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 Post subject: George Lucas's Red Tails
PostPosted: Fri Jul 29, 2011 12:04 pm 
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From the historical theater department, the first trailer for Red Tails is out:

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 Post subject: Re: George Lucas's Red Tails
PostPosted: Fri Jul 29, 2011 12:37 pm 
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Effects look pretty decent. I hope Lucas didn't write that much of the screenplay.

The dialog seems to consist entirely of cliches. But heck. That didnt stop me from enjoying "Flyboys". Bring it on!

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 Post subject: Re: George Lucas's Red Tails
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I really want to see it.
Kind of put off by WWII aerial CGI since seeing Pearl Harbor (ghastly film - no Tora Tora Tora for sure), but don't know what any practical alternative would be.
I thought Memphis Belle was good.
I wish Spielberg had made Red Tails instead of Lucas (my favorite Star Wars was the 'first' one - the one without CGI). It would still have had Lucas Film CGI though. At least probably.
Also, I hope it's not a 'politically correct' comic book version of the Tuskeegee Airmen's real story. There's honor & drama enough in that.
But Red Tail P-51s blasting ME-262s to smithereens does look pretty great in the trailer.
Hell I'll go see it just for that.
Didn't really like Fly Boys at all (old enough to have seen Blue Max in the theatre).
But it at least had a caricature of 1st African American combat aviator ever - Eugene Bullard.
His life story is just incredible and would make one hell of a movie.

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 Post subject: Re: George Lucas's Red Tails
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"George Lucas' 'Red T..."
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 Post subject: Re: George Lucas's Red Tails
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Make sure you see it before he starts rewriting it and releasing "special editions" every few years.

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The physics of cgi in all film is usually crap. This one does not seem to be an exception.

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 Post subject: Re: George Lucas's Red Tails
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NickDupree wrote:
"George Lucas' 'Red T..."
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Try this:



This trailer does look good but the trailer for the Phantom Menace also looked good (then again, back then we didn't know how atrocious and offensive Jar Jar Binks will be):



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 Post subject: Re: George Lucas's Red Tails
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It's a paper thin story, relying on childish emotions to bolster a deeply slanted bias toward the American Exceptionalist worldview. But the CGI looks okay, I suppose.

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 Post subject: Re: George Lucas's Red Tails
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Yes, in fact George Lucas said it was a propaganda film. He said that. Those are his words. Lawls.

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