Officially Cool

Everyone will argue about the quality of computer animation, especially the computer animated humans, til they are blue in the face. Some people say that humans that are animated should be merely caricatures of humans, not mirror replicas. Even when Polar Express came out, people were stunned with the animation but still heavily criticized the soul-less look of the characters eyes. Then came Beowulf, another film that shocked audiences with the animated versions of Anthony Hopkins and Angelina Jolie. This is a video explaining the visual effects company, Image Metrics. Watch, and I will catch you after the video…

So did you catch that? “Emily” is the freakishly realistic animated human. I’m sure you caught it eventually, but I will admit that I couldn’t tell at first.

Sound Off: Do you think that animating humans defeats the whole purpose of animation?

Source: Thompson on Hollywood

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