Yesterday, I stepped into the world of The Hobbit. I stood in Smaug the Dragon's cavernous lair. I cowered as the gigantic beast towered over me. The chance to go face-to-face with one of the most impressive CG creatures ever created, rendered using the most advanced graphics card in the world, is a pretty…
We're miffed that Andy Serkis didn't get any big nominations for his turn in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. And now, after watching this new behind-the-scenes Weta Digital video depicting the on-set motion capture work by the "ape" cast, we're miffed on behalf of all the other actors, too.
Neill Blomkamp's Elysium depicted a decadent society that depends on robots for everything. But we never saw any sex robots — which was apparently almost the case, judging from this newly released concept art from Weta's Aaron Beck. Update: They're not sex robots, but rather fashion models.
The Adventures of Tintin: the Secret of the Unicorn is one of the most ambitious movie adaptations ever created — director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson have gone to insane lengths to craft a CG, motion-capture recreation of Herge's ambitious art vistas.