It’s not that often that you go to the movies and feel the magic of special effects. Most films have CGI effects that feel completely CGI – not so with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. People have no idea that Davey Jones doesn’t have a bit of make-up on him – Bill Nighy is completely covered in pixels! The same goes for his crew, a motley collection of sea-based monsters that make me almost want to visit a toy store. They’re all CGI as well, and Disney has hooked us up with these photo progressions which give you a quick peek behind the scenes, showing the actor underneath the digital wizardry, the concept art and the finished product. I imagine the DVD will feature something like this, but in a very fleshed out way. Enjoy!
When filming “I Love Lucy” producers used tactics to make Ethel, Lucy’s foil, uglier on screen than she was in real life. This was done to put the focus on Lucy. A similar tactic seems to have been used in 2020’s Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, by not giving any of the supporting actresses … Continue reading — By Sushi-X