It’s easy for films to make us feel sad or happy by showing us a character be sad or happy. We project our own emotions onto the screen, using what we see as a proxy for our feelings. What’s more brilliant, though, is when a movies utilizes subtle cues and impeccable composition and slick cinematography to fully…
Back in 2012, we took a look at Separable Subsurface Scattering (SSSS), a piece of graphics tech that looked very, very pretty. It looks a lot prettier in 2015.
Man of Steel was mostly fine but one huge problem with the movie was that it was just too dark. It embarrassingly cribbed its visual style off of Nolan’s Batman trilogy and that dark tone just doesn’t match up well with Superman. Visual Lab decided to restore the color in the film and it looks so much better.
Just how big is our solar system? This interactive graphic shows you exactly how big by putting you in the driver's seat of a rocket ship and posting all the milestones you pass along the way, from the ISS to the furthest point in space traveled to by a dog.
The dudes from Daft Punk always look like space travelers from some party planet vastly cooler than our own, but they haven't been rocking the same helmets this whole time. This chart provides a nice overview.