What words come to mind when you think of a summer tentpole? "Thrilling?" "Spectacular?" "Thunderous"? When director Guillermo del Toro talks about "Pacific Rim," his favorite description is…
David S. Cohen
"Pacific Rim" put Guillermo del Toro back in the director's chair after five years. He was loose, free and in total control throughout a grueling but successful shoot. So why did showing footage from…
With Disney/Marvel's Iron Man clanking to a cool billion worldwide and Paramount's Star Trek Into Darkness on a similar course, one thing has been notably absent: Complaints about 3D conversion.
In the digital, fix-it-in-post age, it's easy to assume that the fantastical images that appear on screens are all created with computer generated imagery.
This summer offers f/x-heavy pics as diverse as any year ever, some of them offering new take on familiar and established franchises.
Visual effects masters are called "magicians" for a reason: They really do seem like conjurers. The only limits on what they can put on the screen seem to be time, budget and imagination.
Pixel by pixel, pic by pic, John Knoll is approaching living-legend status.
Brad Bird (Director, “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol”) "One of the reasons I like him is because he's about not just physics and light and properties. He's down for any crazy idea you want to do…
With Lucasfilm gearing up for a new era of active production of Star Wars films and TV series, the company has upped John Knoll to chief creative officer of Industrial Light & Magic. Knoll joins ILM…
There was a touch of "Jeffrey Katzenberg: This is Your Life" at the BevHilton when the Anti-Defamation League feted the DreamWorks Animation topper as its 2013 Entertainment Industry Award recipient.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%