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.
November 15th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
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.
August 31st, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
I think this might actually be worse than redoing the original trilogy – isn’t half the charm of Star Trek how unapologetically awful the effects are?
July 19th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
July 17th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
Star Wars may be over, but ILM certainly isn’t slowing down – they have a staggering amount of work on their plate, including The Spiderwick Chronicles, Eragon, Transformers and the next Harry Potter film.
For folks wondering about some of the technical aspects involved, eWeek talks to ILM, among others, about digital storage.
May 30th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
Revenge of the Sith wins Best Villain (Palpatine,) Favorite Action Sequence (Anakin/Obi-Wan duel) and Favourite Special Effects at Canada’s Spacey Awards.
January 11th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
Revenge of the Sith is a finalist for three Academy Awards: Makeup, Sound Editing and (of course) Visual Effects.