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     How Peter Jackson found District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp

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Four shorts that got director Neill Blomkamp noticed by Peter Jackson when preparing production for HALO, the Motion Picture: -Tetra Vaal (2003) Faux advertisement for a third-world RoboCop, mixing lo-fi production with seamless CGI. -Alive in Joburg (2005) Gritty "documentary" about extraterrestrials marooned in Johannesburg would ... < < < more > > > less < < <

#ufo #indie film roots #district 9 #weta #peter jackson

     Supercharged No-Budget FX Sci-Fi Short equals Hollywood Deal

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Take a hint, TERMINATOR 4 Producers! The scifi short called Escape From City-17 is a gritty handheld action-packed demonstration of how the auteurs, the Purchase Brothers, mixed indie-guerrilla filmmaking with next to no budget to make the action sequences look like Saving Private Ryan, and ended up with great production values produc ... < < < more > > > less < < <

#digital shorts #futuristic #apocalyptic #guerrilla film #hollywood

     Swirly Moon Markings Remain Mysterious

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Peppered around lava flats and mountaintops all over the moon are strange sinuous shapes known as lunar swirls. Their winding, dusty curves are brighter than the surrounding area and, so far, their formation remains a mystery to scientists. “They look like someone took a white paintbrush and painted across the moon,” says Catherine ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#moon #space #mystery #swirls #patterns

     Stanley Kubrick: The Intelligence Behind AI

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excerpt: "For almost a decade, Kubrick has been developing a film project known as AI (as in artificial intelligence), which promises to graduate from computers to an android who thinks, is self-aware, and ages. Inspired by "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long," the short story by British author Brian Aldiss (see page 134), AI is set in a ... < < < more > > > less < < <

#robots #ai #kubrick #future

 
 
 

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