Posts tagged "behind the scenes"
Tilda Swinton underwent hours in the makeup chair to play the 84-year-old dowager Madame D. “We’re not usually working with a vast, Bruckheimer-type budget on my films, so often we’re trying a work-around,” says director Wes Anderson. “But for the old-age makeup I just said, ‘Let’s get the most expensive people we can.’”
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The scenes where the crop duster is chasing and shooting at Thornhill were filmed with a real airplane while the scene where the plane crashes into the fuel truck was done using large models of both truck and plane
North By Northwest (1959)
The first day that she shot a scene involving Jones the cat, Sigourney Weaver’s skin started reacting badly. Horrified, the young actress immediately thought that she might be allergic to cats, and that it would be easier for the production to recast her. As it transpired, Weaver was reacting to glycerin sprayed on her skin to make her look hot and sweaty.
Daniel Radcliffe can’t tolerate contact lenses, so in the scene where Harry is possessed, his eyes are digitally changed.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
When Jenna, Sylvie, and Dixie are walking in the street, a Balto look-alike can be seen behind them being pulled by its owner. This dog is Balto’s old design.
The actual undersea footage was shot in the Bahamas in the same location that was used for the silent 1916 version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
The film was edited in Martin Scorsese’s New York apartment every night after filming for the day had finished.
Raging Bull (1980)
There is no simulated motion blur in the movie, in order to make the movie feel like a stop-motion LEGO film. Instead, when scenes called for characters to move quickly, the animators constructed LEGO brick “streaks” in the same colors as the character.
The LEGO Movie (2014)
All the music played by Sex Bob-Omb was composed by Beck.
Scott Pilgrim vs The World (2010)
This is Disney’s first 2-D film in which all of the voice actors do both the speaking and singing parts since Beauty and the Beast.
Princess and the Frog (2009)