Based on the Irvine Welsh novel of the same name, Trainspotting was adapted by filmmaker Danny Boyle in 1996 to much acclaim and controversy. Though the film – in which Ewan McGregor delivered a breakthrough performance as the heroin addicted Mark Renton isn’t Boyle’s most financially or even critically successful work, it did achieve a cult status that resonated with the zeitgeist of the late 1990s. Even today, the film holds up Читать далее
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story just opened in theaters and continues to excite moviegoers, but always in motion is the future for Lucasfilm. In just about a year, Star Wars: Episode VIII will premiere, continuing the Skywalker family saga with the next chapter of Rey, Finn, and Kylo Ren’s journeys. Writer/director Rian Johnson is already hard at work in the editing bay, and legendary composer John Williams is starting to piece Читать далее
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story introduced one of the franchise’s most popular new characters in K-2SO, the reprogrammed Imperial droid voiced by Alan Tudyk. K-2SO’s combination of brute strength, technological capabilities, and witty one-liners made him one of the most entertaining characters of any species in Rogue One. And making the droid a reality was one of the movie’s most uniquely challenging production tasks.
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Director Ridley Scott is returning to the Alien universe once again with Alien: Covenant, the upcoming film that takes place close to a decade after the events of Prometheus – Scott’s quasi-prequel to his original 1979 Alien – but before Ellen Ripley and the Nostromo’s own fateful first encounter with the Xenomorph. Covenant aims to further explore the history behind the Engineers/Space Jockey alien race Читать далее
The effect is bizarre and quite humorous in the early going, as we watch a group of people roll all over a plane with a serious of screams that were never meant to be heard without layers of noise over them. Obviously this is what happens when not all of the work to make this scene possible is being represented. It goes to show just how important the foley artists are in this process, as a scene like this is easily ruined (or, arguably, Читать далее
Ridley Scott’s original Alien movie debuted in 1979, combining aspects of science fiction with horror to become a beloved classic and launching a franchise that will welcome its sixth installment next year. Alien was followed by three sequels, with another planned from director Neill Blomkamp, but Scott launched a new prequel series Читать далее