July 21, 2009

Rotten Tomatoes Promises That We Will Swoon: Day Two on the Set Report

Rotten Tomatoes has their Day Two set report up, and they share lots of cool details. I was most excited to read about 1) improved 'more realistic' action effects and 2) RPattz's chest:

While the first Twilight film used plenty of wire work to achieve the look of vampires running/climbing with effortless ease (an effect criticized for a lack of weightiness and realism), wires here were being used in quite a different way. Stunt coordinator JJ Makaro, who paused for a moment to chat, said that the crew was making deliberate pains to make New Moon's action look more realistic.

"We have wire work, but we're really trying to not do a lot of it," he explained. "We don't want to get into the Hong Kong - floaty stuff that you see all the time, vampires hanging in the air and all of that. It's a tough call, because wires are wires, and the inherent problem with them is exactly that. They get floaty on you. So we're having a heck of a time trying to find the balance that gives us enough to make it supernatural without it being over the top."

Pattinson wore a dark burgundy hooded robe, his chest exposed. And yes, it was impeccably hairless and like alabaster, just as Meyer wrote it. Girls will swoon. Greene stood next to him, wearing a white and gray striped robe and red gloves. Stewart stood between them in black jeans, a short sleeved shirt, and sneakers.
Read the rest of the report at Rotten Tomatoes.

5 comments:

  1. I Loved this story, they are bang on when they said interviewers should be asking Kristen and Rob about their craft and not gossipy crap.
    I would love to know how they can repeat scene after scene, over and over again and maintain their motivation!
    How do they know when they find that right balance.
    These movies have to have such an overwhelming emotional structure to them if they follow the books, it must be exhausting.

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  2. .....November 20th.......tick tock...tick tock

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  3. Very exciting!! Can't wait- to see if the special effects are less cheesy, than in Twilight!

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