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IV goes retro?

Discussion in 'Episode IV: Spoilers Allowed' started by epic, Mar 31, 2006.

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  1. epic

    epic Ex Mod star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jul 4, 1999
    i know someone who works at ILM and they say that GL has taken the criticism of the first three movies, that being that he's used too much CGI and that it's all too flashy and fake, to heart... and that for the new movie he's going to go back to, like, basics? limited CGI, not as many half hour epic shoot outs with 1270 ships, less effects in general? WTH?? i don't understand?

    but what really makes me doubt this insider report is he's apparently gonna use, wait for it...


  2. Katya Jade

    Katya Jade Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jan 19, 2002
    I hope he does something because the CGI in the other three is just crazy. Maybe he'll go for some cool retro hairdos too!
  3. Zebra3

    Zebra3 Jedi Master star 5

    Aug 28, 2004
    Back to basics?

    Well, at least they won't look plastic and weightless.
  4. George_Roper

    George_Roper Jedi Knight star 7

    May 1, 2005
    Puppets would kick ass.
  5. Cobranaconda

    Cobranaconda Jedi Master star 7

    Mar 3, 2004
    Puppets? Hell, maybe it won't be as bad as I thought :p
  6. epic

    epic Ex Mod star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jul 4, 1999
    retro hair styles might be kind of funky, but puppets, i don't know, man. this could backfire on GL completely.
  7. DarthAttorney

    DarthAttorney Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Nov 8, 2000
    What GL really needs is a Shaft-esque, jive-talking street-smart player-brotha to mix it up in the SW universe. He needs to be damm cool cat who won't cop out when there's danger all about.

    One can only hope that GL is reading this post.
  8. TheBoogieMan

    TheBoogieMan Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Nov 14, 2001
    Hey, not such a bad move. Maybe it won't be the worst film in history.
  9. MsLanna

    MsLanna Jedi Master star 6

    Jul 8, 2005
    Oh, pu-lease?
    How could Star Wars possibly get along without CGI?
    The movie IS CGI, so I think EpV will totally flop if Lucas goes back to puppets.
    Is it to be the Muppet Show, or what?[face_not_talking]
  10. Palpy560

    Palpy560 Jedi Padawan star 4

    Feb 11, 2005
    I don't get it. Why in this day and age would you go back to puppets? It's dumb. Although a puppet Yoda would be cool. Maybe they can get those people who do cookie monster. [face_dancing]
  11. poor yorick

    poor yorick Ex-Mod star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP - Game Host

    Jun 25, 2002
    You know, we heard that same "retro 70's" thing before RotS came out, and all that came of that was Anakin looking like someone had given him a dry-look jheri curl 'do. I wouldn't look for too many changes in this one. Besides, puppets are actually more expensive than CGI, once you've already got your computer setup in place.
  12. ThePriminister05

    ThePriminister05 Jedi Youngling star 2

    Jun 28, 2005
    That's kinda lame.

    What are they gonna do? Do a space battle with just models?

    Oh and put furry suits on Elephants and call them Banthas?
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