It’s a featurette on matte painting at Industrial Light and Magic! There’s a Star War or two…
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 […]
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 […]
The BBC has a nice interview with Ray Harryhausen, Stop-Motion and SFX Overlord!
Nice shots from Jaws, including some behind the scene pics and Ben Gardner’s special effects dead head and a mechanical shark dock. Thanks, Rakshasa! (via <a href="http://blackholereviews.blogspot.com/")
Terry Pratchett talks a little trash about Doctor Who: “The unexpected, unadvertised solution which kisses it all better is known as a deus ex machina – literally, a god from the machine. And a god from the machine is what the Doctor now is… And yet, I will […]
Stopmotion and special effects master, Ray Harryhausen is interviewed at The Telegraph and discusses the Science Fiction League meetings he attended with Ray Bradbury, special effects now and Avatar.