Hindi movies have been praised all over the world. In fact, the Indian film industry holds a reputable name all over the world. Sharing of Indian cinema on the world stage is huge as well. Like software engineers from India, movies from India are also appreciated in foreign countries. A number of Indians wonder as to why Hollywood movies are so cool compared to Indian movies.
A lot is happening in the B-Town. Bollywood's ultimate diva Madhuri Dixit is back, the actress will judge the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Ja with Chaiyyan Chaiyyan girl Malaika Arora and choreographer Remo D'Souza. While talking to press, Madhuri revealed that she has never lost contact with dance even if she isn't acting. As she is a Kathak dancer, she still practices the dance form.
A lot of buzz rides on "Tees Maar Kha'n yet the movie lacks the luster to make it big at the box office. However, we will not bother you about what's yay and what's nay in "Tees Maar Khan" because teasers are enough to say that. Now we shift our attention to Katrina Kaif, the Sheila of "Tees Maar Khan, " the item girl, the glam doll, the bombshell whom Akshay Kumar is romancing on screen after giving so many hits.
So it's that time of year. Time to buy gifts for your friends and family yet again as the world all over celebrates this corporate, commercial, money-hungry, festive and generosity-filled holiday. Some of you may already have it all taken care of by now. Others may be last-minute shoppers like myself and think that even now is just the start of the shopping season.
If you stuck around after the end of the credits for Iron Man 2, you were lucky enough to see what was essentially a sneak-peak at the upcoming THOR film coming out May 6, 2011. Agent Coulson, played by the incomparable Clark Gregg -- star of Old Christine and about 100 films, was called in to investigate the government's latest and top-secret finding.
The movie The Old Man and the Sea, based on the original cult classic novel of the same name written by Ernest Hemingway was released in the year 1958 and was one of the first Hollywood productions to expansively use special effects in the making of the film. The film was directed by John Sturges and starred Spencer Tracy as the Old Man. According to Sturges, this was one of the best movies that he has ever made as well as the worst, simply because of the special effects that were used in the movie were not good enough for him and he termed the special effects in the movie as 'sloppy'.
The Harry Potter series of movies is one of the longest running and costliest franchisees of all the Hollywood productions, surpassing even the likes of Pirates of the Caribbean as well the highly popular X-Men and Spider-Man franchisees and most of its huge budget was devoted to create the high quality special effects as well as the visual brilliance that can be seen in the six movies of this series that have so far been released.
The Thief of Bagdad released long back in 1940 is considered to be a very important movie in Hollywood purely because of the fact that the amount of special effects used in the film was by far more than that had so long been seen and the quality of these also made it a very a wonderful experience for both the audience and the critics. A few years back, with the release of Flying down to Rio, there was widespread awe for the special effects that were used in it, but with The Thief of Bagdad, it was whole different thing with a lot more percentage of special effects used in it.
When the first movie in the Spider-Man series came out, it created quite a stir due to the over the top stunt sequences and the brilliant graphics that were incorporated into this movie. John Dyskstra, one of the best special effects directors in the Hollywood business at present was hired to do the visual effects of the film. He was the one who actually convinced the director to use computer generated images for the dare devil stunt sequences of the lead superhero as well as the villains in the film, because otherwise, these stunts would have been very hard to produce physically and even if they were produced, they would not have the same effect.
There are many illusions that are created in television programs, movies, theater or in other aspects of the entertainment business in order to create the simulations of certain events that have been imagined and would otherwise be too hard to do physically, and these are known as Special Effects, which are often abbreviated as SPFX, SFX or sometimes just as FX.