Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

New answers tagged

0

There are certain core elements in theater (and so, in movies) which must be present in order to make a proper experience. The main core element is "Good vs Evil". You have to have a good guy and a bad guy, and the good guy has to win in order to walk away from the production with the audience feeling fulfilled. Another tenant element is Redemption. ...


0

There is no such spot. I watched the movie yesterday, and found no spot. Today, I reviewed his escape orchestration, around 1h13m30, and saw nothing. This video compiles a few different parts of his escape, and no spot. If you saw this at the cinema, I have to assume it's either a cue mark, as suggested by comments, or a ...


0

I'm watching season 1 in 1080p form. I'm not sure if it's remastered or something else but I also notice it looks differently from other old shows that are properly made into 1080p (like Cheers or Friends). I've been able to find some info on how it was shot. In particular, they used DigiBeta cams which were commonly used in the field, but not necessarily ...


1

This type of reference is Intertextuality. Depending on academic it would be called "self intertextuality/meta intertextuality". Best example would be the intro to second book of Rambo. In First Blood Rambo dies. In movie he survive. Then they made second movie. And writer of source was hired to write book on that. He opened with "In my first book John Rambo ...


4

Essentially, this is a.. Meta-Reference Meta-reference is a special type of self-reference that can occur in all media or medial artifacts, for instance literature, film, painting, TV series, comic strips, or video games. It includes all references to, or comments on, a specific medium, medial artifact, or the media in general. These references and ...


29

Is it a kind of contact lens? Is there more information about this (making-of, documentaries, etc.)? Yes, they used mirrored (light reflecting) contact lenses. From this edited version of Shooting Westworld by Michael Crichton Three problems were especially tricky. One was the robot eyes. I wanted eyes that looked only slightly unreal, not strikingly ...


0

I actually managed to see an episode of Red Dwarf being filmed (Siliconia, series 12 episode 2). This is a pretty effects-heavy episode, at least with various characters having the Kryten/mechanoid make-up applied. The standard Red Dwarf studio set for series 12 consisted of the bunk room, some corridor sets (including one going behind the bunk room and ...


Top 50 recent answers are included