Adam Savage (Star Wars Ep 1 & 2, The Matrix) on why Blade Runner and it’s SFX is still the best
Popular Mechanics has an an great article in which Adam Savage whom worked on movies such as Star Wars (ep 1&2), The Matrix and can be seen on Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters show tells us why Blade Runner still is the #1 movie when it comes to the special effects. It’s a very good article and Adam Savage goes deep on some of the more technical things that makes Blade Runner into the Sci-Fi masterpiece that holds up better than most movies. You can find the article here.
You have to remember, Blade Runner was made years before digital effects became common. Today, CGI [computer-generated imagery] is becoming a mature art form, but even now there are times you just can’t beat doing some effects like these “in camera.” – Adam Savage
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