special effects

  • Rocket Reel: The making of Rocket Raccoon
    Rocket Reel: The making of Rocket Raccoon

    Rocket Raccoon from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is often mentioned as one of the favorite characters from the film. Some even suggested Bradley cooper get a Best Supporting Actor for the role. They also wanted to include the team at visual effects house Framestore that created the computer generated…

  • Aladdin Accident Video – Flipped Flying Carpet Stops Show
    Aladdin Accident Video – Flipped Flying Carpet Stops Show

    On September 25th at the 4:50 pm show of Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular at California Adventure there was a frightening malfunction of the flying carpet effect during the show. Thankfully, redundant safety systems prevented any real injury, but the show was stopped and the audience evacuated while performers on…

  • Walter Cronkite soft shoes for TRON
    Walter Cronkite soft shoes for TRON

    ProgressCity USA has uncovered one of the more unique moments in Disney history. A 1982 promotional clip featuring Walter Cronkite exploring the technology behind the special effects involved in the movie TRON. There’s a section where Cronkite is inserted TRON-like into a film where he does a soft-shoe routine while…

  • G-Force DVD Trailer and Extras
    G-Force DVD Trailer and Extras

    If you missed Disney’s G-Force in theaters I can understand. It’s not exactly a film in the classic Disney mold. But it does have heart and a plot that actually drives a story line. Eventually you’ll get over the idea that the main characters are computer animated because they really…

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