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Things We Saw Today: The Black Panther Team Breaks Down Their Special Effects

Plus Legion, Stan Lee, Godzilla vs Kong and more!
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VFX in cinema have become so advanced that it’s difficult to tell the difference between digital effects and practical ones. Black Panther, like other MCU films, featured a dazzling array of special effects throughout the film. Luma Pictures, the independent studio who built the visuals for the car chase sequence, released a video breakdown of the sequence in a fascinating look at cutting edge digital effects.

Better ass-kicking through technology, right?

(via io9, image: Marvel)

  • Fans of FX’s trippy X-Men series Legion rejoice: the show has been renewed for a third season. (via Collider)
  • The much maligned and controversial Heathers reboot was canceled by the Paramount network. (via Deadline)
  • Stan Lee is safe after being threatened by two gunmen outside his home. The men have been detained by the LAPD. (via Comic Book Resources)
  • Fed up with the lack of representation, women have launched Europe’s first all-female cyber security conference which is set to take place in London later this month. (via Forbes)
  • Deadpool 2‘s Julian Dennison has joined the cast of Godzilla vs. Kong. (via Coming Soon)

The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson just posted our favorite take on the “terms and conditions” meme:

Happy Sunday all!

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Chelsea was born and raised in New Orleans, which explains her affinity for cheesy grits and Britney Spears. An pop culture journalist since 2012, her work has appeared on Autostraddle, AfterEllen, and more. Her beats include queer popular culture, film, television, republican clownery, and the unwavering belief that 'The Long Kiss Goodnight' is the greatest movie ever made. She currently resides in sunny Los Angeles, with her husband, 2 sons, and one poorly behaved rescue dog. She is a former roller derby girl and a black belt in Judo, so she is not to be trifled with. She loves the word “Jewess” and wishes more people used it to describe her.