Green is a really pretty color

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+5 1. gringo commented 9 years ago

I like blue more 1:24 :)
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-1 2. moese commented 9 years ago

#1 Great minds think alike.
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+1 3. LightAng3l commented 9 years ago

I leave you with this info from Wikipedia about Aliens:

Brothers Robert and Dennis Skotak were hired to supervise the visual effects, having previously worked with Cameron on several Roger Corman movies. Two stages were used to construct the colony on LV-426, using miniature models that were on average six feet tall and three feet wide. Filming the miniatures was difficult due to the weather; the wind would blow over the props, although it proved helpful to give the effect of weather on the planet. Cameron used these miniatures and several effects to make scenes look larger than they really were, including rear projection, mirrors, beam splitters, camera splits and foreground miniatures.

The Alien suits were made more flexible and durable than the ones used in Alien, to expand on the creatures' movements and allow them to crawl and jump. Dancers, gymnasts and stunt men were hired to portray the Aliens. The creature's head was changed from the sleek shape used in Alien, as the crew thought that the original shape would crack with the creatures' increased mobility. Ridges were added along the head to increase its durability during movements.

Scenes involving the Alien queen were the most difficult to film, according to production staff. A life-sized mock-up was created by Stan Winston's company in the United States to see how it would operate. Once the testing was complete, the crew working on the queen flew to England and began work creating the final version. Standing at fourteen feet, it was operated using a mixture of puppeteers, control rods, hydraulics, cables, and a crane above to support it. Two puppeteers were inside the suit operating its arms, and sixteen were required to move it. All sequences involving the queen were filmed in-camera with no post-production manipulation.

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+9 4. loadrunner commented 9 years ago

Some day, they can make an awesome movie, without ever having to use any actor scenery or blue(green) screen
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+39 5. nofreeusername commented 9 years ago

I actually never knew it was used so extensively. They really dont put much effort into their scenes.
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+3 6. Burimi commented 9 years ago

I am daltonist!
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+32 7. MajorIdea commented 9 years ago

I feel so cheated :(
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+7 8. imagic commented 9 years ago

what can you believe anymore :( please don't tell me spiderman is not real too >:)
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+7 9. PortugaL26 commented 9 years ago

i thought it was a repost but it's not. it's just a few clips are the same of this video posted 2 years ago - http://www.snotr.com/video/3610/Sneaky_green_screens
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+1 10. d-_-b commented 9 years ago

Anyone knows who produced the tune in the clip? Would rly apreciate it :* :D
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+1 11. rootkit commented 9 years ago

I've seen this documentary a few months back and it totally changed my perception of many movies (or series) just by the fact that most of them are completely filmed in a studio and post-edited with visual effets. :O

#3 They are called "animated movies". :P
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+1 12. Darkrotiv commented 9 years ago

Azul é uma cor bonita. :)
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+2 13. EricLB commented 9 years ago

#10 The song is "Safe in the steep cliffs" by Emancipator.
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+1 14. irishgek commented 9 years ago

It's just gone over board these days with 3D and Special effects in every movie and explosions every minute.

Remember movie's like Alfred Hitchcokcs Psycho that was shot in black and white and it kept you on you seat in suspense and the blood was simple chocolate sauce and the set they used look how much use they got out of the house set ..

http://www.retroweb.com/universal_psycho.html
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+10 15. vanova commented 9 years ago

...so Actors are just puppets inside green boxes
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+4 16. Rykimaruh commented 9 years ago

Hahaha if you from watch 1:18 you can see the poor bastard in the back sprinting while holding the green screen and the two actors jogging casually in front.
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+2 17. fjwjr commented 9 years ago

Green is my favorite color. Too bad it's been highjacked and turned into a verb by environmental fascists. I want my color back.
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+4 18. MarekX commented 9 years ago

Must be really boring to play in a movie today...
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+2 19. jftvrwk commented 9 years ago

the whole idea of this clip is to show visual fx in TV-SHOWS, not movies.
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-1 20. Flox commented 9 years ago

#11 Read the comment again ;)
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+4 21. Thanny commented 9 years ago

I think #19 has hit on the important point. Location shooting would take too much time and money for a television show, so these kinds of shots are necessary. Unless you want to return to the old days, where the show took place entirely indoors or on one little piece of land.
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+2 22. Plecter commented 9 years ago

Love the music, it really makes you interested in the video.
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0 23. RandomPixels commented 9 years ago

Nope, Chuck Testa!
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0 24. buckleg08 commented 2 years ago

ummm...fake...:D lol...
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+1 25. bella1 commented 2 years ago

green is the last colour you see before you go blind. Its in the middle of the color spectrum & as the field narrows green is left until nothing
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0 26. buckleg08 commented 269 days ago

everything was a lie?....:O:D
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0 27. Judge-Jake commented 268 days ago

Green is my favourite colour if it's grass, if it's skin then it is my lease favourite colour. 8-)