Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - what did they do to the actors' faces?

Just finished watching the film tonight and I kind of found it unpleasant to watch. Every actor in the movie has had something done to their faces that made it an uncanny valley situation. It seemed like CGI but wikipedia didn’t shed any light.

You have the real actors acting, so why do you need to CGI them? Totally unpleasant. CGI the dinosaurs all you want, I don’t know what dinosaurs look like. But I know what real people look like so when you CGI them I will notice. Yucky.

Theodore Saul Rex of the Screen Saurian’s Equity Guild: “I don’t care, it doesn’t matter. You have to treat all the participants equally unless you get a waiver. If the mammalians don’t get CGI’d, you can’t CGI the others”

Examples? Screencaps? I don’t remember experiencing this at all.

I’m not seeing it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAf3IBKWubo

The only thing I can think of is that the light is very blue-green, even when they get back to the land scene. So if you usually use the warm-white bulbs, it could look very strange in comparison. Most Americans are becoming accustomed to more blue light due to compact fluorescent and LED light fixtures.

Hmm, I don’t think it comes through as well just in a screenshot, but this one looks digitally processed, and hence unnatural (cartoonish), to me:

Maybe I’m just tripping.

Here’s a 3 minute scene from the movie - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-vP7WgMkpA

Can you point to an example from that, since I’m not seeing anything out of the ordinary. Other than the fact that it’s an awful movie.

OK, in that one I think I see what the OP is talking about. It’s the air-brushed make-up. It makes their faces look plasticy, like they are barbie dolls or something. In the close-up where you can see the sweat rolling down the seated guy’s face, the make-up looks normal though.

It may be only true in the CGI’d scenes. It does seem to be worse whenever there’s a dinosaur in shot.

I’ve not seen Fallen Kingdom, so I can’t speak to what happens in it, but digital retouching is done to actors faces in some movies. Here’s an article about it. From the article:

I don’t know if Chris Pratt or Bryce Dallas Howard required extra digital retouching, or someone making the movie required it, but you very well could have seen CGI enhancement of faces.