It’s a featurette on matte painting at Industrial Light and Magic! There’s a Star War or two…
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century shares her thoughts on Species at Syfy Wire! “Sex in the City‘s fifth cast member: Species in the City. Fund it.”
The Heat Vision has an oral history of Predator (1987). “Whether it was the heat of the jungle or the haze of time that accrues over three decades, the stories from people involved took on almost a Rashomon-like quality. Why did the studio shut the film down? How […]
Cinetropolis has a vintage feature on the making of Silent Running (1972). “Here writer and first time director Douglas Trumbull, famous now for his pioneering special effects work and advances in cinematography, guides us through every aspect of the making of his sci-fi parable, with great insights from […]
At Vox, Phil Edwards profiles special effects master Eiji Tsuburaya and interviews August Ragone about Tsuburaya’s career. “A director, cinematographer, and producer, Tsuburaya is best known for creating the special effects behind Japanese classics like Godzilla (1954), Mothra (1961), and many other films where the giant monsters called […]
Make-up artist Lucia Pittalis transforms herself into Rambo, Walter White, Bette Davis, Iggy Pop and many more.
Drive-In Mob has a variety of tremendous ringtones from In Like Flint‘s Derek Flint speaking porpoise to the Wilhelm Scream as well as other shenanigans like a club mix and “Sissy Goforth and The Seven Dwarf’s Yodel Song” created from Boom (1968). Drive-In Mob, it’s the shock of […]