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Re: Semper Die(again)
There is already and IMAX 3D dinosaur movie in production which should
be ready within a year. No guarantee it won't P*** off the purists, but
I'm sure it will be interesting! I've seen some of the test footage and
it looks great!
Casey Tucker wrote:
> I have a suggestion for anyone, willing, to play with. Last year
> there was
> a movie about the lives of insects called Microcosms. It was filmed
> in a
> 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 to
> see them, why couldn't this?
> Well, it's just an idea from an idealistic under-grad.
> Casey T.
> Miami University
> Oxford, Ohio
> > From: Kevin James Dracon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: Chris Campbell <email@example.com>
> > Cc: WhitcraJ@SMTPLINK.IPFW.INDIANA.EDU; firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: Semper Die(again)
> > Date: Thursday, September 11, 1997 9:24 PM
> > It seems that a lot of people are down on JP and TLW. However, I
> > that these movies have greatly increased the public interest in
> > This may mean (I could be wrong) that more people will go to the
> > and if so (this is really sticking my neck out) perhaps there will
> > more money going into paleontology because of this. SO, even though
> > may be inaccurate in many ways and somewhat misinforming to the
> > the movie industry is helping paleontology overall (if my hypothesis
> > correct) and therefore should be spared at least some of the tongue
> > lashings.
> > This is just my opinion, flame at will.
> > Raw Jack (ready to be roasted)
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