Nowadays, with reality television and instantaneous answers at our fingertips, it is often difficult to determine what exactly is real anymore, particularly in film. Computer-generated imagery, i.e. CGI, has become a staple in filmmaking and emerging tehcnology. I’m all for CGI when it’s appropriate. But sometimes using digital in film makes little sense.
The team at Dorkly has composed a list for their Today in Nerd History bit of the absolute worst examples of CGI. In other words, the picks are so completely ridiculous that someone just had to make a video listicle about them, and it’s our pleasure to share it with you. Pixelated poop? Couldn’t you just (gasp) use the real thing? Not to mention the extraneous pubic hair in a certain movie with the word “grey” in the title. And then of course, there’s George Lucas’ tinkering with “Star Wars.”
Can you think of an example of a useless CGI sequence? Check out the video and let us know in the comments below.