Talk:Walking with Dinosaurs (film)

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Article title[edit]

It should be noted that there are a variety of titles used for this film, including Walking with Dinosaurs 3D, Walking with Dinosaurs: The Movie, and just Walking with Dinosaurs. I opted for simplicity until we can see what most reliable sources call the film as the release date gets closer. Thanks, Erik (talk | contribs) 21:15, 26 May 2013 (UTC)

Credit inconsistency[edit]

There is inconsistency in sources about who is credited as the directors and the screenwriters. This is the movie trailer page at Apple iTunes, and it mentions Neil Nightingale and Pierre de Lespinois as the directors. It also mentions John Collee as the sole screenwriter. However, this from Variety last January mentions Neil Nightingale and Barry Cook as the directors. It also mentions John Collee and Theodore Thomas as the screenwriters. Earlier coverage of this film mentions Neil Nightingale and Pierre de Lespinois as directors, so it is unclear why Barry Cook seems to have replaced de Lespinois. Thomas's role is also unclear, though he may have done a rewrite of Collee's work. Wanted to lay out the situation here. In the article, I went with the movie trailer page's credits until we know more. Erik (talk | contribs) 16:00, 31 May 2013 (UTC)


It's a documentary film? But it looks wery nice! Blogorgonopsid 15:45, 9 October 2013 +1 (UTC)

Czech Wikipedia[edit]

Resolved: Erik (talk | contribs) 21:06, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

In Czech Wikipedia is article called "Putování s dinosaury (film)", please take it to langagues section. Blogorgonopsid 14:25 30th October 2013 +1 (UTC)

Partial revert of changes[edit]

Regarding this, I have partially reverted some changes as seen here. I would like to explain each change since an edit summary will not suffice:

  • Poster width specification is unnecessary and only applies when the image is smaller than the default (e.g., The American Gangster). Also, a border is not needed here. Borders only apply to poster images that have a white background and need outlining (e.g., 12 Years a Slave).
  • IMDb is not generally trusted for credits, especially for upcoming films. We need an independent listing to ID the crew members. A final poster could have a billing block that does this.
  • BBC Earth and Evergreen Films are the main studios here. They hire other companies like Animal Logic to help them. We should not bloat the "studio" field with every company involved in some way. IM Global is not even a "studio".
  • "Animated dinosaur film" is inaccurate. The backdrop is live-action, and of course the dinosaurs are animated.
  • For "Cast", the added names are not verified to be in the film. This was old news, and the names were not mentioned in the recent reports about Leguizamo and company. Also, ellipses are better than "as" for this list because the actors aren't physically portraying the dinosaurs. They're just voicing them. It's a way to connect the names without that actual personification.
  • In "External links", it is too soon to link to Box Office Mojo, Rotten Tomatoes, and Metacritic. I'm commenting them out in the meantime.

Thanks, Erik (talk | contribs) 20:14, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

This identifies crew members for the film, and I have now included them in the article. Comparing this reliable source to IMDb, we can see that Luke Hetherington is not officially identified as a producer, and Jeremiah O'Driscoll is officially identified as an editor (where IMDb did not name him). This confirms that we need to confirm such credits outside IMDb for upcoming films. Erik (talk | contribs) 16:46, 9 December 2013 (UTC)

References to use[edit]

References to use. Erik (talk | contrib) (ping me) 14:20, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 8 January 2014[edit]

Resolved: Erik (talk | contrib) (ping me) 19:56, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

Please give the plot for Walking with dinosaurs from start to finish; it should replace synopsis. KPGFire45 (talk) 20:41, 8 January 2014 (UTC)

@KPGFire45: No one has come by yet to write a plot summary. I have not seen the film myself. Erik (talk | contribs) 20:52, 8 January 2014 (UTC)


Resolved: Erik (talk | contrib) (ping me) 19:56, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

I have seen the movie and am going to right the plot when I have time. Ig44165 (talk) 20:19, 13 February 2014 (UTC)

@Ig44165: Are you able to add the plot summary? Erik (talk | contrib) (ping me) 12:45, 20 February 2014 (UTC)