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The Life of Pi

Discussion in 'The Movies' started by Rich, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. Rich

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    I just watched this yesterday and enjoyed it. The background to the opening credits (which I usually skip thru) was beautiful. Made me really appreciate my TVs (watched it on a 42" and a 60" plasma). The tiger (which I think was mostly computer generated) was really well done.

    I don't normally comment on movies, but if you want to see how well your TV plays BDs, I think this is a must see film.

    Rich
     
  2. Stuart Sweet

    Stuart Sweet The Shadow Knows!

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    I was pleased with the opticals, especially when I watched the special features and found that I'd guessed wrong when I tried to figure out when they'd used a live tiger and when it was CGI. I don't want to spoil the story, but I did find it far less inspirational than I thought I would.
     
  3. Rich

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    Not sure it was meant to be inspirational. Never even considered it when I ordered it.

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  4. dpeters11

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    I think Ang Lee said that 15% of the tiger scenes were real. I would have been wrong as well as to which were real. We're getting really good at CG.
     
  5. Rich

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    Really good. I was amazed.

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  6. Lord Vader

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    The Bengal Tiger--my absolute favorite animal on the earth, and one of its most beautiful creatures.

    And sadly, on the verge of extinction. :(
     

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