David Fincher got his start working on special effects for Return of the Jedi. In some rare footage from Alien 3, we get to see and hear how he works with the FX team to bring the destroyed Bishop android to life. Usually, footage like this would be considered an effects test, but when David Fincher’s doing it, it’s a…
You know how sometimes your Time and Relative Dimension in Space needs a fresh coat of paint? Well, why not have your oldest friend/nemesis do you a favor and slather a fresh coat of blue paint on it? Stuck chameleon circuits can be such a pain when it comes to maintenance.
Even though Jurassic World came out on DVD last October, the official YouTube page has continued to fill up with featurettes, behind-the-scenes footage, and what in-process footage looks like. Also? A video of Vincent D’Onofrio kissing a velociraptor.
I mean, the animator in the gif above changes his shirt at least four times before he’s able to make the Ninja Monkey doll walk, like, a couple of steps. That’s a lot of time spent animating the most basic of motions lasting just seconds. Imagine all the elbow grease that goes into the more intense stuff, or even a…
Am I going to watch that new Bourne movie? I don’t know, probably not. Are you? You probably don’t need to, because the coolest part of the movie isn’t actually in the movie—it’s this behind the scenes footage showing the filming of a car chase. The B-roll footage shows how the arm of the chase car camera swings…
Much of the original Planet of the Apes was a grueling desert film shoot, with actors wearing prosthetic make-up that was cutting-edge for 1968 but was still incredibly cumbersome. Their greatest champion, remembers the one and only Dr. Zaius, was star Charlton Heston—who apparently insisted everyone call him “Chuck.”
“Battle of the Bastards” was one of Game of Thrones’ most memorable episodes, with one of the most harrowing and visceral battles ever captured on film. This behind-the-scenes video explores how director Miguel Sapochnik (who also oversaw season five’s brutal “Hardhome”) staged the epic set-piece from start to finish.
Scott Ian is best-known for being the guitarist for thrash metal titans Anthrax. But he’s also a huge genre fan, evidenced by his Nerdist video series, Bloodworks—which goes behind the scenes to explore the wonderfully gruesome special effects and make-up that make shows like Game of Thrones come alive.
Here’s a lively, 10-minute behind-the-scenes peek at the first two episodes of Game of Thrones season six. We hear from several actors including Peter Dinklage, as well as director Jeremy Podeswa, writer Dave Hill, and others, who share animated storyboards, tales of what it’s like to shoot when one of your characters…
One of the Deadpool movie’s best elements was how the movie brought his mask to life. This might shock you to learn, but there was an astounding amount of work involved in making a mask that could be as expressive as it is in the comics, but that Ryan Reynolds’ could still see and talk out of.
As we enter Star Trek’s fiftieth year, it’s a good time to look back on the early days of the show. Gerald Gurian has recently released a book that does just that: To Boldly Go: Rare Photos from the TOS Soundstage, which gives us a good look at the behind the scenes making of the original show.
Daredevil has been praised for its grit and realism, and since it’s a show about a guy who spends at least half his time beating people up, this means the way he fights has to feel believable.
Sure, we’ve had multiple teases for Game of Thrones’ sixth season, but none of them have given us actual, honest to god footage from the season. However, this new featurette focusing on the camera work that goes into a huge production like Game of Thrones does give us an actual look at the next season... from a…
Though it may feel like there’s only one movie currently playing at the theater, there’s actually another. It’s a smaller, fantastic film named Anomalisa, a stop-motion puppet film written and co-directed by mad genius Charlie Kaufman, and here’s why you absolutely need to check it out.
New characters! New villains! Familiar faces! Real sets! Practical effects! If there’s one Comic-Con video you can’t miss, it’s this one!
We’re still reeling from the epic, book-bettering events of the latest episode of Game of Thrones. Want to see what went into the making of one of the coolest sequences on the show so far? HBO has released an awesome look behind the scenes at how they filmed “Hardhome.”
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Star Wars Celebration's exhibition floor reveals a whole heap of props, costumes and brand new Stromtroopers, in an exhibit dedicated to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Meet some brand new characters, including FlameTrooper, Desert Nomad, Junkyard Thug and the new face of the SnowTrooper.
I have no doubt that Avengers: Age of Ultron is going to be ridiculously fun and awesomely badass in all the ways that comic book superhero movies should be. But boy, making such a spectacle for a movie leads to some hilarious behind the scenes footage. I mean, check out this 9 minute clip of Avengers 2 and try not to…