Movie News/Discussion Thread 2

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by jawafour » Wed May 01, 2019 4:12 pm

Probs already been pointed out, but I did like the line "Every hero... has a genesis" in the trailer.

Mega Drives are for heroes :wub: .

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by Tomous » Wed May 01, 2019 4:49 pm

abcd wrote:Why do you all care so much about Sonic?

It peaked in the mid 90s.



I don't think anyone's upset that it looks so bad to be fair, just bemused

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by Peter Crisp » Wed May 01, 2019 5:07 pm

abcd wrote:Why do you all care so much about Sonic?

It peaked in the mid 90s.


I don't care at all and won't see the film but I just find it odd that a film about a character as iconic as Sonic is being made by people who've clearly never played a sonic game.
I know we don't know much about it yet but in contrast the Halo series seems to be filled with people who really love the franchise and I suspect of the two the Halo series will be considered the more successful translation of game to big or small screen.

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by Pedz » Wed May 01, 2019 8:54 pm

abcd wrote:Why do you all care so much about Sonic?

It peaked in the mid 90s.


I dunno, Mania is strawberry floating top tier Sanic.

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by Ploiper » Thu May 02, 2019 11:42 pm

the director has tweeted out, assuming its really him, looks like it is though. they are changing the design of sonic. thank god for that. the fans backlash has worked.

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by Green Gecko » Fri May 03, 2019 12:53 am

Of course it isn't. I've worked in visual effects, this gooseberry fool takes thousands of hours and millions of dollars. They're not going to be doubling their production costs on a film that's practically bombed pre-launch.

The kids will probably love it though. It might even be enjoyable in an awful sort of way. It would just be great if gaming properties stopped doing that.

I think detective pikahu might be alright though.

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by Alvin Flummux » Fri May 03, 2019 1:02 am

I actually want to see Sonic, even though it looks like popcorn trash. I grew up with the lil guy, I want to see him do well, and the design alteration should ensure at least an aesthetically pleasing end product.

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by Tomous » Fri May 03, 2019 1:27 am

Green Gecko wrote:Of course it isn't. I've worked in visual effects, this gooseberry fool takes thousands of hours and millions of dollars. They're not going to be doubling their production costs on a film that's practically bombed pre-launch.

The kids will probably love it though. It might even be enjoyable in an awful sort of way. It would just be great if gaming properties stopped doing that.

I think detective pikahu might be alright though.



Well it really was him and he said:

"The message is loud and clear... you aren't happy with the design & you want changes. It's going to happen."


Remains to be see the extent of the changes but that does sound pretty definite.

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by Green Gecko » Fri May 03, 2019 1:30 am

Well colour me surprised. I doubt they've completed half the scenes then.

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by Godzilla » Fri May 03, 2019 11:42 am

John Wick 3 getting great reviews on twitter, also mentioning how great the dogs in it are.

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by Moggy » Fri May 03, 2019 11:45 am

Tomous wrote:
Green Gecko wrote:Of course it isn't. I've worked in visual effects, this gooseberry fool takes thousands of hours and millions of dollars. They're not going to be doubling their production costs on a film that's practically bombed pre-launch.

The kids will probably love it though. It might even be enjoyable in an awful sort of way. It would just be great if gaming properties stopped doing that.

I think detective pikahu might be alright though.



Well it really was him and he said:

"The message is loud and clear... you aren't happy with the design & you want changes. It's going to happen."


Remains to be see the extent of the changes but that does sound pretty definite.


It's due for release on 7 November so it'll either be half hearted changes or they will have to change the release date.

And the look of Sonic isn't the problem. It's just one of the many many problems. :lol:

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by Tafdolphin » Fri May 03, 2019 11:47 am

Moggy wrote:
Tomous wrote:
Green Gecko wrote:Of course it isn't. I've worked in visual effects, this gooseberry fool takes thousands of hours and millions of dollars. They're not going to be doubling their production costs on a film that's practically bombed pre-launch.

The kids will probably love it though. It might even be enjoyable in an awful sort of way. It would just be great if gaming properties stopped doing that.

I think detective pikahu might be alright though.



Well it really was him and he said:

"The message is loud and clear... you aren't happy with the design & you want changes. It's going to happen."


Remains to be see the extent of the changes but that does sound pretty definite.


It's due for release on 7 November so it'll either be half hearted changes or they will have to change the release date.

And the look of Sonic isn't the problem. It's just one of the many many problems. :lol:


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PostRe: Movie News/Discussion Thread 2
by Preezy » Fri May 03, 2019 11:49 am

Worth it.

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by Green Gecko » Fri May 03, 2019 12:07 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:
Moggy wrote:
Tomous wrote:
Green Gecko wrote:Of course it isn't. I've worked in visual effects, this gooseberry fool takes thousands of hours and millions of dollars. They're not going to be doubling their production costs on a film that's practically bombed pre-launch.

The kids will probably love it though. It might even be enjoyable in an awful sort of way. It would just be great if gaming properties stopped doing that.

I think detective pikahu might be alright though.



Well it really was him and he said:

"The message is loud and clear... you aren't happy with the design & you want changes. It's going to happen."


Remains to be see the extent of the changes but that does sound pretty definite.


It's due for release on 7 November so it'll either be half hearted changes or they will have to change the release date.

And the look of Sonic isn't the problem. It's just one of the many many problems. :lol:


Having been stationed in soho in these dingy places, I do not envy them. At all. It's gruelling work.

Imagine having to do photoshop. But the same photoshop, thousands of times. You wrap up for the day and you've completed part of a scene for about 5 seconds. :dread:

And then your shots get checked by the producer.

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by Preezy » Fri May 03, 2019 12:11 pm

That's the job though, isn't it? If you don't want to do that for a living....don't do that for a living.

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PostRe: Movie News/Discussion Thread 2
by Frank » Fri May 03, 2019 12:15 pm

I'm still wondering if it's all part of the marketing. Release a trailer with the crap Sonic, but actually make the film with the good Sonic, then when there's the official outrage they can just say "okay we've listened we're changing it" but not actually waste any more time :shifty:

All publicity is good publicity right

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by Tafdolphin » Fri May 03, 2019 12:16 pm

Preezy wrote:That's the job though, isn't it? If you don't want to do that for a living....don't do that for a living.


What an incredibly reductive way to view the world.

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PostRe: Movie News/Discussion Thread 2
by Dual » Fri May 03, 2019 12:18 pm

They should stick to their original design intent.

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by Preezy » Fri May 03, 2019 12:36 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:
Preezy wrote:That's the job though, isn't it? If you don't want to do that for a living....don't do that for a living.


What an incredibly reductive way to view the world.

Sure it is, but I'm a busy man. Nuance is for sissies.

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by Green Gecko » Fri May 03, 2019 1:08 pm

Preezy wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:
Preezy wrote:That's the job though, isn't it? If you don't want to do that for a living....don't do that for a living.


What an incredibly reductive way to view the world.

Sure it is, but I'm a busy man. Nuance is for sissies.

Dude, you definitely don't want to do it if you're not getting paid!

Overwork, unpaid work, unpaid overtime and general employment abuse are endemic in the visual effects industry, and for that the entire media sector. Yet producers and studios and audiences demand it. Everybody gets creamed.

At lot of it is done overseas now, which is driving film and television jobs out of the country. And it's not to do with lack of revenue or people daring to do the wrong jobs.

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