Watch the trailer below for BATTLESHIP and answer the following questions:
- NEW SCHOOL SPECIAL EFFECTS: Look for any obvious CGI moments but also for any special effects moments where the action is extra dangerous or intense.
- HYPER REALITY: Look for any moments where time is slowed down or sped up, OR things are made to look extra exciting / scary / intense than they actually would be in real life.
- WATERSHED MOMENT: Were any of the special effects you saw in this trailer ‘trailblazing’ or innovative?
a. Find a movie trailer of your own choosing and try to answer the same three questions.
a. EXTRA TRICKY McTOUGH QUESTION: Why wouldn’t a movie company try to include a WATERSHED MOMENT in their movie (special effects, story topic, etc.)?
a. If you want to look at yucky or special effects, check out this video of effects from the SAW movies:
b. Or this one on the making of the Matrix scene: