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VFX Artists Are Starting To Get Pissed At Andy Serkis

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VFX artist are sick and tired of Andy Serkis acting like dancing around in a leotard is the most important part of FX work.

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Here Are The Best Bits Of Cherished Advice From Fox CEO Jim Gianopulos’ USC Commencement Speech

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Fox CEO Jim Gianopulos shares some words with USC film grads, and the importance of Mo-Cap.

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Look At Benedict Cumberbatch Mo-Capping Smaug In This Ridiculously Handsome Video

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Benedict Cumberbatch did mo-cap for 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.' It's every bit as ridiculous as you can imagine.

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Andy Serkis Takes BBC on a Tour of Gollum University

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Classically-trained British thespian Andy Serkis is famous for being the <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/08/hyperbole-check-did-rotpotas-motion-capture-really-create-the-missing-link" target="_blank">man pretending to be a chimp</a> learning to become a man who taught us all what it means to be human in Rise of Planet of the Apes, grunting and pooping in a grey leotard as many a producer hailed his performance as "So, so brave," clapping slowly in awe, eyes welling up with tears.

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James Franco demands Andy Serkis be considered the Che Guevara of chimps

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With Oscar season about to heat up, James Franco has written an article for <a href="http://www.deadline.com/2012/01/oscar-exclusive-james-franco-on-why-andy-serkis-deserves-credit-from-actors/" target="_blank">Deadline</a> in which he argues that his be-ping-pong-balled co-star, Andy Serkis, deserves the same consideration for wearing a wetsuit and jumping around like a monkey that other actors get for pretending that guys in wetsuits are actual monkeys.

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New trailer for Aventures of Tintin, that *other* Spielberg movie

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Steven Spielberg slaps his name on a lot of random crap like Transformers and Cowboys and Aliens and Real Steel, but when it comes to movies he's actually directed, there hasn't been one since Indy 4 in 2008.

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New Clip From “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Kicks The Helicopter

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20th Century Fox showed new Rise of the Planet of the Apes footage at San Diego Comic-Con and wisely put it online immediately so we wouldn't have to post a buttcam bootleg.

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Planet of the Apes still not making a great case for performance capture

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After the jump, you can watch a new clip from Rise of the Planet of the Apes (opening August 5th), introduced by Andy Serkis, who plays the guy in the digital monkey suit.

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Can Spielberg save mo-cap? Full-Length Trailer for Tintin.

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After the jump, we've got the first full trailer for The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, a collaboration between Steven Spielberg (directing), Peter Jackson, and digital effects company WETA.

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Robert Zemeckis’ empire is crumbling!

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Since finishing Castaway in 2000, Robert Zemeckis has been on a mission to make motion-capture animation happen.

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Is the great Robert Zemeckis Mo-Cap experiment finally over?

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Before 2004, Robert Zemeckis was best known as the much-loved, popcorn-movie director behind Castaway, Forrest Gump, and Back to the Future.

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The Hulk Will Be Motion-Capture, 3D

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Mark Ruffalo, the third guy to play the Hulk in a decade and officially making the role more cursed than Superman, has recently weighed in on how, exactly, this whole Hulk thing is going to work.

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SCIENCES PROVES EVEN MONKEYS HATE ROBERT ZEMECKIS

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Even a monkey could tell you Robert Zemeckis' motion-capture movies -- Beowulf, Polar Express, A Christmas Carol -- are creepy.


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