Now that Pixar is hard at work on Finding Dory, it is only natural that we revisit the earlier awesome movie, Finding Nemo. The Pixar animation team working on Finding Nemo had to take a graduate class in fish biology so that the movements and natural habitats of the fish depicted were very close to real. Pixar also developed software specially for the movie, which made the jellyfish scene as close to reality as possible. Apparently, had Pixar been that interested in keeping the movie close to real, it would have had an entirely different story line.
Evan Puschak set himself on the path of creating a supercut from the last shots of blockbuster movie trailers. According to Puschak, blockbuster movies have gotten bigger, so have their trailers; evidently, editors would sit through the movie to find that one glorious shot for the trailer which would leave a solid impression on the viewers. Going by this supercut, we’ll say they’ve been doing a pretty good job.
A futuristic film needs a futuristic car. Audi rose to the challenge for the upcoming sci-fi film Ender’s Game and cooked up a car that would go with the future world as presented in the screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s 1985 novel. The Audi Fleet Shuttle Quattro is a purely virtual car that will exist only as a computer generated effect in the movie. However, even the virtual car has to look futuristic, and since Audi is the one making it, they wanted to preserve their design ideals for the car of the future.
Tumblr blog Snack to the Future has a collection of movie posters and titles altered slightly to make them all about foody deliciousness.
Lego artist Nick Desimone has created representations of several TV shows and movies using Lego bricks. They are however, quite simple representations that invite you to exercise your mind a bit to guess what movie is being represented. They’re all pretty famous though, so if you’ve seen the movies, it’s an easy game.
As the movie Elysium is released, the startling and cool concept art from the movie deserves a mention. It’s a movie based in a universe of opposites, the poor and dirty Earth, and the rich heaven of a colony that gives the movie its name. Of course, both of the places would have to be treated way differently, the absolutely packed and dirty Los Angeles of 2154, the vehicles, the technology, and of course, the grandeur of Elysium.
Here’s the official trailer for Thor: The Dark World. The movie will be released on November 8.
Wall-E is a beloved movie robot, but he’s not an easy dude to bring to life. There have been several Wall-E replicas, though this one seems to be the best one so far. Mike McMaster and his team spent five years checking out every detail they could find on Wall-E, and building the Pixar movie robot.
After being dreamt up, movie characters go through a number of ideas and illustrations before they finally become the characters we see on the screen. It is only natural that sometimes the characters we finally see can be way different than their original version. In most of the cases, we ought to be thankful of the changes.
Movie posters are often praised for their art, but turns out if you take a closer look, they’re all following the same line. This set of images shows movie poster cliche ridden world of movie posters, where they could all fall into similar categories.