'The Rocketeer 20th Anniversary' Video Animates Legend in Cutesy Style
Crafted by the talented John Banana, the memorable homage takes the iconic jetpack-wearing hero and turns him into a lovable cartoon character reminiscent of something you'd see in a Pixar film. It's amazing how well the look of the Rocketeer translates from live actors to animation.
There is one eerie thing this 'Rocketeer 20th Anniversary' video made me realize though. Isn't Ironman just simply a modern-day version of Rocketeer?
Implications - With the advent of pseudo-realistic computer graphics that don't yet perfectly emulate humans, consumers are experiencing a phenomenon known as "the uncanny valley," whereby they can only fixate on the inhuman qualities of an animation. Utilizing cute cartoon characters evokes a much more positive response from consumers.Stats for Vintage Superhero Revivals Trending: Older & Mild
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