Will you watch the Deathstroke animated series on CW Seed? Which Spider-Man PS4 character is getting a comic spin-off series? Who is suing Marvel, Disney, Fox and Amazon over the X-Men: The Animated Series theme song? What surprising revelation did Zack Snyder make about a DC Extended Universe character? Want to see a documentary about Spawn creator Todd McFarlane? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
While the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is still veiled in mystery, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige hints that one of the most beloved heroes of the Marvel cosmic universe could potentially get his own solo movie. That’s right, a Nova movie could be next, guys.
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Earlier this week, we featured a little infographic counting down the biggest movie sets in the history of cinema. This look into the practical sets from decades past shows both how impressive and large some physical sets used to be, and also just how few giant film sets are built today, in favor of digital effects. But even the world of special effects wasn’t so technologically advanced. And much like extensive practical set building, the use of less-sophisticated but still impressive special effects is something that seems to be missing from today’s movies.
So if you need to escape the present day for awhile, check out this vintage one-hour NOVA special that takes a look at the magic of special effects in the 80s, focusing on films such as Return of the Jedi and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Watch the NOVA segment on special effects below! Read More »