Thursday, January 5, 2017

GGI Sore

These stars shine undimmed on our screens
Incarnate in glimmering scenes
But the slob misbehaves
Who's robbing their graves
With tarnishing sim-like machines.

David Cairns

Peter Cushing first portrayed Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars.(George Lucas; 1977). The actor died in 1994, but for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Gareth Edwards; 2016), CGI technicians grafted his features onto the head of another actor. How long before this troubling procedure becomes common practice? Here's a report from Variety.

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