• Ghostbusters 3 could use CGI to bring back Egon
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    Ryan Leston

    Ghostbusters 3 could use CGI to bring back Egon

    Will Harold Ramis return to Ghostbusters thanks to CGI or is it a step too far?

  • ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Terminator Genisys’ Used Stolen Effects Technology, New Lawsuits Claim
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    The Wrap

    ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Terminator Genisys’ Used Stolen Effects Technology, New Lawsuits Claim

    “Deadpool” and “Terminator Genisys” used stolen technology to create their big-screen razzle-dazzle, according to new lawsuits filed by visual-effects company Rearden. In complaints filed against Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox in federal court in California on Monday, Rearden claims that 2015’s “Terminator Genisys” and 2016’s “Deadpool,” among other films, employed a technology called MOVA Contour Reality Capture, which according to the suits was invented — and stolen from — Rearden.

  • How Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 de-aged Kurt Russell back to his Used Cars prime
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    Tom Butler

    How Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 de-aged Kurt Russell back to his Used Cars prime

    Kurt Russell appears in his 1980s pomp in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' but the actor says the "youthification" process owes more to makeup than CGI.

  • Cara Delevingne's body was digitally slimmed for Suicide Squad
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    Mike P Williams

    Cara Delevingne's body was digitally slimmed for Suicide Squad

    Last year’s ‘Suicide Squad’ was a talking point for many reasons – and now it’s notched up another. In a gif that’s been cut together from a behind-the-scenes featurette, you can clearly see that the actress’s waist has been narrowed to appear what they deem more aesthetically pleasing to viewers. Positive body image is considered an important ethical trait in 2017, with TV shows and movies often slammed if they fail to promote all body types and attempt to exclude bodies that aren’t stick-thin.

  • 'Beauty and The Beast': Why Live-Action Remakes Can't Truly Replace Cartoons
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    The Hollywood Reporter

    'Beauty and The Beast': Why Live-Action Remakes Can't Truly Replace Cartoons

    There are some things that should never be photo-realistic.

  • 10 truly groundbreaking movies that changed Hollywood forever
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    Ben Falk

    10 truly groundbreaking movies that changed Hollywood forever

    As ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ is released – the first movie to be shot at the super high-definition rate of 120 frames per second – here are 10 other times films broke new ground and altered filmmaking for good. This 1987 drama starring Sting and Kathleen Turner is nondescript in almost every way. It had to be transferred to 35mm for exhibition as projectors still showed film.

  • Star Wars CGI guru talks ethics of bringing Peter Cushing back to life in Rogue One
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    Ben Skipper

    Star Wars CGI guru talks ethics of bringing Peter Cushing back to life in Rogue One

    The biggest talking point among people who have seen ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is undoubtedly the return of Grand Moff Tarkin and how it was achieved. Peter Cushing played the character in 1977’s ‘A New Hope’ but sadly died in 1994 at the age of 81.