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    Inside the Making of the Spectacular Tesseract in 'Interstellar'

    SPOILER ALERT: Christopher Nolan certainly likes puzzles and the most ingenious one in 'Interstellar' appears inside the black hole.

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    Top Ten Visual Effects Oscar Contenders: Snubs and Frontrunners

    The visual effects Oscar shortlist has landed. What's ahead and behind?

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    How the 'Interstellar' VFX Team Built Wormholes, Black Holes and Alien Planets

    SPOILER ALERT: The visual effects whiz behind 'Interstellar' jumps into the making of the film's trickiest, most mind-blowing sequences.

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    Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create the 'Back to the Future' 'Time Slice' Effect

    Joey Shanks, our favorite DIY special effects guru, recently showed us how to re-create the special effects of "Ghostbusters," and apparently, he's still on an '80s kick.

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    How Joseph Gordon-Levitt Blew Up Frank Miller & Robert Rodriguez's Return to Sin City, 'A Dame to Kill For'

    It's hard to believe that it's been nine years since "Sin City." So much has changed and we're worse off, in many ways, which makes the timing just right to slip back into Frank Miller's deliriously noir hell hole. If anything, "A Dame to Kill For" is bolder yet more cohesive and emotionally involvi...

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    ILM Gets Trippy with Scarlett Johansson's VFX in Luc Besson's 'Lucy'

    Industrial Light & Magic embraced something completely different with Luc Besson's heady sci-fi actioner, "Lucy," in which Scarlett Johansson plays a badass and brainy super-gal who taps her full cerebral capacity in blazing a new evolutionary trail for humanity.

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    How to Keep Your VFX Costs Down During Pre-Production

    In this guest post, Scarecrow Visual Effects' VFX Supervisor Josh Bryer and VFX Producer Melissa Brockman discuss ways to control visual effects costs during pre-production. Their hope is to help filmmakers understand and control costs in their vfx process.

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    Serkis and Weta Talk Photo-Real Performance Capture for 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

    From the outset, with that tight close-up of Caesar's face, it's clear that Andy Serkis and Weta Digital have taken performance capture to a whole new realm of photo-reality The detail and emotional intensity are extraordinary. We're not even aware that Caesar is CG anymore. We are totally immersed ...

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    Matt Reeves Brings a New 'Dawn' to 'Planet of the Apes'

    No "Apes" director has gone through the looking glass to explore the human condition as ambitiously as Matt Reeves. As a result, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the smartest and most compelling kind of summer tentpole, with Andy Serkis delivering his most powerful performance as Caesar, and Weta...

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