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Viral Video: The Voyage of the CGI

Is there any Hollywood movie coming out anymore that is not chock full of computer-generated imagery?

Apparently not, from the look of this new trailer for the latest film based on the series of classic books by C.S. Lewis, “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.”

It’s due at Christmas and seems packed full–even in this short clip–with more techie eye candy than usual, including a painting of the sea on the wall that floods a room.

Check it out:


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus