It was all going so well. A top-notch animation studio. Cutting-edge motion capture gear. John Hurt narrating. A rich universe of characters, races, and technologies to choose from. Gorgeous set design concept art. The Ultramarines movie was going to be just what I've been waiting to see since I was twelve years old.
Then the other day they posted this crap:
So now it looks like this movie will have some smoke, some marines shooting at... something, I guess, and some really crappy rendering.
I'll still see it. But I'm no longer on the edge of my seat waiting for updates.
Instead, I have to just go on hoping that they'll one day make a live-action HALO movie: