Maybe not the most exciting video in the world, but an intriguing look into an aspect of the movie that is often neglected. (via)
April 21st, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
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No surprise here: Five ILM films are on the preliminary list for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. The list of 15 will be narrowed down to 8 finalists, and from there to the 3 Oscar nominees.
July 19th, 2007 by Dunc · 1 Comment
Yoda is #5 on Entertainment Weekly’s ten favorite CG characters. Aside from the fact that most of us first fell for Yoda in puppet form, I have a hard time taking seriously any list that includes Casper the Friendly Ghost. Fun fact: ILM is responsible for 60% of the list. (Including Casper. Sorry dudes.)
July 9th, 2007 by jawajames · Comments Off
Producer Frank Marshall explained this approach to the New Haven Register: “Steven is very aware of the process and we’re not cheating with CG (computer graphics) at all. It keeps the B movie feel.”
Also, principal shooting in New Haven has wrapped, and the crew is off to Hawaii for more filming.
January 26th, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
December 19th, 2006 by Dunc · 1 Comment
Variety (via Hyperspace) reports that Casino Royale, Eragon, Night at the Museum, X-Men: The Last Stand, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Poseidon and Superman Returns are finalists for the three visual effects Oscar nominee spots. ILM worked on Pirates, Posidon, and Eragon.
December 16th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
Industrial Light & Magic has launched a site that gives fans a detailed look at their work on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.
November 15th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
Oh no! Sci-fi movies might look chintzy on a high-def TV set. As a big fan of movies that look like ‘crap’ on a regular TV, I’m not all that worried.
August 31st, 2006 by Dunc · 2 Comments
Twitch Guru looks at CGI Gone Awry: The Worst Special Effects of the Computer-Generated Era. Among the honored: The Hulk, Van Helsing, Wild Wild West, and the ’97 Jabba from the ANH Special Edition. I agree, and to up the odds: CGI Jabba was way, way worse than Han shooting first. Discuss.