Invisible effects – ‘Were there any effects in that film?!?‘ – it’s something many VFX artists like to hear. With that in mind, we take a look at just a few recent releases with effects you might never have known were there – from the mystery virus spreader in Contagion, to a rooftop chase in Killer Elite, lunar landscapes in Apollo 18, blood and blinks in Drive, invisible environments in Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and rampaging animals in Water for Elephants. Warning: this article contains spoilers.
Brad Pitt stars as Brad Pitt in new Brad Pitt movie – When we say “Brad Pitt is the ideal man,” what we are actually saying is that he embodies what our current society thinks is ideal. Brad Pitt didn’t make those things ideal; he became popular because his image matched the things that our society values.