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Impressive Special Effects (Sequences) in Lousy Movies

Postby Mach6 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:58 pm

When Judge Erich mentioned this Ambush Topic, these two immediately came to my mind.

Matrix Revolutions: In between all the metaphysical mumbo jumbo double talk, Neo’s final speech to a dying Trinity taking forever, & the lame ending, the battle inside the Dock was epic. The giant drill machines, thousands of Sentinels, the Dock itself, & Zion rebels with their mechs were very impressive CGI work. It’s the only reason I’ll pop in the DVD now & then. (This is coming from someone who thought the burly brawl & the highway chase in The Matrix Reloaded were highly overrated. The CGI Neo & the Agent Smith clones were easy to spot & the agents jumping on the cars in the chase weren’t exactly seamless.)

Twister: This is a clear case of “Titanic Syndrome”. Any scenes involving tornadoes (especially the F5 in the finale) =cool. The Twister effects have held up well & only the water “Sisters” look a little cheesy. The rest of the movie with the love triangle & the rival storm chasers with their CORPORATE SPONSERED EVIL Black Vans=Ugh! I respect Bill Paxton as much as the next geek, but damn was he given such horrible dialogue & put in lame situations. I didn’t know experienced storm chasers throw dirt in the air to find out where the next funnel cloud will touch down.
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Re: Impressive Special Effects (Sequences) in Lousy Movies

Postby mkiker2089 » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:42 am

Which Star Wars movie was it that had Yoda fighting as a flea dancer? That was wrong on so many levels.
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Re: Impressive Special Effects (Sequences) in Lousy Movies

Postby Gabriel Girard » Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:20 pm

mkiker2089 wrote:Which Star Wars movie was it that had Yoda fighting as a flea dancer? That was wrong on so many levels.

Attack Of The Clones
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Re: Impressive Special Effects (Sequences) in Lousy Movies

Postby Spencer » Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:14 pm

How about the plane crash in the otherwise fairly crappy Nic Cage movie "Knowing"...
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