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Can We Talk About the Second Tintin Trailer for a Minute?

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I’ve written a lot here and there about my lack of excitement for The Adventures of Tintin, the much-hyped 3D performance capture CG-animated collaboration between director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson. Most All of that discussion has been negative due to my inherent hatred of both 3D and CG-animated performance capture movies. Actually, I’ve been bitching about it since the day the project was announced. Literally. To sum up what I’ve said in fragments in other posts; I believe this was an immense waste of time for everybody involved, from Spielberg to Jackson to the actors to composer John Williams, all the way down to the brilliant people at Weta Digital in New Zealand whose computers brought this film life. The plan has always been for Spielberg to direct this first movie, and if it did well enough, Jackson would direct a sequel soon after. I’m sure there are some people out there excited about those prospects, but I am not among them. The movie has actually opened already in several other countries (the UK included), but won’t open in the U.S. until December 21. I know, you can’t wait.

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