Video: The Oscars are right around the corner, and Industrial Light and Magic has been working hard to show off its contenders for Visual Effects. For Doctor Strange, they started by showing how they bent space. Now, they're bending time.
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Video: The best visual effects are the ones we don't even see. In Rogue One, we know Tarkin isn't physically there and that the Death Star doesn't really exist. So it's the landscapes that are the true magic: Entire worlds created in a computer to build out and expand a little sliver of actual filming, or nothing at all.
The Academy Awards are almost here and many people will be talking about red carpet fashion, comedic monologues, and who got robbed. But few will be paying attention to the most important awards category — Best Visual Effects. This supercut pulls together all the past winners into a nice little reminder of how much has changed in the field, and how much visual effects changed the way movies are made.
Video: Yes, we do live in the strange world where there is an actual chance Deadpool could nab itself an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. So what better way for the movie to pitch itself to the academy than by wheeling out its laser-guided marketing campaign once more?
Video: Dissolve is back at it again with one of my favourite recurring series: recreating famous movie scenes with just stock footage. This time they focus on Academy Award winning movies and make you guess the film using hints such as 'theme park fail' and 'midlife strife with rose petals'. It's pretty uncanny how close they can get.