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The Guinness. Potato korv Since: 24.4.05 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 113 days Last activity: 8 hours
AIM: # 1 Posted on 9.1.07 0238.08 | Instant Rating: 5.44 If you were one of the 5 people that caught Eragon (don't get mad at the jab or else I'll roll my dice and try to cast mystical rain dragon on you) you may have seen this trailer. The CGI looks pretty good. As an original fan of the TMNT, I can't wait to see this. I'm sure the minor changes won't make a huge difference compared to the old movies. Besides one of the old movies starred Vanilla Ice! Shredder is rumored to be dead so I guess Kevin Nash is out too! Links following Continuity... The-W thread related to the teaser trailer in July 06... http://the-w.com/thread.php/id=30377 Trailer recently released... http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-83047550971641758&q=Teenage+Mutant+Ninja+Turtles+trailer&hl=en "In Soviet Russia, site fucks you." - drjayphd Promote this thread!
The Vile1 Lap cheong Since: 4.9.02 From: California Since last post: 2653 days Last activity: 2385 days # 2 Posted on 11.1.07 1800.21 | Instant Rating: 2.02 Karai is now leading the Foot clan. She's played by Zhang Ziyi. The other villain, Max Winters, is being voiced by Patrick Stewart. In one of the most flagrant examples for celebrity stunt casting in a VA role, Chris Evans is playing Casey Jones.
ekedolphin Scrapple Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 38 min. Last activity: 38 min. # 3 Posted on 11.1.07 2037.53 | Instant Rating: 2.29
Hey, it may be as dated
as having all that Prince music in the first
movie, but at the time my friends and I were all, "Oooooh, cool, they got Vanilla Ice to appear-- and rap!-- in TMNT 2!"
Also, I wanna see the new Turtles movie myself.
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HMD Andouille Since: 8.6.02 From: Canada Since last post: 184 days Last activity: 108 days # 4 Posted on 11.1.07 2359.52 | Instant Rating: 4.04 Originally posted by The Vile1 In one of the most flagrant examples for celebrity stunt casting in a VA role, Chris Evans is playing Casey Jones. That's if you consider Chris Evans a celebrity. Which I don't. On account of I never heard of 'im. Was It Something I Said?
Whitebacon Banger Since: 12.1.02 From: Fresno, CA Since last post: 38 days Last activity: 12 hours
ICQ: # 5 Posted on 12.1.07 0239.48 | Instant Rating: 6.32 Human Torch from Fantastic Four. I had to look it up, and I don't get how that's stunt casting.
The Vile1 Lap cheong Since: 4.9.02 From: California Since last post: 2653 days Last activity: 2385 days # 6 Posted on 12.1.07 0637.01 | Instant Rating: 2.02 Originally posted by Whitebacon Human Torch from Fantastic Four. I had to look it up, and I don't get how that's stunt casting. Because it's picking a flavor of the month hot, young, live actor instead of picking a more pratical and experienced choice. And Casey Jones is the last thing I think when I see Chris Evans.
Alessandro Lap cheong Since: 2.1.02 From: Worcester MA Since last post: 68 days Last activity: 1 day # 7 Posted on 12.1.07 0939.57 | Instant Rating: 3.04 Originally posted by The Guinness. The CGI looks pretty good. Hmm, maybe it looks better in motion, because I wouldn't use the word "good" to describe that screenshot. And I still think it's a mistake to not shoot a live-action "TMNT" movie with just the Turtles (and Splinter) in CGI ... (edited by CRZ on 12.1.07 0955)
Oliver Scrapple Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 511 days Last activity: 505 days # 8 Posted on 12.1.07 1219.03 | Instant Rating: 4.54 Casey Jones work a mask in the original cartoon, right? Alessandro has one heck of a screenshot in his post, but it's best viewed in its full size: click HERE to check it out. At least on my screen, the edges look slightly jagged in its smaller size. (ign.com) Is the entire movie CGI? Or are there some human actors? If it's all CGI, I don't believe the choice of Chris Evans to VOICE Casey Jones would make a difference unless he's just a terrible voiceover artist. Evans is somewhat capable as an action star: I loved his work in Cellular, and I admit, I also like him in the Fantastic Four. (edited by Oliver on 12.1.07 1119) Got cake?
The Vile1 Lap cheong Since: 4.9.02 From: California Since last post: 2653 days Last activity: 2385 days # 9 Posted on 12.1.07 1400.27 | Instant Rating: 1.92
The entire movie is CGI. Casey Jones still has the mask in this movie, he's just maskless in that shot. Also other than the turtles and Splinter, there are a lot of other creatures and monsters in the story. So it's not just the turtles and Splinter in CG. As far as Evans goes, I don't believe he's done anything that proves he could play a competent Casey Jones. At least not anything close to the level of Elias Koteas. (edited by The Vile1 on 12.1.07 1200)
I loved Farscape as well but want to hold back on my opinions until the miniseries is over. Although I will say that I like the first part a lot.
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