It’s unusual nowadays for the backers of a tentpole film to announce the vfx studio or studios well in advance. Security considerations alone can trump such an announcement. But “Valerian and the…
Denis Villeneuve convinces Jake Gyllenhaal to undertake a journey into the subconscious with "Enemy," a simultaneously unsettling and exasperating work of speculative fiction.
The word has gone out again in visual effects business: "There's trouble in Montreal." Quebec's new incentives are turning Montreal into a burgeoning hotspot for the global vfx biz. But the city has…
This flashy but flimsy magic-themed caper plods along without ever quite fulfilling its potential.
The teenage years can, don't we all know, be an alienating experience, even when you don't have an actual alien trapped inside your body.
There's no more ambitious entrepreneur in the cable biz today than Patrick Gottsch, who's raising a crop of channels targeting viewers in rural America. Gottsch's privately held Rural Media Group…
To: Hollywood and the Motion Picture Academy Re: Oscar’s insults to visual effects I see that you didn’t take my advice about playing up vfx on the Oscars. Ratings are up anyway. Congrats! But before…
Laughter, disbelief and a sort of horrified exhilaration are all perfectly sane reactions to this doozy of a finale to "The Twilight Saga."
Visual effects, it seems, are in Montreal's DNA.
Exec producer George Lucas spent 23 years developing "Red Tails," a glossed-up B picture about the exploits of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, but even without the long delay the project took to…
Not since "300" has so much Greek flesh been bared in service of such gratuitous carnage.