Posts Tagged ‘magic’

Transformers 4 in the works?

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Drill baby drill.

We could’ve said “Called it!” but it would’ve been too obvious. There’ll be a Transformers 4. No script’s written, and no cast attached to it, but there’s already a release date for 2014.

The only thing stopping it now is a Mayan prediction.

Now I’ve been harsh on Michael Bay in the past for doing silly things, and as momma always said: “If you’ve got nothing nice to say, blog about it.”

I do however have a great appreciation for the people surrounding Mr. Bay. In particular, the guys and gals at Industrial Light and Magic. They’ve done probably most of your favourite blockbuster movie effects.

If you watched the trailer for the third movie and nothing else (*COUGHmeCOUGH*), you would’ve seen the best part of the film (I’m guessing): The crumbling of a skyscraper with The Driller (the metallic worm thingy).

Apparently there were 70,051 parts that made the drilling robot, towering over Optimus Prime’s 10,701. The amount of detail and work that goes into special effects is mindboggling.

And with that, I’ve found a video that demonstrates just a little of what they do so well.

Now if they could just put a little more ‘parts’ into the script…

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