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Post by Melvin Butterworth » Sat May 25, 2019 9:22 pm

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Sat May 25, 2019 12:44 pm
This is one of those moments where VFX technology is driving narrative features. Usually, someone cooks up the story and then the VFX people have to figure out the magical bullshittery to make it seem real. In this case, however, I think we're seeing the recognition of the potential of state-of-the-art VFX tech to inform the narrative.

Remember the Abyss? That's OK, no one does. But the visual effect of the "water alien" in the Abyss directly shaped the design (and avowed properties) of the "liquid metal" Terminator in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Without the Abyss, you don't have effect. James Cameron developed the effect and then determined how to reuse it in another film. In effect, the cart driving the horse.

I think this trailer is the same thing. Remember Logan where old man Logan has to fight young man Logan? Remember how blown away people were by de-ageing effects on Ian McCellan and Patrick Steward when they did the Dark Phoenix story? Well, we now have the effect, so that, in effect, offers a narrative opportunity. Will Smith can fight the younger version of himself (the one we used to know and love). I think someone finally said, "Fuck it, these deaging effects are so good, why don't we just make a movie with the young Will Smith?"
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I want to see Rambo fight the red dress.

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Post by Slentert » Fri May 31, 2019 8:11 am

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I saw this at a festival a few months ago and thought it was a really funny, kind of pretentious movie that was a blast with an audience.
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Post by Melvin Butterworth » Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:45 am

The vaguely racist fears of white people who adopt brown kids?

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No, not even ironically.
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Are clownados a side effect of the bozone layer?

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New poster for Wonder Woman '84, one that I'm hoping is hinting at a more colorful, Ragnarok-ish visual direction for the sequel than the seemingly historical accurate but still familiarly drab, muddy palettes of the original, the kind that has defined too many entries in the DCEU:

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Trippy.



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I thought it was a movie?
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Post by Death Proof » Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:21 pm

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I thought it was a movie?
series on DC's network. they'll show the whole first season and then that's probably it, unless people really dig it and complain.

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