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The environments are stunningly real! The creatures - not so much

QuackingTroll
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Feb 19 2013, 11:21am


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The environments are stunningly real! The creatures - not so much [In reply to] Can't Post

Peter Jackson's justification for the digital orcs was that it let him get away from the restrictive triangle of mouth and two eyes that human's possess. But, if I remember correctly, Del Toro was planning on making these creatures puppets with digital enhancements? Surely that would've allowed the same freedom of form while giving much more of a physical presence?

Don't get me wrong, the orcs are beautifully designed, and they look great on their own. But when they're in an army they just become a mass of pixels as opposed to an intimidating force Frown


(This post was edited by QuackingTroll on Feb 19 2013, 11:23am)

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Oscar countdown: Weta Digital's artistry on video display News from Bree Send a private message to News from Bree Feb 19 2013, 3:10am
    The environments are stunningly real! The creatures - not so much QuackingTroll Send a private message to QuackingTroll Feb 19 2013, 11:21am
        I've always liked Azog's design DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 19 2013, 5:06pm
            Yazneg lookalike? QuackingTroll Send a private message to QuackingTroll Feb 19 2013, 5:27pm
                Possibly QuackingTroll DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 19 2013, 5:42pm
                    Welcome back, DLB! :-) Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Feb 19 2013, 6:02pm
                        Bomby will go out on... a limb of a pine tree? Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Feb 19 2013, 8:14pm
                        ...I'm confused... QuackingTroll Send a private message to QuackingTroll Feb 19 2013, 9:27pm
    Pi will win stoutfiles Send a private message to stoutfiles Feb 19 2013, 2:05pm
        After the Bafta's. Ham_Sammy Send a private message to Ham_Sammy Feb 19 2013, 4:41pm
            I think most people are viewing it as a comedy or kid's movie QuackingTroll Send a private message to QuackingTroll Feb 19 2013, 5:35pm
    Beautiful work, Weta! Owain Send a private message to Owain Feb 19 2013, 4:09pm
    Good job! Vangalad Send a private message to Vangalad Feb 19 2013, 5:01pm
    I really hope that Pi does not win. macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Feb 19 2013, 5:05pm
        The animals were more than good!! // QuackingTroll Send a private message to QuackingTroll Feb 19 2013, 5:37pm
    These are great TheSexyBeard Send a private message to TheSexyBeard Feb 19 2013, 11:08pm

 
 
 

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