Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by gaastra » March 2nd, 2021, 11:08 am

RT score of 96! It's getting great reviews as well! Many say the animation looks incredible on the big-screen! May have to go to the movies this weekend to see it!

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by Daniel » March 2nd, 2021, 3:07 pm

Clip featuring young Raya. Odd camera movements!

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by Ben » March 2nd, 2021, 7:29 pm

Not so much bothered by the camera, which I think THR also touched on in their review, but I’m still not seeing the apparently good animation here...!? :?

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by Randall » March 2nd, 2021, 9:04 pm

...keeping in mind that to many reviewers, "animation" can also mean background design, color design, etc.

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Post by Farerb » March 2nd, 2021, 10:01 pm

Especially her father's face.

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Post by Farerb » March 3rd, 2021, 1:47 pm

Resurrection of Kelly Marie Tran: On Surviving 'Star Wars' Bullying, the Pressures of Representation, and 'Raya and the Last Dragon'
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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by Daniel » March 3rd, 2021, 3:21 pm

Nice concept art. Land of Talon (first one) is my favorite.

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Post by Bill1978 » March 4th, 2021, 4:40 am

The problem with seeing concept art is that I start to imagine what a CG movie would have looked like if done hand drawn. And truthfully I only do this with Disney films, since that's their history. I never do it with Pixar concept art.

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by Ben » March 4th, 2021, 5:34 am

I do think mostly, though, that not only is concept art increasingly digital anyway, but that CG is probably closer to the detail and depth than would be achieved in a traditional production technique. Once you start to "flatten out" all that to accommodate the characters and the need to create all the backgrounds, then CG actually does make quite the case for itself in preserving the initial look. I find the Pixar art to be much more hyper-real or stylised as a result, since it is always designed with the change to CG in mind and usually goes for tone or mood over a concept for an actual scene. That all said, I would still love Disney to produce a gorgeously fluid traditional feature again.

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by Daniel » March 4th, 2021, 4:04 pm

Tomorrows the big day. Theaters and Premier Access on Disney+. Like I mentioned already, I'll wait for when it goes free. I'm not exactly itching to see it. My local theater is still closed so even if I wanted to I would be out of luck. With things still how they are, I don't even think I would want to try...

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by gaastra » March 4th, 2021, 6:07 pm

Refuse to waste $30 on disney access crap i don't even own. Might go to the movies to see it but may not get to go this weekend. (at least i would get out unlike that access crap.) Our movies is doing a good job with safety. (better then our wal-mart is!)

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by James » March 4th, 2021, 7:11 pm

Two to three tickets to the theatre can cost $30, and at home you can watch if as much as you want for that much. So I think it’s a pretty good deal especially for families with kids.

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Post by Bill1978 » March 5th, 2021, 1:53 am

As a single person with no kids or anyone else living in their house, it's just not worth the $35 I have to pay in Oz. The cinema experience will be cheaper, even with food and a drink. I'll make a day of it since I need to travel to my local cinema, so a mini adventure awaits me tomorrow. And so grateful that Australia acted quickly and smartly with covid so I can go back to the cinema safely. I worked out I haven't been in a cinema since Jumanji: The Next Level. Which I'm glad I saw after Cats cause I would feel really embarrassed saying the last movie I saw in a cinema was Cats.

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by Ben » March 5th, 2021, 10:18 am

:lol:

I would be feline your pain if that was the case!

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Re: Disney's Raya And The Last Dragon

Post by gaastra » March 5th, 2021, 5:22 pm

Raya and tom and jerry expected to do good this weekend.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... box-office

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