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Movie making is a continuous process. Everybody learns from the work that came before them in order to make their own work more successful. Even a digital effects studio like Industrial Light & Magic, which sits at the forefront of technology, can look back at previous films and build on their past work in order to make their new projects that much better.
Making a successful, well-regarded movie based on a video game is a difficult enough task, in and of itself, however, in order to do that, Warcraft had to overcome another hurdle, making viewers relate to characters that they would only see as CGI creations.
Since founded by George Lucas in 1977, in order to create the effects needed for the original Star Wars, Industrial Light and Magic has been at the forefront of making the impossible look real on movie screens.
While video games are still struggling to find the cinematic adaptation that will give them the sort of credibility that comic books have received, one thing that’s for sure is that production companies are not letting the lack of success thus far dissuade them from finding new properties to adapt.
Warcraft will hit theaters on June 10, and the footage is now coming fast and furious to help fantasy fans everywhere get prepared for the massive orc/human battle. We now have another trailer that shows off the huge scale of the movie.
The highly anticipatedWarcraft is less than three months away and today we’ve got a new TV spot to remind us all that “War is coming.” Check it out now.
It's early in the going, but 2016 has already had a couple of massive hits and one big budget box office flop. With that in mind, here are ten upcoming movies that could similarly fall flat on their faces.
When Peter Jackson brought The Lord of the Rings to life on screen he didn’t just create a blockbuster film franchise. He also added some legitimacy to fantasy movies as potentially great films. How will Warcraft stack up?
2016 is loaded up with interesting and exciting films this year, including Captain America: Civil War, Ghostbusters, Suicide Squad, Finding Dory and the anticipated Star Wars spinoff, Rogue One.
It seems crazy that the promotion of summer movies is already a thing that’s begun to happen but here we are. While the Warcraft name is something that video game players are very familiar with, it doesn’t have quite the name recognition outside the culture.
You might have noticed but Hollywood still really hasn’t mastered the art of the video game adaptation. But, Hollywood is now on a mission to solve this problem, and one particular studio has hired a formidable name to help them in their quest.
Not everything at the movies this year is going to be a follow-up to a movie that came out at least two years ago. Read on to see what new blood is coming to the multiplex in 2016, and why you should be excited!
Going through the 2016 release calendar, we’ve put together a list of 10 lesser-known names who we think are going to wind up leaving an interesting mark on the cinematic year. Read on to find out our choices!
While fantasy films often feature a black and white, good versus evil conflict, new reports indicate that Warcraft will have a much greater moral complexity than most.
When your goal is to adapt a video game full of fantasy creatures into a movie it’s forgone conclusion that you will need to use CGI. When the full trailer for Warcraft hit, we certainly saw a lot of it.
We’ve been hearing about the Warcraft movie for quite some time and recently we finally got our first look at the new film when the first trailer finally hit. As with Star Wars we’re finding new footage by tracking down clips meant for other countries.
On Friday video game giant Activision Blizzard announced that they were forming their own studio in order to turn their major game properties into movies and television series.
Video game movies don’t exactly have the best of track records in Hollywood. While it’s true that there have been more than a handful of financially successful titles, to date there has not been a single one that has received a majority of positive marks from professional critics.
The upcoming Warcraft movie is being made by many people who absolutely love the game on which the film is being based, but few would argue that there is anyone more passionate than Robert Kazinsky. As it turns out, the English actor playing Orgrim in the upcoming feature is actually one of the top World of Warcraft players in the world.
Easter eggs are surely one of the most fun elements of any franchise movie or adaptation. Appealing to the die-hard fans of the source material, filmmakers commonly add flourishes or details that reference something only long-time devotees will understand, and it’s often rewarding in both the watching and rewatching experience.