Tuesday, July 31, 2007

The Last Legion Movie Tricks Apparent in Quicktime

Ah, the magic of Quicktime! It can reveal so much about how a movie is made. Ironically, Quicktime can be used to "slow things down" and even pause scenes for analysis. See what movie shooting tricks from The Last Legion has been revealed with it.

A door that explodes before a stone ball hits. The crack isn't even aligned with the ball's path.

Falling human figures rendered in computer graphics. The man's skirt isn't even supposed to billow like that. You can see how fast they're supposed to be falling from the blurring.

A breakaway shield.

Click here to see special effects bloopers of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

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