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PT Obi-wan's changing hair in TPM

Discussion in 'Prequel Trilogy' started by Blur, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    I've never been able to see the 'fake hair' in the prequels during the film or from stills. I still cannot see it. However, I'm sure I would be deeply annoyed if I did notice it.
     
  2. Chainmail_Jedi

    Chainmail_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 2

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    This is one of the most ridiculous posts I've ever read. Ya'know it's possible to like some parts of something but dislike it overall?

    EX. I like Romney's hair, but I hate his politics.
    EX: I like chocolate, but hate donuts, peanuts and sprinkles
     
  3. smuggler_vola

    smuggler_vola Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Same here. I stared at a few photos of his fake hair and real hair and I honestly can't tell the difference.
     
  4. TheDarkSyde

    TheDarkSyde Jedi Padawan

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    So...who cares ?
     
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  5. SithStarSlayer

    SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Its Star Wars.


    Somebody, always cares.
     
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  6. bibfortuitous

    bibfortuitous Jedi Master star 3

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    The fake beard and wig in AOTC are so obvious I just don't believe anyone who claims that they don't notice them. The lightsaber lecture outside of the club is probably the worst. It looks like someone used Pritstik to glue some hair from a local barbers onto Ewans face. The lighting changes from shot to shot too.

    Also the above pic from TPM looks like Ewan put on about two stone between principal photograpy and pickups. He looks bloated. Look at the bags under his eyes. Didn't he have a bit of a drink problem around this time? I'm sure I read that he gave up alcohol during filming of AOTC in Sydney in 2000 and has been tea total since...
     
  7. Death T

    Death T Jedi Knight star 1

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    I'm no good at this. I can sorta tell that the pictures are different but I can't tell that it's a wig. lol
     
  8. Darth kRud

    Darth kRud Jedi Knight star 3

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    It's all connected to Mark Ruffalo somehow.
     
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  9. Cryogenic

    Cryogenic Force Ghost star 5

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    Thanks. It's a not-inconsiderable achievement.

    I hate being misunderstood, but I like the hilarity that ensues.
     
  10. Chainmail_Jedi

    Chainmail_Jedi Jedi Padawan star 2

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    hilariously, then you misunderstood Kilroy
     
  11. SithStarSlayer

    SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    At first, I thought Cryo was saying Ewan looked different cuz he ate a bunch ton of doughnuts.
     
  12. Cryogenic

    Cryogenic Force Ghost star 5

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    Not really. I was just ribbing him for his fixation on a microscopic aspect of the prequel trilogy. It's rather amusing that some fans have taken a handful of minor happenings and blown them out of all proportion: made a mountain out of a molehill. In so doing, they overlook silly moments in the OT -- like Han saying, "What a wonderful smell you've discovered", or a toolbox falling on his head, or Artoo spitting out mud, that frog creature catching a small meal in twilight outside Jabba's Palace and burping, etc. -- to the point of raising to apotheosis that which is intended to be trivially light-hearted and silly. Like it just dominates their thoughts and colours all their perceptions. Hence, when Kilroy looks at donuts, does he see dog poop?

    Well, I think he must have raided Padme's stash on the ship back on the way to Naboo... ;) [face_devil]

    I love Ewan, really! [face_batting] @};-
     
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  13. StarWarsVerses

    StarWarsVerses Jedi Knight star 1

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    [​IMG]

    Trade Federation Star Doughnuts are only different in your mind.
     
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  14. Garrett Atkins

    Garrett Atkins Jedi Knight star 4

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    If it didn't say "Star Wars", I bet you would hate the prequel trilogy.
     
  15. Cryogenic

    Cryogenic Force Ghost star 5

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    If it didn't say "Star Wars", I bet you would love the prequel trilogy.
     
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  16. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    The fake beards and wigs were so obvious that I am now angry and vow to purge every copy of the PT in existence.
     
  17. DARTHSHAME

    DARTHSHAME Jedi Master star 4

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    It does not bother me at all.
     
  18. SithStarSlayer

    SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Awesome. Now there are two of us that have had our childhoods' ruined, over the smallest detail ever.
     
  19. KilroyMcFadden

    KilroyMcFadden Jedi Knight star 3

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    If The Hobbit is any indication, makeup is going to have to take some kind of quantum leap to not constantly pulling people out of the film. When I first saw Liams long hair, I spent a couple of minutes looking for the demarcation line between the fake and real parts of his face, but after a few minutes it all just blurred together again and I was able to forget about it for the rest of the flick. In The Hobbit, it just keeps popping up over and over again. If it is going to be this way with all super clear high def digital film from now on, movies are going to started get pretty unintentionally hilarious.
     
  20. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    Whenever I go see a movie and the character's hair isn't accurate, I leave the theater in disgust and boycott the film.
     
  21. Deputy Rick Grimes

    Deputy Rick Grimes Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    He did it, just to look cool :p