Look Who’s Talking

Remember the movie Look Who’s Talking, about the babies with John Travolta? One of the reason why I liked it is because they don’t make the babies’ mouths move; so, it was more like just vocalizing their thoughts. Nowadays, commercials with talking babies (e.g. E-Trade) or animals often have their mouths moving to match the words. If it looked natural, I wouldn’t mind…but it doesn’t…so I do. That being said, I feel the same way about animal videos too. I’d much rather have them “thinking out loud” rather than trying to computer-animate their jaws to look like humans. Kind of like this:

Speak on it!