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Mar 31 2013, 4:15am

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I realize there was a lot of CGI in LotR, some good and some not so much (the warg battle) but I never felt that it was used excessively or uneccesarily. Yes, I could tell the wide shots of Rivendell were CGI but I thought they were done well enough not to be distracting. Legolas' heroics in RotK were pushing the limits but were brief enough to forgive. Azog was distractingly animated, and as the primary villain he didn't pull his weight. He always felt awkward on screen to me and I was more worried about that than about his threat to the dwarves. Gollum on the other hand was exceptionally outstanding and the highlight of the film. I really don't see any reason Azog needed to be a CGI character to begin with, and that along with terrible bunny chases and uneccesary stone giants was just too much for me. Still holding out hope for DoS though.

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When George Lucas visited LotR set... 6ryph3n Send a private message to 6ryph3n Mar 23 2013, 8:37pm
    I remember something like that from the extras zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Mar 24 2013, 2:16am
    Pre viz paperC Send a private message to paperC Mar 24 2013, 12:42pm
        CGI vs physical 6ryph3n Send a private message to 6ryph3n Mar 24 2013, 4:19pm
            Completely agree Misto Send a private message to Misto Mar 24 2013, 4:42pm
            Sold out? Osskil Send a private message to Osskil Mar 30 2013, 11:20pm
                ... 6ryph3n Send a private message to 6ryph3n Mar 31 2013, 4:15am
                Influence of HD and Blu-ray? glor Send a private message to glor Apr 6 2013, 11:25pm
    Re: Runk Snusgrop Send a private message to Runk Snusgrop Mar 24 2013, 5:46pm
        Re: 6ryph3n Send a private message to 6ryph3n Mar 24 2013, 6:36pm
            I think their reasoning goes.... Spaldron Send a private message to Spaldron Mar 25 2013, 7:18pm
    There were enough physical sets in AUJ sycorax82 Send a private message to sycorax82 Mar 27 2013, 1:18am
    I don't think I will ever LOVE the Hobbit... Avnar Send a private message to Avnar Mar 29 2013, 10:31pm


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