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RED2

Tue, 07/23/2013 - 16:11 -- Bob Gibbons

It means Retired, Extremely Dangerous, so maybe this is what happens when you give old people unlimited access to ammunition and an almost incomprehensible plot: they destroy everything in sight – and neither you nor they have a clear idea exactly why.

Uncharted Territory Production Team Rides Shotgun to White House

Fri, 07/19/2013 - 12:57 -- Nick Dager

White House Down co-producers Marc Weigert and Volker Engel set up their management platform Uncharted Territory in 1999 to serve as the production and visual effects hub on films they’ve been involved with including 2012, Anonymous and others. Due to the very tight, 12-month delivery schedule for White House Down, Weigert and Engel, who also served as co-VFX supervisors on the film, recruited ten visual effects vendors around the world—all using Shotgun software to push and pull shots.

White House Down

Thu, 07/18/2013 - 14:59 -- Bob Gibbons

This film is getting lost in the summer box office and while it’s not a great film, it’s better than the box office results suggest. The major factor that’s hurting it: it’s the second telling of essentially the same story this year. Just a few months ago, Gerald Butler saved the President and the White House from terrorists in Olympus Has Fallen; now it’s Channing Tatum’s turn.

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