling not worthy of love, because they are bad people, that they deserve nothing more. Love happens to other people. But love is what they both crave (we all crave?). They feel they have to do their best, not fail, do things right, and then they may just be accepted. But every time in their lives they have been knocked back, the mould has been cast, they are worthless. After all isn't that what everyone has always told them!?

He sees her and is fascinated. But not by her beauty alone. But by that instant reaction we get when someone special comes near us. Is it hormones, chemicals, or something more?

But he can't approach her, she might reject him, and with someone he feels so strongly about......it's a rejection that he can't take.......So he watches.

She See's him, and she feels the same reaction. So when she sees him watching her, she is thrilled, excited. She does the act for him because she wants to make a connection, to show she is interested in him. She wants to please him....she wants him........just him....

But the obsession they both feel eventually swallows them. Their past conditioning has never given them the skills they need to deal with love. I mean they have spent all their lives dealing with hate, rejection, and the worst of all of the....INDIFFERENCE!

I have been to the place that they come from. But thank God I found a different way out. I felt I could totally relate to the characters by the end. On an emotional level at one time, I could have become either of them.

Shyness is debilitating and is often mistaken for arrogance or aloofness. The fear of doing the wrong thing is horrendous.

This film was about fear, oppression, freedom, excitement, but most of all.... LOVE!

*Everyone is worthy of love. It never is our place to have to accept abuse, ridicule or bullying. It is not our fault. Abuse comes from people who desire to control others, it makes them feel power.

Posted on March 30, 2008
- rileyman

Lethal Entertainment indeed... Part B is the reality check of the Dark Obsession story -- where we see the real nature of these characters, and the destructive results of their behaviour. It starts as the Red Shoe Diaries fantasy, but ends with the dark reality. Yikes!

Everything I said regarding the technical aspects of the film remains here. This second half of the story takes us into a more mature place -- though not necessarily to a more "satisfying" place. *ahem* heh

An excellent film even in two parts and online quality, and definitely a solid 5 stars. I have to ponder whether this squeaks into my "Epic Production Award" territory...

Posted on March 30, 2008
- HansTond

Die Inszenierung, die Detailfreudigkeit, Einsatz von Musik und Sounds - alles ist Dir wieder einmal super gelungen. Deine Darsteller haben ja beide schwer einen an der Waffel! Diese Beziehungsängste sind ja wirklich zum fürchten. Eine wahrhaft dunkle Besessenheit!

Posted on March 30, 2008
- kwistufa

Fantastic.
The attention paid to every single detail
in this amazing film is just mindboggling.
I know many many hours went into the making
of this movie and it can clearly be seen in
every scene. The use of anims, props, sets,
is just spectacular to watch. Not to mention
the magnificent set dressing.. Wow!
Music & SFX were also excellence. Perfect.
Sisch you are an amazing Woman & all your
films are always so realistic..and groundbreaking.
This was a story that you just cannot look away from.
A_N_D shone as the introverted weirdo stalker.
Excellent Voice work here.
Goof, DNR, & the lovely Riott were all GREAT
in their roles as well.
Sisch.., I believe you have one of the
sexiest voices I have EVER heard.. Anywhere!
I just love listening to it.
Congratulations on making another Movie that
will go down in the TMO Halls of Fame.
Also THANK YOU for asking me to be a part of it.
I'm honoured & feel seriously out of my league
amongst the rest of you. Thanks.
Awesomeness all the way. I loved it.
I already have the Hi Res in my keeper folder.

Posted on March 29, 2008
- Primaer

Ein gro�?artiger Film, der einen fesselt und an den Bildschirm bannt. Inszenierung und Drehbuch gehören zum Besten auf TMo.

Netten Namen hat übrigens die Hauptdarstellerin, Mistress of Darkness xD

Posted on March 29, 2008
- meowan

Applaus! Ich bin begeistert. und ich schreibe auch in Deutsch und nicht englisch. Denn schlie�?lich kannst du das ja lesen ;) Also Hut ab, das war klasse. Würde mich wirklich wie immer, sehr freuen, wenn du wieder mal bei uns vorbeischaust im Forum. Dein Film hier wurde ins TeleVision-Programm aufgenommen. Grü�?e, Meowan

Posted on March 29, 2008
- andytaylor756

amazing 2nd part. was the best film i have seen on tmo. i couldnt stop watching

Posted on March 29, 2008
- TheFlyingDuDe-Films

**Reviewing both parts in one**

That was intense!

Never really never had a TMO film me shaking on my chair, but as he was shacking arguing with imself I couldn't hold still that moment was so intense I was litually jumping on my chair! I was so drawn into that film I didn't notice anything around me, that's really rare and since I watched "The Red Dragon" 4-5 month ago no other even real film I saw had me bound to the picture like "Dark Obsession".

After watching I was spechless I couldn't write a proper review cause I still had this feeling in my stomach., I was to intrigued to review properly on the accual filmmaking. In TMO reviews the word brilliant deffinately is overused but it fits for this kind of filmmaking. Your use of freecam is brilliant, very solid haven't seen one bad cam angle over the whole 33min! As is the set dressing scenes like when they walk out of the club or in the office have never been seen before and I'd say together with "The Sundance" this is the best set dressing in any TMO film. The overlays like said before are awsome... ehhr brilliant as well I would've thought it's outside editing. Another thingy that always gives your films and extra plus is the sound design latest since your sounddesign contest entry or now "Dark Obsession" everybody should know you are a master of sound design. That cast was outstanding too everyone fitted perfectly in his role and played it perfectly especially riott and Kwistufa surprised me by taking for them pretty unusual roles perfectly on, for DNR a perfect fitting role just like in Schroeder, goofparade master every role anyway and Sisch and A_N_D in their most captivating roles act brilliantly! What else is there about a film? Right the plot well I guess my introduction expressed my impressedness already.

A brilliant film that sure as hell will stay in my mind for quiet a while!

Posted on March 29, 2008
- ubernewbie

Rating parts 'A' and 'B' as one movie.

A well crafted thriller with more twists and turns than the dallas cowboy cheerleaders. Set dressing was a treat as this made the movie...... more original. Some outstanding well done performances, except for Another_New_Dawn, for he was just being him and not acting.

A well done movie.

Posted on March 29, 2008
- YamiMarik

I'm going to post this review in part 2 as well

My god Sisch! That has got to be the best movie on TMO! Just got done watching this in HighRes and I must say, everything is better in HighRes.

I have to start off by saying You are amazing Sisch, amazing! So much detail was put into this film, so much that I can't even find the right words to describe it.

The cast was outstanding! Everyone did an excellent job filling their role. A_N_D really got into character for his part. Emotion was with every line and this just felt so much like a real movie you'd see in theaters! Sisch you also did an impressive job on your part as well!

Story was breath-taking. So many twist and turns made my eyes glued to my computer screen just waiting to find out what happens next! I felt to be under Sisch's spell! Lots of details made this feel like a realistic situation. I would have to say best story ever.

Visually this was eye-popping! All the angles you shot from were phenomenal. You can see you took time to sit there and decide what angles were the best. Really showed off how great your freecam skill is!

Music was magnificent, you did a very nice job on creating the music for this. The sound effects sounded so real its hard to believe!

All I have to say is that your work has really made me stop and think of how well you can do if you just take things one step at a time. Its made me come to learn that with practice and patience you can make anything as well as this. You have inspired me to try harder and focus on making good films. If I had some type of award I'd give it to you and your film 'Dark Obsession' such an awesome film that will be a classic forever!

Posted on March 29, 2008
- goofparade

This movie mesmerized me.. drew me in..
I felt like I was a third party to the voyeurism...

You have a history of making great films,
clever and detailed, always well acted.. however, this one takes the quality cake! Straight up,your best flik, complete with your own music, created by .. Sisch.

Without a doubt my favorite performances by both A_N_D and Sisch. A_N_D perfectly balances the detached attitude of the early voyeur with his growing discormfort as he becomes more involved and exposed..a true pro that nails it every time.Brilliant performances by both of you.

Sisch, you also nailed the audio mix in this flik, perfectaly balancing a complex audio track filled with many F/X, original music and dialogue.. your skill nowadays at soundscape design is at the top of the TMO game.

I had a visceral reaction to this flik.It moved me!

Congrats Sisch and co.

gp

Posted on March 29, 2008
- thebiz

The first half with its setup and exposition were far less interesting to me than the second half where things really got going. The characters seemed more alive and the scenario really came together. The club scenes were done very well, with little reference to tmo limitations. DNR's @sshole moment was excellent, feeling like a real slice of late night disturbia. The amusement of GP's "old fashioned" love chat was classic in the context of your characters while Riott and Chris' office gossips were rather funny caracitures of real life busybodies. From here I started to realize the work that went into selecting the scenes that either conveyed the appropriate emotion or at least refrained from disturbing that emotion. The scene with AND and the telephone reciever was outstanding in actually making me feel the emotion of a static animated character. The ending was a tad confusing in the details but the result was a given. Even so it managed to hold some emotion and as the credits rolled there was a proper amount of heaviness and finality. I wish I had watched it as one (my fault) moment allowing it to properly build up with no intermission. Still, this was outstanding work and contained the most effective conveying of emotion in a tmo film that I can remember.

Posted on March 28, 2008
- anothernewdawn

Viewers, if this is the first film that you have ever seen by Sisch, don't read this. Full stop. Redirect your browser. Go right now and watch everything else this lady still has online.

Watch the progression of the filmmaker. Watch her eye for plot, pacing, tone, structure, and how she continues to learn from every previous film, and improve every subsequent film. Be fricking amazed by her sound design (the best on TMO, bar none). Dig the script here, and wonder for a moment, really think about it - what kind of mind writes this kind of thing? Mad genius, that's what kind.

Sisch is also an excellent visual artist - but you may have missed it. Most of those nifty visual tricks you see, you'd normally attribute to the usual Mod Gods, but Sisch is putting in hard work on overlays, scenery, and settings, and it shows.

Marvel some more at Sisch's ability to bring together a solid cast, who brings to life the most creepy, twisted, bizarre, demented, warped, askew, bent, odd, eerie, and disturbing love story TMO has yet seen.

When I came on the scene in 2006, some of the first folks to be good to me were DNR and Kwistufa. Being in a movie now, two years later, with both these guys, makes me feel warm and fuzzy all over (in a totally hetero way, so can it, you yokels).

DNR - Jealous almost-lover, delivered perfectly - too perfectly? Take what's yours by force? DNR, I fear for your last date. CREEEE-py and convincing - but in a good way.

Kwistufa - The cute girl in the office is my veeeeery best friend, and won't this make her giggle, jiggle, blush, and wiggle? A hetero gossip-hound, played to a "T". Just perfect and the most believable I have yet heard Kwistufa.

My still-favorite rollercoaster, Riott, came on the scene soon after, and still never fails to rev me up (in-wink). Her Ms. Chatty-Guess-What-I-Know, an office fixture for REAL (and you know this if you've ever worked in an office), is Boopsy and innocent enough to be cute, but catty enough to watch your back around. Riott warms up the second half of the film and is a joy to watch.

And Sisch, dear Sisch, good to me (and a budding director to be reckoned with - I saw it early on) since the day I met her, delivers here, yet again, and... well... I've already PM'd Sisch, and the rest is none of y'alls business. ;)

And then there's Goofparade... I just hate Goofparade. Mostly because he's good in every role he does, and I'm pretty sure he thinks he's better-looking than me, and I KNOW he's taller, and I often manage to convince myself that he is better at this VO stuff than me, too. Tragically, much of the time, I am right. And sometimes, I hate being right almost as much as I hate him. But only sometimes.

So, if this ain't "Old Home Week" for me, in a good way, I don't know what is. I got to act with a TMO crew on this film that's a great cross-section of what TMO is really all about for me - every one of these actors I consider my friends (and have known for a good long minute), and when they do well, it makes me feel proud and happy for them. Believe me when I say I am proud and happy for everybody involved in this flick.

Just plain great stuff, and a hi-rez saved file... forever.

Peace,


A_N_D

Posted on March 28, 2008
- Norriefpb

Who could ever doubt sisch? The highest word of praise I can think of is incandescent. Not a word I use lightly, but this film deserves nothing less. I'm not given to say "the best" very often, this is certainly there with the very, very best that this tool has given us.
Personally, I do believe that AND's performance is the greatest I have witnessed. An astonishingly difficult part to play, performed perfectly. Just astonishing.
Which only proves that sisch picks her cast with the same brilliant eye that does everything else. Wonderful support from them all.
That sisch involved me from the start was an honour, a joy, and a privilege. Thank you sisch, thank you.

Posted on March 28, 2008
- BiggsTrek

Two reviews for the price of one. lol

Actually, this movie is so good, it deserves way more than two reviews (and ten stars).

Seeing as I have the opportunity, I'll add that I loved your StarMaker work. Each character was unique and seemed to fit perfectly in their role. This goes for the corresponding voices of the cast. They fit beautifully.

I'll also say again that the music was terrific. You created that? (Or most of it) Fantastic! (I'm trying to do the same thing in my upcoming flick... and I see I'll have to improve my game!) Do you work for commission? :) Can I hire you? :):)

Were there any flaws in this film? hmmmm, honestly, I didn't see any. Maybe one of two shots were a bit long. Maybe. Nothing to worry about, though (and it could be just me).

(To steal a line from "The Castle"...) This movie "is going straight to the Pool Room!"

I'm Speechless... (now). :)

Posted on March 28, 2008
- userjosh9874

Well, THAT is what I call tension!

This is a romance, but it is so different! I love it! All aspects here are so perfect! Just. . . wow.

The technical stuff here was just beautiful! All of the hard work you put in to this film definitely payed off Sisch! The camera usage was great! The music was perfect. Oh, and that sound design still has me drooling! :D... Hehe, and those special effects were quite nice!

Technical junk aside, this film's story was AMAZING! The atmosphere was beautifully crafted here! It was like the atmosphere was a character of it's own! The characters were my favorite part of this masterpiece! The voice actors really brought them to life! Anothernewdawn gave a chilling performance! And Sisch, wow, you continue to impress me! Riott and Kwis were great, and Goofparade was a brilliant casting choice! Props to DNR as well, his performance brought his character to life in just a few short seconds!

Well, I really don't know what else to say! A great film with a great ending is what you have here! I have no complaints! Zero!

So, let's see here, Sisch is a director, modder, voice-actress, writer, and musician??

Good grief! You can do everything! Save something for the rest of us! :P
Hehe, only joking. The fact that you can do all of this AND bring it together in such a great movie just amazes me even more! :)

Posted on March 28, 2008
- kuroken

These are some seriously messed up people...I know that because the writing of the characters and the performances of the actors bring the man and the woman totally to life.

Dark Obsession is a love story unlike any seen on TMO - there are elements that would make your skin crawl, and elements that would make you cry. Two damaged people, exquisitely portrayed by AnotherNewDawn and Sisch, play out a nightmarish dance of desire.

I could mention the amazing sound design and the expert camera/overlay work that took months of Sisch's life to bring to us, but it's evident, and nothing I could say would match the experience of actually hearing and seeing it.

Whether it's THE best movie on TMO is hard to judge - there have been some great ones in the past couple of months. It's definitely in the rarified air of that small group of films that could be called best. And it's not to be missed.

Posted on March 28, 2008
- K4ownzall

Everything in DARK OBSESSION is a showcase for perfection! ===K4===

Everyone who participated in this movie should be congratulated for completing a spectacular job. VO's, Mods, Music.......EVERYTHING!.... Just Perfect!

It has to be the BEST MOVIE ever to grace TMO.

Posted on March 28, 2008
- sparky1512

Quite simply, Dark Obsession is an incredible film, on so many levels. The plot has its roots in a very overused scenario - that of the stalker / voyeur, but Sisch uses this premise only as a spring board into a much darker tale of seduction, love, narcissism, and psychosis. The cat and mouse game switch sides so many times i lost track. Who was really in control? Who really had the 'obsession'? Well clearly both did, but in different ways. Very original, highly engaging and provocative - a wonderful work.

Technically the film was impeccable. Your skills as an editor are amongst the very best on TMO - one sequence that stood out particularly for me was the montage of the 'first time' which the semi-transparent overlays of the 2 characters. This worked wonderfully and to great effect. Another aspect that really stood out was the realism you created in the characters movements - hand gestures, facial expressions 'shaking' legs - just fantastic attention to detail.

Sound, music and voice overs all melted together to form a silky audio-blanket that set the movie aflame with emotion and atmosphere. Music was used to great effect every single time and added a real sense of depth to the visuals. Sound design deserves a special commendation, footsteps, bed springs squeak, letters rustle, bath water splashes - all added to the realism and effect of the overall movie. Again, this demonstrates great ability from a directorial view point, both in conception and execution.

Lastly (well not really lastly, but the last thing i am going to mention) your cast. Wow. A_N_D showing just how versatile an actor he can be, giving life and a very real persona to his character. Sisch, another wonderful performance as a softly spoken, nervous woman who spends far too much time in her head. Again wonderful character development and portrayal. Riott, Goofparade, DNR and Kwistufa provided first rate supporting roles - each one giving a fine performance.

Overall Dark Obsessions is a fantastic achievement, both in terms of concept, plot and the issues that are explored as well as being technically and audibly wonderful. Very well done Sisch, top of the class!

cheers

Posted on March 28, 2008
- devilhorns

A dark game has been established and now it must be played out to the bitter end. As the desire to establish a connection grows stronger the petrifying fear begins to set- of having to put aside their own social inadequacies and try to establish that connection through actual dialogue and touch. They both have strong feelings rising inside them. And are incapable of dealing with them.

You went exactly where I'd hope you go with the conclusion. Right down to the dark ending that doesn't pass blame on either party. A great film.

Posted on March 28, 2008
- nukester

As stated in Part A's review, I firmly believe in my opinion that 'Dark Obsession' is the most suspensful romantic thriller ever on TMO! and I will delve deeper into why I think this..

I think you have a huge talent for suspense, which was explored to the fullest in just about every emotional aspect imaginable. From inner battles and hatrid of the stalker to a longing sadness and sorror of the protagonist. You created two opposites that truly ignited on screen!!!

The cinematography in this film was just simply breathtaking!! The use of the free-camera coupled with some natural and attention grabbing editting gave me the thrills,chills and it was just so........ I don't even have a word to describe it.

Pacing would have to be the strongest attribute in this film as there were many moments that I literally held my breath in PURE AGONY!!! waiting to see what happened next. My favourite stand-out scene by far would have to be the phone scene.

OH ... MY .... GOD!

The tension!!! my word the TENSION!!! oh man.. I could watch that scene for an eternity!!! by far one of the most effective scenes that just had me gasping for air.

In the end I felt this was a 15minute movie because the pacing was spot on, the story progression was just mind blowing and half-way through I realised just what was causing this man to fight with his inner sense of what was right and wrong. Without spoiling the finale, I could sense it around the corner as it was the perfect explanation of what had been going on.

Overall I had an absolute blast and thank you along with all those who were invoved on providing the most authentic journey of ethical and moral principles that binds the human soul!

Dark Obsession is a Classic in my eyes!

Until the next time (and there WILL be a next time)

Nuke Well Forever in the Dark Obsession!!!!!

Posted on March 28, 2008
- Active_Studios

Again, Sisch, bloody good film.

Top notch.

Film on. 5 stars.

A_S

Posted on March 28, 2008
- nexusinteract

A very good film. It seems like a good twist of obsession by the voyeur and the girl. Excellent Sisch, Ex-cellent.

Posted on March 28, 2008
- sgporsche48

An engaging and captivating look at voyeurism and exhibitionism. Both of the main characters were written and acted perfectly. A simply great film.

Posted on March 28, 2008