Here is an interview done in 2006 with Ray Harryhausen on the point of remaking a film like King Kong and Clash of the Titans...
OK, so some of you would say, "C'mon old man, get with the times! Stop Motion is SO fake!" He hits it right on the head with the description of its "nightmare quality". I don't think I have ever been mesmerized or traumatized by videogame visuals. Stop motion visually is tangible. CGI, no matter how detailed is still hollow looking, void of any dimension, a 2-D rendering in a 2-D medium.
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