In Honor Of Its 10th Birthday, Here Are 7 CGI Creations Creepier Than 'The Polar Express'
It's been ten years since The Polar Express hit theaters, which marks ten years since audiences realized there was a limit to the amount of computer graphics people wanted in their movies. Don't get me wrong, I actually think it's a cute movie with a nice message, but looking at those computer-constructed faces, something just feels wrong.
But studios didn't really learn their lesson, or the demands of the movie's plot sometimes overstepped the budget. There have been a lot of times when recent movies have ventured into the uncanny valley, the term for visuals that are not quite cartoon, but not quite real either. Here are a few of the most egregious examples.