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.
Summer Blockbusters: The F/X Story
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.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
Several of this year's summer blockbusters have strong ties -- either direct origins or strong inspirations -- to some classic vfx titles that have become touchstones for this generation's vfx…
Exec producers steer smallscreen ships. . .
Vampires will descend on FX. On the heels of "New Moon's" sizzling opening weekend, the cabler has struck a deal with Summit Entertainment for basic cable rights to the red-hot pics in the "Twilight"…