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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP09 Apr 2018 9:17 p.m. PST

Was it animatronics, a guy in a suit, or CGI? The eyelid movement is what I find most interesting.

Anyone know? It was "found" in 2011:

YouTube link

Dan

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Oberlindes Sol LIC09 Apr 2018 9:49 p.m. PST

That is actually the guy who ordered the hit on JFK. No CGI or makeup.

D A THB09 Apr 2018 9:59 p.m. PST

Witchcraft?

jdginaz09 Apr 2018 11:41 p.m. PST

"It was "found" in 2011"

Yeah, they "found" it right after they finished creating it.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 3:36 a.m. PST

Usual "fuzzy" photo/film that you see for any "alien" discovery.

Dadster Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 4:39 a.m. PST

O.C. Krill?

nevals10 Apr 2018 5:56 a.m. PST

The simplest explanation is usually the right one. It is real!!!

zoneofcontrol10 Apr 2018 5:57 a.m. PST

I enjoyed reading thru the comments under the linked you tube video. I like the one that questioned how the alien pulls on his skin tight tunic over his huge head and hands. Perhaps the alien is real and the clothing is CG???

Legion 410 Apr 2018 5:58 a.m. PST

GCI, SPFX, etc. … today with all the tech out there, you can't believe anything you see, hear, etc.

Even a well known Hollywood SPFX "master" said the "Alien Autopsy" film would have been hard to fake. But IMO … I'm pretty sure it is a very "Well" done piece of Sci-fi …

Many humans do love their conspiracy theories … tinfoilhat

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 6:38 a.m. PST

Area 51!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 8:08 a.m. PST

Nah, that's the cover story. The REAL story is Area 52!

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 8:35 a.m. PST

I like the one that questioned how the alien pulls on his skin tight tunic over his huge head and hands.

If my mother-in-law can get dressed, this should have no technical challenges.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 8:44 a.m. PST

Nervals: "The simplest explanation is usually the right one. It is real!!!"

LOL. Oh boy!

Dan

Roderick Robertson Fezian10 Apr 2018 9:22 a.m. PST

My brother would say it's real.

I would say that my brother is from Cloud Cuckoo Land.

2011? Heck, just slap some ping-pong balls on Andy Serkus' face and film in front of a green screen. Hey, presto, instant alien.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 9:36 a.m. PST

The large head is a latex prosthetic "bald cap" worn bay an actor (probably a slight female or child). The face remains exposed to give a naturalness to movement. The digital video was then digitally distorted to create the oversized eyes.
The lack of finger movement in the "hands" is also a clue that these are gloves, as movement of the latex would too easily expose that they aren't real hands.
I garner this from observation of the video. The intentional grainy digital filter is a smart touch, but it's still obviously a fake.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 10:47 a.m. PST

Afterthought: the eyelid movement could simply be caused by pumping air into cavities in the "bald cap." A simple squeeze bulb with a tube running to the "eyelids" would cause the "blink" effect quite easily.

Dadster Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 1:56 p.m. PST

Sorry that is O.H. Krill – and here is his errr story..

Some nice sci-fi reading or bwaaaaaa-haaa-haaaa!

link

Oberlindes Sol LIC10 Apr 2018 2:33 p.m. PST

The lack of finger movement in the "hands" is also a clue that these are gloves, as movement of the latex would too easily expose that they aren't real hands.

The lack of hand movement and the overall body stiffness seen in the video suggest that the aliens suffer from arthritis. They are apparently breathing our atmosphere, which may contain contaminants that affect their metabolism, triggering the arthritic effects.

That's the simplest explanation.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 2:37 p.m. PST

Parzival: "the eyelid movement could simply be caused by pumping air into cavities in the "bald cap." A simple squeeze bulb with a tube running to the "eyelids" would cause the "blink" effect quite easily"

Excellent point!

Dan

Ghostrunner10 Apr 2018 3:02 p.m. PST

NOT SURPRISING: This was done with costume effects and CGI.

SURPRISING: The actor is a lizard-like alien who was made to look like a human-like alien.

wrgmr110 Apr 2018 3:19 p.m. PST

etotheipi – made me laugh out loud!!!

Zephyr110 Apr 2018 3:59 p.m. PST

" I like the one that questioned how the alien pulls on his skin tight tunic over his huge head and hands."

Not a problem with Spray-On Clothing(TM)…

Personal logo Ironwolf Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 11:58 p.m. PST

At least they put cloths on it. What is with the naked aliens? If they are smart enough to travel here, I'm sure their gonna be smart enough to wear cloths. lol

Legion 412 Apr 2018 7:10 a.m. PST

That makes too much sense I/wolf … evil grin

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