Interstellar scooped the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects tonight, beating a field of some of the biggest movies of 2014. In an Oscar year dominated by smaller films, all five nominees were among the 16 highest-grossing pics of the year domestically — a fact that further cements the importance of VFX in today’s movie landscape. 432 more words
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The announcement takes Hollywood’s flirtation with virtual reality another step closer to a full-fledged relationship. Lionsgate says that Insurgent – Shatter Reality will work on the Samsung Gear VR. 236 more words
This month on the Cinefex blog, I interviewed filmmaker Jabbar Raisani about his feature directorial debut, the low-budget sci-fi thriller Alien Outpost.
Filmed in South Africa on a budget of under $5 million, the movie is a mock military documentary chronicling the fortunes of a squad of near-future soldiers as they mop up the planet after an alien invasion. 358 more words