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Re: Semper Die(again)

Well, experience has been a bitter teacher in this regard (meaning big talk
and expectations),  BUT there is a big 3-D (no less) IMAX film in the works
called "T-Rex" that's supposed to be a factual depiction of the way things
were.  I hope so, but...
It's CG with live action plates and features several key Cretaceous types.
> From: Chris Campbell <sankarah@ou.edu>
> To: Casey Tucker <TUCKERCJ@miavx1.acs.muohio.edu>
> Cc: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Semper Die(again)
> Date: Saturday, September 13, 1997 11:14 PM
> Casey Tucker wrote:
> > 
> > I have a suggestion for anyone, willing, to play with.  Last year there
> > a movie about the lives of insects called Microcosms.  It was filmed in
> > documentary style and looked at the intricate interactions of various
> > insects and their terrestrial arthropod relatives.  There was no
> > or words describing the action, just music.  With modern C.G.
> > why can't they make a really nice, **ACCURATE**, movie based on
> > (similar to Bakker's creation of Raptor Red, except without the silly
> > and anthropomorphic characters).  It could be one of those IMAX
> > depending on where you're from) films and the proceeds could go toward
> > dinosaur science. If the "other" recent dino. films drew alot of people
> > see them, why couldn't this?
> > 
> > Well, it's just an idea from an idealistic under-grad.
> Sounds like a way cool and way expensive idea.  ILM doesn't come cheap;
> with all the current interest in dinos, though, even the limited
> distribution of an IMAX film might be enough to make it worthwhile.  So,
> who's up for it?  :)
> Chris