Cartoon vs. LIVE ACTION

The film “Beetlejuice” lives unto a world itself……. nothing else looks like it.

And within the limitations of technology, you can do SOME THINGS but can’t go completely hog-wild.

I guess you can draft anything with animation– even further with super CGI effects, but sometimes “less is more” and you make up for it “with character”.

And stop-motion effects……. there is something “oddly more believable” with the herky-jerky movements while all-too-smooth computer animation just makes people “unsettled”.

Somewhere “between here & there” we seek to give the audience an explosively-entertaining movie WITHOUT “COMPLETELY LOSING IT”.

Remember, Beetlejuice is the kind of fiend “up to no good” behind the factory or gas station like a hangdog stink of bargain-basement derangement.

Pay him “his due”…… and don’t forget to call his name: “BEETLEJUICE” (X’s 3).

He’s “closer than you think”……

Cartoon vs. LIVE ACTION

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