Re: Naval movies that deserve remakes
- From: Grey Satterfield <gsatterfield@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2007 15:48:45 -0600
On 1/2/07 2:21 PM, in article tjflp25bfduig4bl0c9po0na7hs3s26kcr@xxxxxxx,
"Peter Skelton" <skeltonp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Tue, 02 Jan 2007 14:05:01 -0600, Grey Satterfield
I thought that Cameron's special effects in "Titanic" (1997) wereIIRC he used computer graphics to place and pose duplicates of
startlingly wonderful. I don't know how much of it relied upon models and
how much upon computer graphics but I have been led to believe that he used
a lot of CG. It's now nearly ten years later, so I suspect that CG effects
can be made even more believable now than was possible then.
life and model images. When I saw it, I put it in a class with
2001 for special effects, something I hadn't felt possible.
"Titanic" was shown in high definition on HBO a couple of weeks ago and I
was blown away. Despite it's soapiness, it is a wonderful and remarkably
beautiful film. As you say, the special effects were in a class with
2001's: both gorgeous and convincing.