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All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →
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Building a Beguiling Bengal Tiger

VFX supervisor Bill Westenhofer discusses some of the mind-blowing visual effects of Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. Life of Pi is not a movie about mathematics, but numbers played a big role ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks ‘Guardians’ Brings in $32.4 Million

The long Thanksgiving weekend was good to DreamWorks Animation and the band of legendary childhood heroes featured in Rise of the Guardians. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the much-anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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Paris FX to Spotlight ‘Skyfall,’ ‘Cloud Atlas’

The annual animation and vfx show Paris FX will highlight the French and British post-production artists behind Skyfall, Cloud Atlas and Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia, Variety ... Continue Reading →
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Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ to Premiere at N.Y. Film Festival

Director Ang Lee’s much anticipated feature Life of Pi is scheduled to premiere at the 50th New York Film Festival as its Opening Night Gala program in September. The selection will ... Continue Reading →
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The World of Philip K. Dick Reimagined

Director Len Wiseman brings a fresh visual kick to the brave new world of Total Recall. When you think of Philip K. Dick’s seminal sci-fi story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale, ... Continue Reading →
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Vampire Weekend Off to a Good Start

It’s going to be a “vampires vs. the superheroes” kind of a weekend. Tim Burton’s take on TV soap opera Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp as the vampire Barnabas, opens in ... Continue Reading →