By vfx fan - Thu May 18, 2017 4:14 pm
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I hope so. James Wan is one of my favorite directors now. The man has been a great horror director for a while (and I hope he doesn't give that up) but he has also proven he can direct action. Here's hoping Warner Bros will let him do his thing here.It wouldn't surprise me if Alex Wang was supervising the film too. He worked with Wan on Furious 7.
No, it said vfx and animation by ILM, and then it said Medusa scanning by ILM or something like that.Huh. Odd. I do know they use Medusa but…I wonder if the other vendors used them and the actors scans for the show? Hmm…interesting. Disney developed it but maybe ILM has exclusivity to portions of it or something and other companies have to go through them?
As for the film, I'd say it was worth a $5 Tuesday matinee if the theater has recliners. It was pretty meh, but it at least had some slightly memorable moments, unlike PIRATES 4, which completely went in one ear and out the other. And it was also mercifully short -- the length of Verbinski's movies kept them from being as good as they could have been.
So finally these Warner Bros superhero's movies will say bye bye to sub-par effects:)Hey now, what about Green Lan- oh.
ILM had a small credit for PIRATES 5. No names listed, but I assume they were involved in the post credits scene.Hmm. That might be the case. Though it seems like very, very minor work for them to be brought in, consider that all we see of . Unless they also had much more work to do on it.
What did you think of the film? Sounded like more of the same to me but I've felt these films were coasting since the end of the Verbinski films.I personally enjoyed Dead Men Tell No Tales. I'm in the minority when I say I enjoyed the fourth one, but I know not many people do. The fifth is better than the fourth, but still not quite up to the first, second or third.
Yeah the Pirates films have always dragged a bit for me even the really fun first one. The second one was a marvelous spectacle but it was a bit long too. Pirates 3 dragged and I thought wasn't as good as the previous two but the fourth one was just a drag of uninspired filmmaking. The 3D was also so damn dark on that one many scenes were almost unwatchable.
vfxfan, I did some checking and Medusa is provided by ILM to other vendors for shows, including Pirates 5.Wonder if that's what's up with Spider-Man, too.... Thought they were gonna be a big provider for the new film, but all they had was a vfx & animation credit towards the end. No names...
My favorite bit of vfx for Man of Steel was the Weta story of Krypton wall behind Kal El and Jor El. Great bit of vfx storytelling there in a new way. Great use of vfx I thought.So finally these Warner Bros superhero's movies will say bye bye to sub-par effects:)...
You talking crap about Man of St- right.
But they had a credit too? Weird. Wasn't there a repeat of the airport scene from Ant-Man? Maybe that was what the credit was for? I know ILM did something for the film. I just don't know what. Might be the Medusa like you suggested.vfxfan, I did some checking and Medusa is provided by ILM to other vendors for shows, including Pirates 5.Wonder if that's what's up with Spider-Man, too.... Thought they were gonna be a big provider for the new film, but all they had was a vfx & animation credit towards the end. No names...