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Old 10-07-2013, 05:27 PM   #83
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For one, ant hormones could be used to guide tracks ants to a certain destination. I agree that effects would've been required for a lot of those scenes, just certain ones could've been helped.

As someone really interested in special effects, who has watched many a FX breakdowns, the task of making realistic ants should've been to difficult to accomplish.

I just think the production team wimped out. I mean they used an entire room of living snakes in Raiders, but couldn't pull off a swarm of ants?

I understand that CGI would've been needed no matter what, I'm just saying real ants for parts could've added to the believability of the scene. I too really like the scene, with an homage to the raiders fist fight.

The prairie dogs are still unforgivable. How can you not get a shot of a prairie dog running into a hole? That's all they do.
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