Monthly Archives: June 2013

‘Great Gatsby’ VFX Before and After

Helping to continue our irregular series of visual effects articles is this new video from visual effects supervisor Chris Godfrey. According to Godfrey, he’s been allowed by director Baz Luhrmann to show this video highglighting the before and after visual … Continue reading

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These Japanese Posters for ‘The Wolverine’ Are Very Cool

In the old days (before the Internet) movie posters were considered a big part of how to market a movie and get people interested in seeing it. Back then, studios also spent a lot more time and money (most of … Continue reading

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Moving On (Again)

H and I are in the process of moving to our new house. If I have anything to say about it, this will be the last move we do for a long time. I don’t enjoy packing. This wish will … Continue reading

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Some Random Things For a Friday

It’s Friday and I’m tired. It’s been a long week mostly spent dealing with contractors, painters and more that will hopefully lead to our house being in order in time to move in next Saturday. I feel pretty good about … Continue reading

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‘009ノ1: The End of the Beginning’ Looks Pretty Crazy

I’m a fan of movies from around the world, and this trailer for 009ノ1: The End of the Beginning is one reason why. Sure, it doesn’t have the high dollar production value of a Michael Bay “epic”, but it does … Continue reading

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I’m Undecided About ‘The LEGO Movie’, Here’s A Trailer Anyway

I loved, loved, loved LEGO as a kid (That’s a lot of love, I know). I’m pretty sure I’ve spent thousands of hours building things with those little multi-colored plastic bricks over the years. I still have all of my … Continue reading

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Jon Snow’s 80’s Style Training Montage

Game of Thrones is a very popular and extremely well done show on HBO. But, of course, you already know that. But did you know that the ’80’s were a time when the movie training montage came into its own? … Continue reading

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A First Father’s Day

My father passed away several years ago and since that time I haven’t given as much thought to Father’s Day. On the day I do think about my father more than I normally do, but as he isn’t with me, … Continue reading

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Trouble Sleeping? It Could Be Your Gadgets

How are you sleeping? Do you have trouble? It could be your gadgets. In truth, I don’t know if anything from the handy infographic below applies to me or not. I do know I frequently use my iPhone, or one … Continue reading

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The History of the Superman ‘S’ Logo

In honor of Man of Steel, Zach Snyder’s take on Superman (which opens tonight at midnight), I thought it would be fun to take a look at the evolution of Superman’s “S” logo over the years. Fortunately, someone has already … Continue reading

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