David Copperfield has launched a new production shingle called Red Safe in his hometown of Las Vegas that both formalizes his ongoing consulting relationship with Hollywood producers and sets him on…
This found-footage tale of astronauts searching for signs of life near Jupiter is a reasonably plausible and impressively controlled achievement.
A humorless tone and relentlessly noisy aesthetics drag down this heavily hyped, brilliantly marketed tentpole attraction.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
- Warren Beatty Honored by Kirk Douglas, Don Cheadle at Santa Barbara Fete
- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
As worldwide distribution and co-production deals generate more coin for TV drama production, they up the ante for production values as well as in the race for the Creative Arts Emmys. Captured on…
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…
This summer offers f/x-heavy pics as diverse as any year ever, some of them offering new take on familiar and established franchises.
It's an ultra-graphic twist on the usual man-to-wolf metamorphosis that makes many previous dramatizations lean a little too liberally on quick cuts, smoke and magically appearing hair and fangs.
Pic's Bulgarian-made CGI does the most damage in Antoine Fuqua's intense, ugly, White-House-under-siege actioner.
Auds already know vfx is a "major" category. Why doesn't the Acad?
An inspired mashup of zombie heart and romantic-comedy brains, "Warm Bodies" offers a welcome twist on the living-dead canon, even if the decidedly femme-skewed results ignore pretty much every rule…
As far as many visual effects mavens were concerned, the Disney-Lucasfilm merger sent a great disturbance through the Force