More Like the Uncanny Chasm: Tarzan 3D Trailer
A quick show of hands, has anyone ever actually enjoyed the look and feel of a motion capture film? I don't mean using the technology tactically in the midst of a larger film, like the construction of Gollum in Lord of the Rings. Because seriously, I cannot understand the appeal. Motion capture is like a technology designed explicitly to create simulacra of life completely devoid of souls.
Tarzan 3D is still looking for a distributor. Check out the new international trailer and see if you can put your finger on why companies aren't lining up around the block to put money into getting this thing into theaters.
Sweet triumphant music on a stick, you didn't land on the moon, you climbed a freaking tree. I guess the triumph was supposed to be in our jaws dropping at the scenery, but I must be spoiled by watching "Nature" on PBS in HD. Also, I climbed taller trees on my Dreamcast back in 1999, and they had less pixels.
It could be worse. Tom Hanks could have played every single role. There needs to be a special seminar on ethics in film school that includes a module called "Friends don't let Friends Motion Capture."
Pajiba Love Express
Here's some Daveed Diggs for you. On Daveed Diggs' digs, actually. That man does things with clothes that should not make sense, but are absolutely perfect. (Go Fug Yourself)
Woody Allen has "so moved on" from his daughter's accusations and says he never even thinks about it. He equates her words about him to a bad review he won't read and comments on how wacky it is that Mia Farrow is his mother-in-law. He is the worst. (Celebitchy)
Not The Worst but still very gross: Leonardo DiCaprio and his
Here are 5 under-the-radar shows. I had never even heard of the first two. (Uproxx)