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Guillermo del Toro talks Pacific Rim’s 3D conversion
Pacific Rim was is being converted into 3D in post-production, a recently-announced decision that appeared to go against director Guillermo del Toro’s initial feeling about the technology.
However, the director has now explained the lengthy decision-making process that led to the movie going stereoscopic…

Guillermo del Toro talks Pacific Rim’s 3D conversion

Pacific Rim was is being converted into 3D in post-production, a recently-announced decision that appeared to go against director Guillermo del Toro’s initial feeling about the technology.

However, the director has now explained the lengthy decision-making process that led to the movie going stereoscopic…

Hugh Jackman on training with Sugar Ray Leonard for Real Steel
When you’re shooting a film about a former boxer teaching a robot fighting machine his tricks of the trade, how do you add the right level of rock ‘em and sock ‘em to both the star and his bot?  If you’re Real Steel director Shawn Levy you turn to a pro to help make those moves authentic.  "Shawn said to me, ‘I really want to bring someone in for you that’s going to help you out. How do you feel about Sugar Ray Leonard?’ And I was like, ‘Sure, why don’t we just go for the best?’" Jackman says with a grin.[TO SEE THE REAL STEEL FEATURETTE, CLICK ON HUGH OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Hugh Jackman on training with Sugar Ray Leonard for Real Steel

When you’re shooting a film about a former boxer teaching a robot fighting machine his tricks of the trade, how do you add the right level of rock ‘em and sock ‘em to both the star and his bot?
 
If you’re Real Steel director Shawn Levy you turn to a pro to help make those moves authentic.
 
"Shawn said to me, ‘I really want to bring someone in for you that’s going to help you out. How do you feel about Sugar Ray Leonard?’ And I was like, ‘Sure, why don’t we just go for the best?’" Jackman says with a grin.

[TO SEE THE REAL STEEL FEATURETTE, CLICK ON HUGH OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

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The 50 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Ever
Your votes are in. See the final list…
50. Barbarella (1968)Why We Love It: Euro-trash pioneer Dino de Laurentiis tapped into cinema’s zero-G spot with his groovy adap of Jean-Claude Forest’s adult comic about a space-babe adventurer.Brash and bra-less, it’s Viagra for a genre that rarely puts the ‘sigh’ in sci-fi.

The 50 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Ever

Your votes are in. See the final list…

50. Barbarella (1968)

Why We Love It: Euro-trash pioneer Dino de Laurentiis tapped into cinema’s zero-G spot with his groovy adap of Jean-Claude Forest’s adult comic about a space-babe adventurer.

Brash and bra-less, it’s Viagra for a genre that rarely puts the ‘sigh’ in sci-fi.

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50 Greatest Movie Robots
25. Johnny 5The Robot: Johnny’s a nickname. His real moniker is Strategic Artificially Intelligent Nuclear Transport (SAINT) 5, from Short Circuit (1986).Special Features: Yeah, sure, it’s impressive that he could blow up the planet if he wanted to. But the fact he can play musical instruments is cooler.Human Qualities? An appreciation for naked Ally Sheedy: “Nice software!”

50 Greatest Movie Robots

25. Johnny 5

The Robot: Johnny’s a nickname. His real moniker is Strategic Artificially Intelligent Nuclear Transport (SAINT) 5, from Short Circuit (1986).

Special Features: Yeah, sure, it’s impressive that he could blow up the planet if he wanted to. But the fact he can play musical instruments is cooler.

Human Qualities? An appreciation for naked Ally Sheedy: “Nice software!”