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This is something usually done in post production, usually because something is wrong with the shot that wasn't noticed/couldn't be remedied on location. Often this can be lighting, with a particular persistence of direction needing to be maintained, and can sometimes be in order to crop out a blemish without sacrificing the framing of the shot. The most ...


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A study guide for Apocalypse Now offers this summary: "...these characters fit into common war film tropes: Mr. Clean is the young upstart who requires protection from his stronger comrades Chief is the hardened soldier with a heart of gold who plays by the rules Chef is the sensitive soul always on the verge of a breakdown Lance exists in his own world" ...


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Certainly some of it has to do with the fact that Hollywood productions take the time and money to use better lighting and compositing software, but much of it also has to do with the actual screen you're using. Most small productions buy cheap chinese green screens for $50 off ebay and wonder why their composites end up looking bad. The professional film ...


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This video explains the techniques used to create the time-lapse sequences of the BBC Life (2009) series. I'm not sure if the team was the same for the Planet Earth (2006) series, but imagine that the techniques shown (with refinements and technological updates) would be similar. The (massively oversimplified) approach appears to be:- identify a suitable ...


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It's usually a combination of liquid latex, fake blood and some other materials. Special Effects guru Tom Savini once used real pig intestines, but apparently the stench was so offensive he had to re-think his strategy. I've seen this description on a few sites: Lay out multiple layers of liquid latex on a flat surface, like a glass or marble ...


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The movie is a love story about 2 people who didn't love each other at first, but eventually grew to love each other. The point of the movie was based on the concept of; "Can a man and a woman ever really be just friends". However, at its heart it's a romance movie that was written following director Rob Reiner's divorce. The interviews were actually ...



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