Remakes – Good Idea Bad Idea

The topic of remakes always gets people wound up pretty tight. Yesterday this issue came up again with the announcement that New Line is about to launch a project to remake the Asian masterpiece “Battle Royale”. Most people seem to take a really negative stance when it comes to the … [Read More]

Rendering Cars Ain’t Fast

Back when I was a producer at a Visual Effects Company in Western Canada, one of the constant struggles we had when working with a deadline was not doing the actuall artistic work… but rather how on earth… once the artistic work is done… to get everything rendered in time. … [Read More]

Shatner Could Take Down Da Vinci

Everyone seems to think that The Da Vinci Code is going to be a major run away blockbuster monster this weekend. I’ve herd some analysts predicting $70+ million for opening weekend. That’s a guarantee right? Don’t bet on it. Something I’ve learned over the last almost 3 years of doing … [Read More]