The exclusive R-Rated Beowulf trailer from Comic-Con 2007 has finally been released online. Yes, you get to see a digital motion/performance captured Angelina Jolie naked (kinda, she has some sort of mud on all the important spots). People are calling this the “Restricted” or “R-Rated” teaser trailer, but the film is to be rated PG-13, so I’m not quite sure how the trailer could have a more restrictive rating. But heck, “PG-13 Comic-Con Trailer” doesn’t sound as appealing, does it? You should also know going in, that much of this trailer was cut for the 3D experience. There are parts where blood is coming off the screen at the audience. So in 2D, the same trailer is not quite as impressive.
I’m still not sure about this film. I enjoy the 3D experience at the movie theater, and will see the film just for that alone. But I found the story lacking the audience empathy that is required to make this kind of journey. And I’m still not sure I understand the point of motion capture if you’re just going to make the actor or actress look like themselves.Â Check out the uncensored comic-con teaser trailer after the jump.
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