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RE: Dragons on Animal Planet March 20



On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, Jaime A. Headden wrote:

> Kris Kripchak (MariusRomanus@aol.com) wrote:
> 
> <By the way, I haven't followed all of this post, so I don't know if
> anyone has mentioned this yet... In last month's Amazing Figure Modeler
> magazine, prehistoric models and their modelers were the big feature.
> Fantastic issue. Anyway, do any of you remember the movie "Dragon Slayer"?
> It came out back in 1981. It is THE all-time greatest Dragon movie...

Still holds up well.

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> theater, but well, well after it was first released, I do recall. Today's
> CG is immediately discernible from live background, given matting, and
> while matting was used in Dragonslayer, it seems to have been better

If you're viewing on tv (as opposed to in a theatre) many things show
in the video transfer that wouldn't when projected. Spaceships can have 
discernible boxes around them, for example. 

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