I recently purchases the original Star Wars trilogy (A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and the Return of the Jedi), and I noticed that it had been all digitally remasterd, so I thought great it's going to look really good.
So I come to watch it and I notice that there seems to be a whole load of digitally aniamted characters, and I see that they have replaced some of the puppet work or model work (whatever it was) with CGI.
I wouldn't usually be bothered with something like this, but the more I watched of the trilogy the more I became disgusted with it, personally I think replacing characters such as Jabba the Hut with CGI was a really stupid move, It's like they have done it just because they can, maybe they had the idea of making it look better, but really, in my opinion it made it look worse.
They should have just used CGI to make it look better, kind of what they do to Disney films to make them brighter. That would have been enough, I'm sure, but instead they have to play around with it. The model work in Star Wars, I think was what made it such a ground breaking film in the first place and now I feel some what let down, the whole thing runied my enjoyment of the trilogy.
I had a good mine to send the DVD's back, but then I thought, the chances of getting a copy of the trilogy on DVD that hadn't been remasterd would be pretty slim, so i'll just have to make do. I am a fan of CGI, but I think that the industry has started to use it excessively and instead of making films better it is making them, in a way samey to every other film that uses CGI.