Revisiting Cinefex (20): 2010

Gracing the cover of Cinefex #20 is a haunting image of the enigmatic Starchild from Peter Hyams's 1984 film 2010. Visual effects supervisor on the film was Richard Edlund, who had recently left Industrial Light and Magic to take over Douglas Trumbull's EEG facility, soon to become Boss Film Corporation. Here's what Edlund had to … Continue reading Revisiting Cinefex (20): 2010

Revisiting Cinefex (16): Rick Baker

You might think that's a real ape on the front cover of Cinefex #16. In fact, it's Kala, one of the remarkable ape characters created by Rick Baker for Hugh Hudson's 1984 film Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan. On the back cover is a searing close-up of the pneumatically operated 'Change-O Head #2' from John … Continue reading Revisiting Cinefex (16): Rick Baker