A robotic buffalo head
And by real, I mean without computer-generated imagery.
Gustav Hoegen has created animatronics for
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Clash of the Titans and more. Continue reading “Some movie special effects are real”
|The smug repairmen from Central Services confront our hero.
Continue reading “The sewage prank from the movie Brazil”
Planet of the Fake Apes
Right now, the technology still needs humans, but how long will it be before we cannot tell the difference between real and fake human actors? Continue reading “Movie technology makes the fake look real”
This is a horse galloping across a field."Anything that’s moving on the screen, pretty much we provide a sound for."
Continue reading “Movie sounds are not what you hear them to be”
Houdini: Hungarian, magician, illusionist, escape artist, pilot, publicity hound, spiritualist skeptic, action hero. Continue reading “Houdini the movie star, circa 1920”
Film director Ilya Khrzhanovsky
blurs the lines between real and fake.
From an article in GQ magazine:
Five years ago, a relatively unknown (and unhinged) director began one of the wildest experiments in film history. Continue reading “Reality, movie or cult?”
She sold the tickets… now she’ll pay the penalty.
A young woman in Wisconsin was caught stealing $4,200 from her job as a cashier in a movie theater. Continue reading “How to steal money as a movie cashier”