Tuesday, 2 May 2023

10 Clever Camera Tricks in "Aliens"

quote [ The hypersleep capsules from which the team emerge on reaching the planet were expensive to build. Production designer Peter Lamont’s solution was to make just half of them, and place a mirror at the end of the set to double them up. ]

James Cameron doing cheesy budget cuts without anyone noticing.

From the great film blog of Neil Oseman. via Dan Douglas
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@6:20pmGMT]


stv179 said @ 4:10am GMT on 3rd May
The possibilities with digital effects are nearly endless but the creativity during the days of mechanical and optical effects is really impressive. All while remembering that film had to be developed first to see the results.
mechanical contrivance said @ 2:11pm GMT on 3rd May [Score:1 Insightful]
That was the time when it was fun to watch the making of movies. Seeing how they did stunts and special effects. Now it's just actors and green screens.
On the other hand, movies look great now.

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