Monday, June 25, 2007
And the title has nothing to do with the film …
I worked on Star Wars Episodes I and II, on the Matrix films, on AI and Terminator 3; yet 25 years later there are ways in which Blade Runner surpasses anything that's been done since. Watching the theatrical release DVD at home with PM reminded me of Scott's genius for creating stunning effects with simple technology.
Via Instapundit, Blade Runner at 25: Why the Sci-Fi F/X Are Still Unsurpassed
An all too short (unfortunately) look at some of the special effects of Blade Runner by Mythbuster Adam Savage. I just wish he went into a bit more depth on this, but alas …
But, how could it fail? I thought China was Communistic and needn't concern itself with economic viability. Or does this mean Communism, in fact, doesn't work? Oh my! Say it ain't so!
It's rather heartening, actually, to think that we aren't alone in abandoned theme parks. It seems that there's an abandoned theme park in China (via Instapundit).