Visually Cool, But Comedically Dry
The animation in your film is very cool and stylish. Half the time I cannot tell whether it is computer or actual cut outs. It's very impressive and the way you design your characters has a twisted appeal. However, I found the humour could not keep up with the animation. Whereas the animation has a creepy funniness about it, a guy falling in love and marrying himself could have been taken several directions. You chose safe, which is the not very memorable unfortunately.
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