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Is Captain America Truly An American Hero?

What Makes a Hero? Today Kyle is asking what makes cinematic heroes – at least American cinematic heroes. And to answer that he’s digging into some classics such as Humphrey Bogart and John Wayne. But what about Captain America? Does Cap fit the bill of what an American Hero should be? Don’t worry he dives Read MoreRead More

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – reaching new heights

Industrial Light & Magic was tasked with updating the helicarriers in the new film Captain America: The Winter Soldier. FXguide’s Mike Seymour talks to the visual effects company to find out what new details were added to the S.H.I.E.L.D. aircrafts, and how the effects team created a digital modeling environment for the epic helicarrier crash Read MoreRead More

Proof Provides Extensive Previs and Postvis for Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Proof’s Previs Supervisor Monty Granito talks about the transition from storyboard to previs and how they imagined Captain America. Los Angeles-based visualization house Proof Inc. recently provided extensive previs and postvis services for the new Marvel Entertainment film Captain America: The Winter Soldier. “This new film was an extremely important project for Proof,” said Proof’s Read MoreRead More

Two Nerds Admit All the Problems With “The Avengers”

Sax Carr and Tim Powers of ‘This Is Really Happening’ poke holes in the plot of The Avengers for the sake fanboys everywhere. We’re huge fans of “Honest Trailers” and we were really happy to watch the recent Avengersedition the moment it came out. It is spot on, and we give serious credit to the writers Read MoreRead More

The Canon 5d MkII Has Made Itself a Home in Hollywood

Camera manufacturers are quick to hype their own products as “revolutionary” or “game-changing” but rarely ever are. That is until Canon decided to add a video feature to their 5d line as a side thought… now those 5d bodies are making their way into modern Hollywood Blockbusters.Read More