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    Immersed in Movies: Digital Domain Talks 'Ender's Game' Zero-Gravity VFX

    As co-producer of "Ender's Game," Digital Domain 3.0 has a lot more at stake than cool zero-g and simulated battles in space. As one of LA's few remaining VFX studios, DD is experimenting with content creation as a new business model, and the rest of the industry is watching closely.

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    Immersed in Movies: Peter Jackson Sneaks New Footage at 'Hobbit' Fan Event

    Peter Jackson unveiled 20 minutes of new footage at Monday's "Hobbit"-Con fan event held simultaneously in Los Angeles, New York, London, and Wellington. Joining him in the first look/Q&A were Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, and Andy Serkis.

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    Immersed in Movies: Pretty Females vs. the Bold Feminism of 'Frozen'

    Now that the "Frozen" "pretty female" controversy has thawed, let's take a look at how Disney shatters the fairy tale model with two strong female heroines.

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    Immersed in Movies: Reel FX Creates Feather System for 'Free Birds'

    Monika Sawyer of Reel FX talks turkey about the new Avian feather system for "Free Birds," which helped make Owen Wilson's Reggie and Woody Harrelson's Jake look more dynamic.

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    Immersed in Movies: Gavin Hood Talks the End-Game Zeitgeist of 'Ender's Game'

    The "Ender's Game" director discusses why it's such a timely and provocative movie about technology and violence.

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    Immersed in Movies: Previewing 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman'

    Rob Minkoff, Ty Burrell, and Tiffany Ward gave a sneak peek of DreamWorks' CG rendering of Jay Ward's beloved cartoon.

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    Immersed in Movies: Jimmy Hayward Talks 'Free Birds' at Reel FX

    Veteran director Jimmy Hayward leaves the big studio environment to help launch Reel FX as an off-beat indie alternative.

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    Immersed in Movies: Cinematographer Sean Bobbitt Talks '12 Years a Slave'

    Sean Bobbitt discusses going for visual simplicity in Steve McQueen's Oscar frontrunner, "12 Years a Slave."

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    Immersed in Movies: Greengrass and Hanks Talk Moments of Crisis in 'Captain Phillips'

    Paul Greengrass and Tom Hanks discuss authenticity and emotional truth in the fact-based high-seas drama, "Captain Phillips."

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