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Re: Special Effects

Postby CullenxLove » Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:40 pm

i cant wait to see how they made rob sparkle in the sun :D but the whole flying thing kinda looks a tad bit..lame :X lol i dont know, im sure it will be great, and that i will love it :D
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Re: Special Effects

Postby switzgal » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:51 pm

I've read some reviews and the critics are saying the effects are "CHEESY" . I wished they didn't do the whole flying thing. WTF were they thinking. They had such a low budget and not a lot of CGI. Critics are so used to CGI that maybe that's why they didn't like the special effects.
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Re: Special Effects

Postby Amethyst1 » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:53 pm

switzgal wrote:I've read some reviews and the critics are saying the effects are "CHEESY" . I wished they didn't do the whole flying thing. WTF were they thinking. They had such a low budget and not a lot of CGI. Critics are so used to CGI that maybe that's why they didn't like the special effects.

there are reviews out???
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Re: Special Effects

Postby switzgal » Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:23 pm

malaz wrote:
switzgal wrote:I've read some reviews and the critics are saying the effects are "CHEESY" . I wished they didn't do the whole flying thing. WTF were they thinking. They had such a low budget and not a lot of CGI. Critics are so used to CGI that maybe that's why they didn't like the special effects.

there are reviews out???
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertain ... 6400.story

http://hollywoodinsider.ew.com/2008/11/ ... eview.html

http://www.variety.com/VE1117939072.html

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/enterta ... ou-18.html
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Re: Special Effects

Postby forest green » Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:32 am

I just saw the movie tonight!!!! The running up trees and flying part was kinda cheesy, just like I knew it would be. But it's only a small part of it. So not a big deal. And I was happy with the sparkling!!
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Re: Special Effects

Postby Soubiluv98 » Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:46 am

forest green wrote:I just saw the movie tonight!!!! The running up trees and flying part was kinda cheesy, just like I knew it would be. But it's only a small part of it. So not a big deal. And I was happy with the sparkling!!


I really didn't mind the whole tree part. But yeah, THANK GOD the sparkling isn't that bad. Like, that's what i'm really worried about. :/
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Re: Special Effects

Postby twilight1909 » Thu Nov 20, 2008 1:46 am

I agree with Pel that there should be a BIG difference between the vampires and humans... but from what I can tell in the trailers... that's not the case. Don't get me wrong, they're all lovely. But I don't think "wow, they totally stand out."

Oh well. I'm sure they did the best they could with the budget this film had. Ugh, why couldn't this movie get more funding? It would have been unstoppable! It also would have been cool to use special effects with the vamp's eyes. Contacts aren't as intense, and the color is harder to notice.

Still WAY excited for the movie. 1 MORE DAY!!!!!!! XD

For those of you who already saw it (I'm so jealous), was it better or worse than you expected?
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Re: Special Effects

Postby forest green » Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:29 am

It was for sure better than I expected. I was nervous about the flying and cheesy lines and some of the acting, but even though they were still there, it didn't over power the movie. And Kristen was really good, I thought. That was one of my big worries.

Overall the story stays pretty true to the book. There are little things that are left out or changed around but movies are never EXACTLY the same as the book. So if you can get over that, I'm sure you'll love it.

As for the eye color, it was subtle but you definitely could tell the difference between the hungry eyes, the golden eyes and the bad vamps' red eyes. So one less thing to worry about! I can't wait until everyone has seen it and we can all talk about it!
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Re: Special Effects

Postby jthom » Thu Nov 20, 2008 11:07 am

I saw the movie Tuesday and unfortunately, for me, the special effects were not that great. They were actually one of the weakest parts of the movie. Although I thought the way they handled the baseball scene worked well. I think if the remaining books get made into movies, and Twilight makes enough money, the effects will get better in the future.
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Re: Special Effects

Postby Mavors » Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:30 pm

twilight1909 wrote:Oh well. I'm sure they did the best they could with the budget this film had. Ugh, why couldn't this movie get more funding?


Well I suppose with all the hype and the success the film is having, and hoping a loads of tickets will be sold, most probably the founds will increase for the New Moon. And yeah looking forward to see the film too. Tomorrow I'm gonna see for myself how this special effect were done, even if from the trailer I saw the shot when Edward grab Bella and then fly outside the window wasn't that great. >_> Oh well not that special effects are all that important. No need to be awesome, jsut above decensy.
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