On May 7, legendary special effects wizard Ray Harryhausen passed away. He influenced more than one generation of filmmakers, and they repaid the debt with on-screen tributes, such as the ones collected here.
Okay, we admit it: Here at Co.Design, we're Tolkien geeks. Like straight up read-the-Silmarillion-grew-up-playing-the-RPG Tolkien geeks. So it's with a flutter of nerd love that we introduce today's IGOTD, created by University of Florida student JT Fridsma: A minute-by-minute plotting of the various scenes and parallel plots in Peter Jackson's film adaptation.
Peter Jackson's currently trialing some hot-topic tech that may bring a whole new dimension to his remake of the historic Dambusters movie: 3-D filming. He's shooting test footage in New Zealand to see how feasible it is right now.