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#1 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:18 AM

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.

 

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:51 AM

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.
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#3 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:54 AM

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.

 

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

 

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:57 AM

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.



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Posted 08 August 2013 - 12:00 PM

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.

 

Really good.  I was amazed.  

 

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 01:46 PM

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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