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Re: It's funny because it's true...
I have just spent TWO excruciating hours in the "Dino Gangs"
special... and I was: next time that bloody monstrous T. rex looks
and me, growls shaking its head trying to bite me I'm going to KICK
Is it really necessary to repeat the same (bad) animation again and
again until you just get absolutely fed-up? Is it really necessary to
fill two hours with repetitive takes and specially repeat arguments
so much you feel brainwashed instead of instructed?
\Maybe perhaps it is just a commentary on the level of the audiences
these days. Short attention span indeed.
The animals in the animations were cartoony, badly proportioned,
badly directed, badly animated and above all... as dark, colorless
and monstrous as they could possibly be.
The poor direction kept their stars including Phil Currie hanging on
and repeating and repeating arguments, probably bored to death... at
least I'm glad (and hope) they paid his trips around the world... the
question is... is it really worth it to go all around the world just
to measure an emu or watch an ostrich running? Or to be close to an
Another problem is that documentaries nowadays all look so alike that
I'm not sure if I'm talking about this dino gangs special or
"Dinosaur CSI"... I'm confused...
On 28 Jun 2011, at 15:29, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
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