Why Working on 12 Marvel Movies Only Partially Prepared ILM for Avengers: Endgame

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Imagine if Avengers: Endgame was the first Marvel movie. Not storywise, of course. That would be silly. But think about a team-up, comic book movie on this scale coming into theaters, sight unseen. Logistically, that feels like a nightmare for a ton of reasons, especially if a company (or several) was tasked with…

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A Look Inside the New Book Exploring the Making of Solo: A Star Wars Story

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The story behind how Solo came to life is…well, a lot more intriguing than Lucasfilm would want it to be. And while Abrams Books’ latest Star Wars “making of” release may not have the full story you’d perhaps want to hear about Solo specifically, its plethora of behind-the-scenes images paint an intimate picture…

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One of Solo: A Star Wars Story’s Giant Explosions Was Inspired By the Slow Mo Guys on YouTube

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Digital tools like 3D animation and motion capture helped revolutionize the visual effects industry, but there’s still plenty of room for practical effects to help bring the impossible to the big screen. Solo: A Star Wars Story’s VFX supervisor Julian Foddy revealed to the BBC that one of the film’s most memorable…

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