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Digital Damnation, or Denying Dignity to the Dead with Computer Generated Doppelgangers

13 January 2017 9:20 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Anghus Houvouras on digital resurrection…

No. Hell no. This needs to stop and needs to be stopped in its infancy. Snuffed out before this demon baby matures into a fully grown ideological hellspawn that feasts on our cinematic souls.

I might be one of the few people who was genuinely irked at seeing the late, great Peter Cushing dragged through the uncanny valley in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. And it wasn’t about the dodgy realism but the idea of taking a great, charismatic performer and trying to replicate that magic digitally. The more I thought about it, the angrier I became. Peter Cushing was a legend. A presence. And the idea that someone so compelling and iconic could be replaced by a digital doppelgänger is an affront to the concept of performance.

This morning I read that Disney iss ‘negotiating’ with Carrie Fisher’s family about her »

- Anghus Houvouras

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