Here's a video for everyone who is thinking the photo-realistic Avatar approach to CG is the be all and end all of animation. This video chooses a low poly aesthetic that looks really cool and gave the filmmakers the chance to focus on what's important in any film, the story. They give you like 10 seconds to start caring for the character (which you do), and then plunge him into danger, and then they tip the whole thing on its head. Excellent piece of cinema, check it out.
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