Robert McCall came up with these amazingly beautiful paintings in 1978 to help conceptualize the look of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
behind the scenes
It’s amazing what they do with them computers nowadays. Why, sometimes you don’t even know you’re looking at a special effect when it’s right there in front of you!
These concept pieces are darker than the series turned out, but BIFF! BAM! POW! They’re awsome.
Disney has become such a huge creative force in our culture that a few of these early concept drawings will probably catch you by surprise.
Back in 1989, before Health Ledger and Mark Hamill came along and ruined it for him, Jack Nicholson was the definitive Joker (and even today, it’s a helluva protrayal). Here’s a look at how one legend was transformed into another.
Take a look at the early concepts for this cruise of the Starship Enterprise.
If you’re not that familiar with Star Trek, you might not know that the original show didn’t start out with Captain Kirk, Doctor McCoy, or many of your favorite crewmembers. Instead, the first pilot episode featured Jeffery Hunter as Captain Pike, Majel Barrett as Number One, and Leonard Nimoy as Spock. When NBC saw the show, they didn’t like much about it and asked for a second pilot. Spock stayed, everyone else went and the Star Trek we know and love today was created.
The Goonies is one of those rare childhood films that actually holds up amazingly well over the years. No wonder it’s a classic! Now, come with us behind the scenes and 20 years into the past.
Gene Wilder who is well known for his portrayal of Willy Wonka in “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” has taken the Glass Elevator off…
It’s been years since this goovy gent appeared in theaters, so let’s take a nostalgic look back at facts you probably didn’t know!