Jupiter Ascending has some of the most stunning visuals we've ever seen in a space opera. The movie's spaceships are just stunning, and unlike anything else in movies or elsewhere. We talked to lead designer George Hull, and he told us how Brutalist architecture and Siamese fighting fish influenced these ships.
"Jupiter Ascending isn't just a mediocre film. It's also self-indulgent, and in love with its own excesses," says Charlie Jane Anders for io9. One of the excesses is the glorious eye candy, which seems to be a constant mental overload. You can thank the genius of George Hull and his baroque concept art for that.
The coolest thing about Neill Blomkamp's Elysium was the drop-dead-gorgeous visuals. And the movie could have featured even more eye-popping vistas of the space station. We've got an exclusive look at some early concept art from designer George Hull, showcasing the spaceship hangar and other areas.
The most dazzling aspect of Cloud Atlas is probably the vision of near-future Korea, the city of Neo-Seoul. Glittery and dystopian, Neo-Seoul sits next to the sunken ruins of the original Seoul, with slums side by side with shining ribbons and flying cars.
Now that you've seen Amazing Spider-Man, it's time to go deeper inside the movie's cool visuals — especially that big final showdown. Concept artist George Hull sent us a ton of his ASM art, including designs for the inside and outside of the OsCorp building... and the Lizard's final battle with Spidey. Plus early…
The coolest thing about Battleship? The sleek look of its alien spaceships and war machines. Tasked with creating a whole new alien race from scratch, designers who'd worked on Star Trek and The Matrix created some downright beautiful killer starships.