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Awesome Reverse Driving in Happy Toyz Truck


when Bible Salesman is run down.

Driver backed in reverse for about 100 yards or so and not always in a straight line to get Salesman. I'm sure salesman had to run a certain pre-arranged route but it still looked good. That is, assuming it was done all in one take. To discover that what we saw was the result of several backing attempts spliced together would be disappointing.

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That one thing has always bugged me. I drove the semis for 10 years and I never backed up that good. I did enjoy it and still do to this day. In fact I was watching it and and my 12yr old wanted to watch it

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Yet another example of why CGI making anything possible in today's films make them less entertaining for me. I'd rather a small scale tricky stint that looks amazing and that you know was done for real (see the early Bond films for amazing examples) than a giant ridiculous boatload of CGI that's meant to look impressive, but isn't since it took no real skill aside from animation skill.

There's just something for me that's way more exciting and real knowing a real car and driver were involved, or a real building blown up or a real stuntman leapt from a cliff. To me, nothing is impressive when you can just CGI anything you want.

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I tend to agree with you
CGI is great for big superhero or Star Wars type movies... BTW a movie called To Live and Die in L.A. had one of the most insane car chases ive ever seen...LA freeway, hundreds of cars, real stunts...im amazed every time i see it

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I'll have to go watch that now! Thanks for the recommendation.

CGI certainly has its place, doing things that would otherwise be plain impossible or just making models or compositing look much, much better (I'm old enough that I grew up with Star Wars having big matte lines around the ships). I also respect that it can save a stuntman from serious risk.

That said, watching new movies, big action and "stunt" scenes never excite me, as I know they are all CGI. Watching something like the bridge stunt in Man with the Golden Gun might seem small scale today, but it still impresses and excites. Knowing someone really jumped, drove, got set on fire, etc. not only makes it more thrilling, but always looks better, too, IMO.

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You are not wrong pal!

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