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by Tafdolphin » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:23 pm

Hexx wrote:Holy crap. Watching clips from the DVD online.

e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8NAWrKlsAU

It looks terrible. I knew we joked about the mustache, but the entire film just looks...rubbish


That's just embarrassing. There are youtube series, Video Game Highschool and the like, who use CGI less conspicuously that that.

I mean, jesus. The word amatuer is used a lot to describe bad films but that genuinely looks like it was made by someone who watched a bunch of "how to make a decent low budget movie" vids.

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by Preezy » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:25 pm

By all accounts the CGI on the reshoot parts is so ropey because the VFX guys just didn't have enough time to get things the way they wanted. Whedon came in very late, reshot lots of stuff and the release date didn't shift, which is idiotic. It's a shame because without all the distracting green screen, fake lips and colour grading there'd probably be a good looking movie here.

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by Tafdolphin » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:35 pm

Preezy wrote:By all accounts the CGI on the reshoot parts is so ropey because the VFX guys just didn't have enough time to get things the way they wanted. Whedon came in very late, reshot lots of stuff and the release date didn't shift, which is idiotic. It's a shame because without all the distracting green screen, fake lips and colour grading there'd probably be a good looking movie here.



TBH, even if the CGI was seamless it's a terribly directed action sequence with no flow, no tension and abundant absurd manoeuvres (Superman zooming from back to foreground to confront WW, WW's odd lack of adherence to the basic rules of physics).

Imagine being an exec, having forked over £150 million and pinned a 5 year strategy on the success of the film and seeing that at a preview.

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by Mafro » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:42 pm

I thought people were taking the piss with the Superman moustache stuff but I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw it. Ridiculous.

In that scene posted above, I'm sure I read that was originally at night (I think you can actually see this in some of the early trailers) but it was changed to daytime for the reshoots so the CGI really looks worse than it originally did.

All the Whedon reshoot stuff sticks out like a sore thumb compared to Snyder's bits.

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by Mafro » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:20 pm

Red Letter Media have done a commentary track for this. Should be a good one :lol:

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PostRe: DC Cinematic Universe Thread
by Godzilla » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:30 am



So sad to think of what could have been

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by Hexx » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:25 am

Last week, Justice League quietly ended its domestic box office run with a total gross of a little over $229 million, making it the lowest-grossing film in the new DC Universe.

It’s a hugely surprising fact considering the Zack Snyder-directed film featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Flash, and Cyborg was set up to be DC’s version of The Avengers—a film that blew away the others by bringing together all of its heroes. Plus, the release came mere months after the huge success of Wonder Woman. So most thought that goodwill would carry over. It did not.

The $229,024,295 gross puts Justice League over $60 million behind Man of Steel, which is in fourth place, almost $100 million behind Suicide Squad (third place), a little over $100 million behind Batman v Superman (second place), and about $183 million behind DC’s number one film, Wonder Woman.

Internationally, it’s more of the same. While the film is likely still playing a few places across the globe, its international total is currently at $657,924,295 which, again, puts it fifth out of the five DC movies with about $10 million between it and Man of Steel (so it may still top that). Batman v Superman is number one in this category, with $873 million over Wonder Woman’s $821 million.


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by Corazon de Leon » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:28 am

Tafdolphin wrote:
Preezy wrote:By all accounts the CGI on the reshoot parts is so ropey because the VFX guys just didn't have enough time to get things the way they wanted. Whedon came in very late, reshot lots of stuff and the release date didn't shift, which is idiotic. It's a shame because without all the distracting green screen, fake lips and colour grading there'd probably be a good looking movie here.



TBH, even if the CGI was seamless it's a terribly directed action sequence with no flow, no tension and abundant absurd manoeuvres (Superman zooming from back to foreground to confront WW, WW's odd lack of adherence to the basic rules of physics).

Imagine being an exec, having forked over £150 million and pinned a 5 year strategy on the success of the film and seeing that at a preview.


So, you liked the movie? :lol:

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by Rax » Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:33 pm

Can anyone explain why DC did it backwards? Made Justice League before introducing anyone to Cyborg, Aquaman and Flash?

The only reason anyone gave a gooseberry fool about the Avengers is because we had seen them all on the big screen already, not every character had their own movie but they had appeared enough in Ironman, Thor and Captain America that we wanted to see the big team up happen. One of the reasons I had no interest in Justice League is because I know nothing about Cyborg or Aquaman and all I know of Flash is from the 90s tv show, there was nothing drawing me in to see these characters together as I hadnt seen them apart.

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by Hyperion » Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:08 pm

Because they felt they needed to catch up with Marvel

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