Video of the Week: Jurassic Park’s Spitter

Video of the Week: Jurassic Park’s Spitter

dennisnedry-dilophosaurus-jurassicparkObviously my love of film equates to a love of technology, and the technological trickery behind some of motion pictures greatest illusions. It’s been twenty years since Spielberg brought to life the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, and, regardless of its age, the film still stands up to today’s standards. Little known fact, despite its title, the film only contains about 15 minutes of dinosaurs. 6 minutes are the CGI creations from Industrial Light and Magic, and 9 minutes are puppets from Stan Winston’s studio. Below is a great look into how they created the Dilophosaurus. There are spoilers, but if you haven’t seen Jurassic Park by now, well, you’re missing out.

Stan Winston Dead At Age 62

Stan Winston Dead At Age 62

Stan WinstonStan Winston, best known for his special effects work in such films as ‘Aliens’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ has died at the age of 62.  Winston died yesterday after a long bout with multiple melanoma. [Read more…]

LG Posts Promo Site for Ironman

A movie I’m finding myself increasingly interested in, LG has posted a promotional site that features a few short videos on the making of the film. One of the videos, called Making the Suit, takes you behind the scenes with Stan Winston and Marvel Comics, and how they went about creating the suit.

Of course, all while pimping out the latest Ironman branded cellphones.

http://www.insidethesuit.com/

enjoy.