Sonic the hedgehog movie trailer

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  1. Mr. Adventure

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    If it somehow was some kind of "troll trailer" than it was pretty brilliant in scaring up a bunch of press (any press is good press?).
     
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  2. Kemaiku

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    I *am* enjoying the TEETH fallout thing. As if him eating chilli dogs for 20+ years didn't already imply human teeth, which he had in all the comics/cartoons.
     
  3. JirinPanthosa

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    If they were going to do a Sonic movie it should have been in a fully CGI world. Cartoon looking CGI mixes very poorly with live actors. This is a terrible trend they need to end. Let cartoons be cartoons. The combination looks absolutely ****ing hideous.
     
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  4. Kemaiku

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    There's 20+ years of extended canon from a ton of official and fan material to make a trilogy from so damn easily, this was the biggest waste.
     
  5. Awesome Possum

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    Well not against, they just wanted people to talk about the Sonic trailer when they went to see it. They are talking, but not the way they wanted.
     
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  6. Kemaiku

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    If creating polar opposites is what they were going for, heh. Some realistic depictions of MewTwo are worse than this Sonic, but DP manages to make him pretty impressive.
     
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  7. Awesome Possum

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    Not anymore, blending animation and live-action has worked successfully many times. That’s the major draw of Detective Pikachu, seeing real people in a real world with Pokémon. But the Pokémon look like what we’ve seen for 20 years, just with depth and details.

    Well he looks like Mewtwo from the game and anime. In fact, they just look like less detailed drawing of the live-action version. The Sonic designers overthought it and went for realism which erased some of what made Sonic identifiable as Sonic. There’s a right balance with any design work and they screwed up.
     
  8. tomalak301

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    It's no different from having DC or Marvel movies in front of it's opposite. It happens all the time. They just need to fill 10+ minutes of trailer content that targets the demographic.
     
  9. Kemaiku

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    Exactly, Sonic waxes his quills back into their look, it's not a natural thing (Amy in the comics back in the 90's had side shaves and swepped up spines in a butch look for a while etc)
     
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  10. The Wormhole

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    Not that I recall. And indeed, his IMDB shows he's had steady work up to now. He just hasn't had much big projects. Indeed, the last movie of his I remember hearing about was Kick-Ass 2, where he turned kind of sanctimonious after filming it trying to condemn the movie as too violent. Ironic that he's now playing a villain.
    I remember seeing the Star Trek Beyond trailer attached to The Force Awakens. Though it really amused me when the Shazam trailer was attached to Captain Marvel.
     
  11. Owain Taggart

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    Yep, that's what I've been saying all along. I think it does a disservice to any IP that attempts it. Too many compromises end up being made, it alienates fans of the IPs, and just confuses anyone just coming into it.
     
  12. JD

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    I don't know it looks like it worked pretty well in Detective Pikachu, and it's worked out pretty well in things like Star Wars, the MCU, Lord of the Rings, ect.
    So how long do we think it will be before they pull a Smurfs and do a fully animated reboot that is closer to the games' canon? After the reaction the trailer got, I can't see this being successful enough for the franchise to continue in this form.
     
  13. Kemaiku

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    This is going to be released finally, after years of labour and headaches for Paramount, they'll take the financial loss, and give the rights back. Someday we'll get a proper animated CGI movie...after everyone forgets about this thing.
     
  14. ITDUDE

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    Or it could be another Street Fighter and Super Mario Brothers where no one wants to touch the IP with a ten foot pole.
     
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  15. Owain Taggart

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    Some IPs make for better cinematic magic than others. Some seem to take a lot more effort than they'd be reasonably worth to make something work for the screen.
     
  16. King Daniel Beyond

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    Paramount: Cancel Star Trek 4, the real money is in reimagining Sonic the Hedgehog!
     
  17. ITDUDE

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    Well, this movie will teach them about priorities. If nothing else it’s good news for Trek fans. Once this movie bombs they’ll beg Chris and Chris to come back to make Star Trek 4. Oh and QT, have all the money for your movie too!
     
  18. Kemaiku

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    They bought the rights before Trek '09 came out. It's not like they made this decision post Beyond.

    Anyway:
     
  19. JD

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    They've released the second trailer, with the much improved redesign of Sonic.

    Definitely like this design, a lot better.
     
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  20. Romulan_spy

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    Yeah, it looks a lot better. In fact, the trailer is also a better trailer all around, I think. Definitely makes the movie look pretty fun.
     
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