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Geekery: This Hilarious Hero’s Tale is Trope-tastic

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Jan 17 2018
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One hero, one damsel in distress, and all the fantasy tropes in just 2.5 minutes.

We all know the story: random schlub sets out to rescue a princess from an evil monster and his/her henchmen with the help of some talented/magical companions. It’s a tale as old as time, a song as old as rhyme… something and the something. You are very lucky if you don’t have that blasted song stuck in your head now.

Anyway… this short ran in front of Thor Ragnarok in many Dutch theaters this past fall. It’s easy to see why. I’m not sure anyone has fit this many fantasy tropes into this short amount of time before, and managed to make it this charming. Take a look…

Beyond the story, I really dig the animation and character style. You can check out more animations from KLOMP! here.

What made you laugh the most?

Author: Mars Garrett
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