It's summer movie season, which means lots of effects-heavy, big budget romps. And it's easy to feel numbed by all this digital overkill. But when visual effects are used well, they can tell the story instead of distracting from it. Just check out our list of 12 movies that use VFX purely as a storytelling tool.
There aren't many movies in recent history with more badass weaponry than District 9. And of course, badass weaponry inspires people to make their own models—but not with Legos. Legohaulic has done just that and the results are pretty amazing. I mean, normally it's pretty easy to tell if something is made out of…
For this week's Photoshop Contest, I asked you to inject some tech or sci-fi elements into this year's crop of Oscar movies. Man, I want to see all of these so badly. Tons of amazing entries this week.
Sure, this homemade Arc gun from District 9 is pretty awesome looking. But if you want to look like a real badass, let's go through the progression of what people will think when they see you holding it.
At least from audience response I've spotted on Twitter, District 9 may be the saving grace of mostly lousy summer science fiction. Here's a look behind the scenes compliments of Wired.