Whether it’s the computer-generated Jurassic Park’s awesome T-Rex, James Cameron’s utopian Pandora in Avatar, or digitally bulking up Nicholas Cage in Ghost Rider – CGI is everywhere in modern films. More’s the pity: in the good old days if it looked like someone was risking life and limb on celluloid, they really were.Read more >>>
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