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Deadpool VFX Breakdown Reveals Just How Many Stunt Doubles Are Digital These Days

Swapping in a stunt double for an actor in a superhero movie is especially easy, since masks usually hide the character’s face. But the super-human abilities of most Marvel heroes are beyond the reach of even the most talented stunt performers. That’s where digital dopplegangers come in handy. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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10 Old Movies with Special Effects That Have Actually Aged Well and Still Look Good

Movies heavy in visual effects don’t usually age well because they’re often trapped in their own time capsule. Special effects that were supposed to be impressive become cheesy and intimidating effects that were supposed to add to the plot become laughable. Nothing kills the suspension of disbelief faster than bad visuals. But some movies like […]

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The Original Lightsaber Effect

Practical effects wizard Joey Shanks shows us how to replicate the lightsaber effect seen in the first Star Wars movie not using digital trickery, but the same 3M Scotchlite reflection effect that Lucas and his team used back in 1977. The spinning blade trick was brilliant. Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: […]

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Truck Flipper v Bus Puncher

The latest short from RocketJump parodies the worst of Hollywood, as two studio execs face off to see who can come up with the best scene where a hero uses their fist to stop a moving vehicle. We’d punch a Super Star Destroyer if we could. Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: […]

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Roller Coaster Tycoon IRL 2

A few years ago, Andrew Mc Murry made a short film about being a real life Roller Coaster Tycoon. His newest short revisits the classic theme park simulator, this time from the perspective of a customer. Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: GTA V Lightsaber BattleZelda vs. PeachLeonard in Slow MotionThe Boy […]

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Airformer

It starts out like any ordinary aircraft landing, but this video of a Boeing 777 coming in at Frankfurt Airport in Germany takes an unusual turn about half way through, thanks to the use of some clever VFX. You’ve gotta love the discussions on YouTube whether it’s fake or not. Link More Awesome Stuff for […]

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