1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

Should Peter Jackson update LOTR with better graphics?

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by Drain Bamage, Aug 26, 2018.

  1. Drain Bamage Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2017
    Messages:
    19,490
    Likes Received:
    7,489
    Location:
    USA
    Go back and watch the LOTR in HD, some of those special effects are getting pretty bad looking. Especially in Fellowship.

    I'm sure they have all the original plates and could update the CGI and compositing so it looks a lot cleaner without fucking things up too much. That being said, would you support this?
     
  2. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2010
    Messages:
    42,942
    Likes Received:
    11,991
    Location:
    Super Fight League Corporate HQ
    I think he should replace all of the swords with walkie talkies.
     
  3. loyalyolayal Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2010
    Messages:
    35,644
    Likes Received:
    4,847
    Username checks out.
     
  4. HelloJapan Talking loud and saying nothing. Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2014
    Messages:
    18,258
    Likes Received:
    879
    Location:
    Vancouver, Canada
    I'm not watching that shit again.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  5. AGGAMEMNON66 ———Villain———

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2010
    Messages:
    42,190
    Likes Received:
    2,360
    Location:
    as distant as the horizon
    One does not simply update LOTR with ‘better graphics’
     
  6. Zer Steel Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2010
    Messages:
    27,136
    Likes Received:
    14,902
    Update LOTR in 2018?

    Black Frodo ... White Orcs ... Make Mordor Great Again dialogue... Purple haired transgender Legolas ...

    I'd need pics of Legolas before I comment further
     
  7. TheRuthlessOne Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2014
    Messages:
    35,219
    Likes Received:
    727
  8. spin Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2008
    Messages:
    17,643
    Likes Received:
    0
  9. Medical Marijuana Man Buddah Buddah Buddah Banned

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2015
    Messages:
    14,699
    Likes Received:
    4
    He should let George Lucas do it
     
  10. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2010
    Messages:
    42,942
    Likes Received:
    11,991
    Location:
    Super Fight League Corporate HQ
    I don't like mithril. It's coarse and irritating, and it gets everywhere.
     
  11. moreorless87 Straba

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    46,936
    Likes Received:
    8,592
    I think there is actually room for a "middle edit", halfway between the shorter threactrical versions and the longer extended version, for the latter two films anyway I think the extended cut adds some important stuff but also some dodgy stuff. Could do that and a bit of an FX update before putting them out at the cinema again, LOTR branded diapers for Return of the King at 4+ hours.
     
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2018
  12. El_Dyablo619 Head of C.I.A.

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2003
    Messages:
    11,706
    Likes Received:
    2,210
    Location:
    SoCal
    hqdefault.jpg
     
  13. El_Dyablo619 Head of C.I.A.

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2003
    Messages:
    11,706
    Likes Received:
    2,210
    Location:
    SoCal
    in all seriousness, he could do The Silmarillion with today's cgi would be good
     
  14. Law Talkin’ Guy The Worm

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2015
    Messages:
    18,425
    Likes Received:
    12,980
    I can’t imagine a Silmarillion movie being good by anyone. Maybe a series. It’s just too disjointed as a narrative to make into a cohesive movie.
     
  15. Wrath of Foamy Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2007
    Messages:
    5,884
    Likes Received:
    2,529
    I find that I can notice green screens a lot more, ever since I entered my 30's, even with modern movies.

    Leave classics as they are.
     
  16. Cantona7 Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2007
    Messages:
    1,756
    Likes Received:
    570
    Location:
    Gloucester, UK
    I think The Hobbit films are proof that Peter Jackson really should move on from Middle Earth...
     
  17. There is a show coming out, biggest budget for a tv show in history
     
  18. ClubFoot Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone. Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2010
    Messages:
    7,111
    Likes Received:
    2,032
    1A732823-161D-4105-98B1-1C92A1782296.jpeg
     
  19. loyalyolayal Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2010
    Messages:
    35,644
    Likes Received:
    4,847
    [​IMG]
     
  20. OverCoronavirus Pressure Mayberry = War Room, WR = OT. Shit. Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2015
    Messages:
    62,854
    Likes Received:
    14
    Location:
    5/7/89 Grateful Dead show, Frost amphitheatre
    I would say first, he needs to learn how to edit himself down from four hours. Cut out the bloat.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.