Practical Effects & Stunts

How To Make Kill Bill’s ‘F*ck U’ Shoes

In Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, one detail that appears on-screen for only a second are the soles of Uma Thurman’s shoes. Those sneakers aren’t off-the-shelf Onitsuka Tigers–they have the phase “FUCK U” molded right into the treading. It’s a prop that Tested wanted to replicate for a long time, and they finally able to do it Read MoreRead More

How They Made the Emergency Docking Scene in ‘Interstellar’

Bill Desowitz breaks down one of the most thrilling scenes from Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi saga, with an exclusive clip. There is no greater showcase of “Interstellar’s” VFX and sonic excellence than in the “emergency docking” scene. The Oscar-nominated VFX involves both full CG and practical, as well as a combination of the two, while the Oscar-contending Read MoreRead More

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