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Aug 23, 2009 | 5:00 AM EDT
  • Frontpaged August 23, 2009
  • Weekly Users' Choice August 26, 2009
  • Review Crew Pick August 26, 2009
  • Daily Feature August 24, 2009

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The Tarboy SOUNDTRACK is now available for download here:


Whoa! We're totally blown away by the response Tarboy's had so far :O We can barely keep up with all the incredible reviews, notes and emails! Thank you everybody for the daily feature and front page!

It's taken us a long time to finally upload Tarboy, so thanks to all the people who've been waiting patiently. We hope you enjoy it :) Check out the Bonus features too, we put a lot of work into it!

The score was composed by Newground's own Hania Lee.

Now that we've got this one out we can focus completely on Tarboy II.



Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Nice animation, decent story, I like the ending


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

nicely but

good but,
- the maincaracter is just black, i cant relate to him or his pain/sorrow and that's a miss. His outlines/sillouette isnt that special either.. his hair is really corny.
- you lost me a bit when the shooting and explosions began, the were below the quality of the beginning.
- the end is too fast or something, you are watching and then 'is this the end?'

- the father/son is perfect, dont make it too hasty though(dads voice), the son's time to say something is good for that, nice
- the lighting in the dark with the cleaner was nice, also i laughed when he snaps the neck of the robot.

Some animation was far better then other parts in the movie


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

place 13

place 13 already, the reign of tarboy ends here


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

This is worth watching...

Amazing video. Kinda weird though. but all around an OK movie


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

got some skill (finally something nice to see :p)

story: bit on the what the heck side but it makes sense might need some more detail put in before a sequal (if there will be one)
animation: very impressive this is about the only thing that makes it look all shiny, this does deserve front page
in movie action: very little... i mean catching the rocket and doging a small ammount of bullets isnt... really that great, but it was a bed time story being told to a old man who was the janitor.

overall 7/10 and 4/5: still needs some work but it felt like a small movie or a teaser. keep up the good work