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There's a lot of cereal eating in this movie This movie could've been campy, but it's quite emotional thanks to great peformances by Geena Davis and Jeff Goldblum Bryce Dallas Howard will be the director for Episode 4 Turns out Nick Nolte was in the first episode. Guess which character he was (Spoilers) RottenTomatoes reviews are coming in now (currently 61% with 28 reviews total) How do you get Negative numbers next to your screenname? I just saw one user here with that Did Todd himself hold white nationalistic views? Did anyone actually get to see this at 120fps and 3D? Anyone think Tony Stark left behind one really flawed EDITH system? They shouldn't have given a first-time director over $200 million View all posts >


Great explanation and interesting background info. Bryce Dallas Howard said in an interview (at least with her episode) it's mostly animatronics/puppetry. And they went with CG when absolutely needed. She would ask the puppet people how far Baby Yoda can go what his limitations were. And then Jon Favreau also said the same thing about wanting it to mostly be puppetry, and he said if they went CG, the CG version had to obey the same grounded physical rules of the puppet, otherwise it would look glaringly 'fake' when the CG version was doing actions the puppet one could never do. Sorry but what is "DT"? One explanation that might work is just pretending Frank Sheeran had a few injuries from war and never emerged the same. Would help my head canon explain why he was in his 40s/50s but moved like he was in his 70s many times. Plus, to be fair, many in their 40s/50s do start developing some aches and pains that inhibit movement. They no longer move like the spry 20-something they used to be. If anyone who has read the book which this movie is based on can chime in, was there any mention of Frank getting injured in the war? I think the lead female forger mentioned that they weren't always like this in the old days, but their numbers diminished. So it was "do bounty hunting", or disappear as a race. I guess they could've become farmers or market sellers, but those people get trampled on and I would assume the Mandalorians, with their history of being some of the toughest warriors in existence, would feel wasted in those roles. And perhaps doing some Bounty Hunting not only lets them recruit more Foundlings to grow their numbers again, but to possibly...get revenge on some thugs who did their people wrong? (just my assumption, I don't know if the Mandalorian code allows for vengeance). Many reviewers made reference to this scene and noticed how old De Niro looked (and same with Pacino's body, which kind of stood out in scenes with the younger Hoffa). Technically, it'd be possible to completely have a young man's CG body but I would imagine the budget costs and delays would've increased dramatically. As Mark Kermode said, if this is one of the film's leading problems (Pacino and De Niro's bodies were always that of a 70-ish year old man), you're still in a good place considering the major fundamental problems that other films have. And the performances are so riveting, they can make us accept it and overlook it. I thought it was strange how Scorsese would pause the film and give useful information about the fate of other characters (I like how that was done), but he chose not to give any information on this Joe Colombo scene which also confused me as I did not know who he was. They briefly flash the "Italian-American Civil Rights League" symbol but you almost have to turn your head to read it fast. Although now that I think about it, Scorsese only paused the footage for the mobster characters who met an unfortunate fate...with the exception of Joe Kennedy passing away. I haven't watched The Wire but I was impressed by his acting. The character wasn't immensely likeable when you first see him but the acting was on point. Even the real-life comedian that played that "good-looking mobster with the shades" (sorry the name escapes me now) did a good job for someone who, as far as I know, did not do any acting before. As a reviewer put it, everyone -- no matter how small the part -- brought their 'A game' in this movie. Nobody wants to look like a slouch next to the acting heavyweights like De Niro, Pesci and Pacino, and so they did the best they could with the lines given. I personally rank IB as top tier Tarantino. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood both impressed me and frustrated me. At times I wasn't sure if I would rank it worse than Death Proof or better. My feelings kept changing all throughout the film. Certain times I thought Leo [i]may[/i] have been miscast and someone slightly older may have been better (also, Leo felt too caricatured to me in many scenes while Brad Pitt always felt real), but then Leo amazes you with his trailer flipout scene. Very clever! View all replies >