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Old 19-07-2004, 03:04 AM   #1
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Default I, Robot

I just walked in the door 3 minutes ago from seeing I, Robot...

all I have to say is....WOW!!!!

1st...the Movie is better than the critics say IMHO....I liked it A LOT....very entertaining

2nd...the graphics are amazing(done by Digital Domain and WETA)

3rd...the animations are mind boggling

4th...I was giddy during the fight scenes...so awesome

They put so much detail into the robots...you can see through the semi-tranparent skin and actually watch every little piece as it articualtes...while it talks or moves...I was drooling over that...

Loved it(animation moreso than the movie...but the movie still rocked)
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Old 19-07-2004, 04:10 AM   #2
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wow, the trailer really looks bad. I might have to wait for video.
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Old 19-07-2004, 04:58 AM   #3
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I loved it personally...my pals liked it too...

...different from the book though
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Hi !

i was just watching a video about it on the net and it shows them animating the robot, using MAYA
Also shows them putting the layers over the robot :
background
shadows
adding the neck thingy (think she says chair prongs?)
robot shell and neck
specular reflection and refraction
diffusion
specular reflection again
and done
make it sound so easy...
looks insanely cool, but i have to wait for it in australia =)

oh and they stole the music in the trailer from matrix revolutions hehe

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Old 19-07-2004, 06:05 PM   #5
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I want to see it.

seraph, haha, ya. Don't all the behind the scenes and product demonstrations make things look so easy. I think that is why most people think what we do is easier than it is. I love the attitute that the computer does all the work.
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It was very entertaining. I was not as impressed with some of the compositing job or even the character animation. But I love the robot's eyes though...amazing emotion.
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Old 21-07-2004, 09:22 PM   #7
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I have to agree that the preview looked prety bad BUT the movie is much better! The story is good, acting good and its so refreshing to see a movie that is LOGICAL! Heros and bad guys dont do stupid stuff for ne reason, seems to me that they really read the script a few times to make everything fit. And there was just 2 products placement in the whole movie, how refreshing is that?

To sum it up, I liked it and it offers a lot of food for thought.
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what was the 2nd product advertisement????

I can only think of audi????

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Converse shoes and the Hitachi soudn system. I cant believe that I forgot the car... If it would be 3 products, still way bellow the 'normal' movie.
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wait till you see thunderbirds....
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I saw it and thought it was pretty good. Sure its not an epic novel brought to film but if you love CGI then its a must see flick.
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OMG I totally forgot the Converse shoes... :doh:

They only show like 4 closeups, and acknowledge it about 10 times in the movie...and say "Classic 2004 Converse" etc....haha
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wait till you see thunderbirds....
Thunderbirds?, more like Thunder-Spy Kids. :p
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:p I mean the product placement... it's obvious to say the emmm least. Oo actually it opens today nationwide! go see it you guys!!!
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