Special effects

11.11.14
This video will make you miss the heyday of animatronic puppets
11.11.14

This video will make you miss the heyday of animatronic puppets

Sure, CGI has come a long way. But there's still something magical about practical special effects...

By D. Hardawar,   11.11.14
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06.11.14
A look at how 'Jurassic Park' and its CGI dinosaurs changed cinema
06.11.14

A look at how 'Jurassic Park' and its CGI dinosaurs changed cinema

Here's a fun piece of trivia: Steven Spielberg was originally going to use stop-motion animation f...

By T. O'Brien,   06.11.14
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06.20.12
Daily iPhone App: PyroPainter is special FX made easy on the iPhone
06.20.12

Daily iPhone App: PyroPainter is special FX made easy on the iPhone

There's been an explosion of special effects videos on YouTube over the past few years. Because...

By M. Schramm,   06.20.12
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04.12.12
Fusion-io announces ioFX, a super-SSD that's already garnered an Oscar
04.12.12

Fusion-io announces ioFX, a super-SSD that's already garnered an Oscar

You've heard of Fusion-io, right? It produces super-SSDs with the teeth-whitening ioMemory that's...

By D. Cooper,   04.12.12
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02.04.12
Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo' Blu-ray 3D set for release February 28th -- 3D haters beware
02.04.12

Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo' Blu-ray 3D set for release February 28th -- 3D haters beware

Considering that Hugo was a flick capable of earning 4 out of 4 stars from noted 3D hater Roger Ebe...

By R. Lawler,   02.04.12
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01.26.12
Transformers: Dark of the Moon clip breaks down shooting movies, special effects in 3D (video)
01.26.12

Transformers: Dark of the Moon clip breaks down shooting movies, special effects in 3D (video)

The Transformers: Dark of the Moon Limited Edition Blu-ray 3D doesn't hit the streets officially un...

By R. Lawler,   01.26.12
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04.20.09
Sin City Recut, Extended and Unrated Blu-ray special features previewed
04.20.09

Sin City Recut, Extended and Unrated Blu-ray special features previewed

A highly stylized flick like Sin City is sure to look great in high definition, so you're probably a...

By R. Lawler,   04.20.09
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04.12.09
EVE Evolved: Making EVE beautiful
04.12.09

EVE Evolved: Making EVE beautiful

When it was released back in 2003, EVE Online was one of the most visually impressive games on the...

By Brendan Drain,   04.12.09
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03.31.09
Mechanical heart built from Sony gear still pines for AIBO
03.31.09

Mechanical heart built from Sony gear still pines for AIBO

As much as we'd like this to be a still from a new, secretly-in-development Cronenberg movie, it's...

By D. Melanson,   03.31.09
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