Tristan Ayala

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This Stop-Motion Artist Has Been Working on an Animation for Over 30 Years

Phil Tippett has spent a lifetime in the film industry, working as a model-maker, visual effects supervisor, director and stop-motion animator. He’s …

How The Expanse's spacewalk scene sums up the show's VFX and its character conflicts

Miller as an outcast among his own people<p>The Expanse <i>is a television show based on the novels by James S.A. Corey. Every week, I’ll be taking a look at one moment in each episode of the show’s second season, and chatting with the creators about how it was created and what it means for the larger</i> …

How to Add the Fibonacci Spiral Composition to Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>I want to use this time to think about how to add more curves, dynamism, and perhaps the legendary ‘fibonacci spiral’ to your …

Rogue One’s visual effects studio shows how it blows up planets

Destroying a planet is easy if you’ve got a Death Star (and even easier with Starkiller Base), but here on Earth we have a slightly tougher time. In our case, it’s up to the visual effects team at Industrial Light and Magic to destroy entire worlds, building cities and mountains up inside their …

Catching Up With Eve Salvail, the Original Girl With a Dragon Tattoo

The starting point for a writer’s breakthrough essay might be a blank screen; a painter’s, a white canvas. Eve Salvail, a mainstay on ’90s catwalks, can trace her meteoric rise in modeling to the moment she decided to shave her head. “I wanted to be bald,” explained Salvail earlier this month at …

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California, Massachusetts approve recreational marijuana

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The marijuana legalization movement scored its biggest victory yet Tuesday as voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada …

Winona Ryder shows why we need more angry, rebellious women in pop culture

Back in the 1980s, Winona Ryder didn’t so much burst onto the scene as rage onto it. Of the many characteristics that define her turn as <i>Heathers</i>’ disaffected protagonist Veronica Sawyer (sardonic, intelligent, empathetic, and judgmental), one of the most unusual is simply “angry.” Fictional women …

23 of the Coolest Halloween Costumes For Couples Inspired by 2016 Pop Culture

If you want to coordinate a costume with your significant other this year but you're fresh out of ideas, why not steal some inspiration from the biggest movies and TV shows of 2016? Whether they're characters from Oscar-nominated movies or onscreen lovebirds in your favorite Netflix hits, we've …