Johnny Mnemonic: Beijing Model Shot Comparison

After careful inspection of the trailer for JM, only one notable difference stood out to me: the model shot of the Beijing NAS protest march. Compare:

From the (HD transfer of the) film:

Beijing Model

Versus the (HD transfer of the) trailer:

Beijing Model Shot - Cut?

It looks like every building has been tweaked, with added details, signage and colors. I suspect it was changed late in the filmmaking process, as every other shot in the trailer appears to be final; ie, no low-res, prototype CGI, for example.


Author: Staff Writer

Thirty-something graphic designer trapped in a boring part of Florida.

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