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  • ArtWithSR
    ArtWithSR 4 months ago +3474

    Putting it out there again: Dredd (2012)'s Slo-Mo FX! It's a lot of basic slow-motion, but they tweak it with VFX to such a pleasing and iconic aesthetic that it DESERVES to be reacted to!

    • Paul McDonagh
      Paul McDonagh 8 days ago

      Such a shame that movie didn't do well. It was amazing and I really wanted a sequel.

    • ZENAMANIAC
      ZENAMANIAC 4 months ago

      YEEESSSSS!!! I've done the effect messing around with me smoking a hookah around the time the movie dropped

    • Eevee
      Eevee 4 months ago

      Yeah and Shin Godzilla as well!! Specifically the scene where it's causing destruction of course

    • guitarhero8110
      guitarhero8110 4 months ago

      That movie in general is gold

    • blkjedi
      blkjedi 4 months ago

      Absolutely!!!!!!!

  • matthijs blomjous
    matthijs blomjous 4 months ago +486

    what gets me in the breaking bad scene is the explosion itself. it's so realistic and raw, no intense fireballs or any of that stuff. just plain power and awesomeness

    • TheAthens619
      TheAthens619 8 days ago

      The unrealistic thing from it is that he gets up and walks out, fixes his tie, and then dies. That's not how that works, he would have been knocked out from the shockwave , concussed and died quickly after; 0% of getting up and walking out. Don't care if you're a bad ass villain, you're still human and obey the laws of physics

    • manlystyleunder50
      manlystyleunder50 3 months ago

      @Khazardous most doors aren't even 7ft high

    • Jiboo!
      Jiboo! 3 months ago

      @manlystyleunder50 wtf lol

  • Austin Entertainment
    Austin Entertainment 4 months ago +46

    I would love to see y’all discuss the hunger games! As the series progressed, the cgi became better and better. Additionally, much of the cgi was creating environments which were very stylized, and I would love to hear y’all discuss how to create convincing environments while keeping a specific style

    • Edward M
      Edward M 3 months ago +1

      The 2nd one was filmed partially at the Atlanta Beach, which was an artificial beach constructed for the 96 Olympics, to have the circular beach in the arena. The VFX in those shots is incredible, I think the only thing that isn't created is the beach itself. The entire background and I'm sure lots of the stuff in the water is CG.

  • AJ
    AJ 4 months ago +16

    i really liked the jankiness of the NPH slow-mo sequence. it was an affect i hadn't seen before and felt unique and jarring which i think was the intended result

    • Mark Colville
      Mark Colville 3 months ago +5

      @RetroRad The mismatched framerate is the intended part, the terrible rotoscoping, bad exposure and lighting is not the intended part. Unless the goal is to make it look like low budget cgi, in which case they succeeded.

    • RetroRad
      RetroRad 3 months ago +4

      It IS the intended result and Its so frustrating that they don't realize it. It's a stylized attempt at portraying latency in like an online video game. I think its super cool, and exactly what they were going for. They wanted to try something different than just re-doing an old effect that they already proved they could do perfectly, even back then.

  • crosina
    crosina 4 months ago +106

    Yes!! I remember watching those scenes in the Witcher and praying you guys would break it down. My brain kept going “That’s CG! Wait, it’s not CG, no, that’s CG! Wait? That’s not CG?” Glad to finally have some closure 😂.

    • sotuur aeei
      sotuur aeei 4 months ago

      this but also in Silent Hill there's a scene with dark Alessa hugging Rose and then just kinda "integrates" herself into her.

  • Meris
    Meris 3 months ago +2

    The problem with the NPH scene is that we're inexplicably getting both character's perspectives of the same event, which led them to use effects which make no sense. Choose a viewpoint and stick to it; bullet time is already stretching the rules of cinematography for a specific effect.

  • Aidan Zieres
    Aidan Zieres 4 months ago +18

    Ahhh, I'm so disappointed they didn't talk about the VFX that needed to be done to cover the track in Gus's last shot. They had to digitally replace the debris on the floor in order to cover the camera track. That was also a very impressive feat.

  • D3DS3C
    D3DS3C 4 months ago +2

    I just came back to say that yesterday I watched The Matrix Resurrections and that scene with NPH where he uses "Bullet Time" was really distracting for me. I agree with Niko it did feel really janky. Also, I didn't like that it was so Meta.

  • Vladan
    Vladan 4 months ago +5

    Overall I'd say VFX artists don't get enough recognition and respect, they are as important as actors.
    Truly a work of art!

  • Macakiux
    Macakiux 4 months ago +426

    8:07 'So, Breaking Bad is a movie...' Wren 2022.

    • Annoying Gabiru
      Annoying Gabiru 4 months ago +1

      There's also more obviously wrong stuff on the rest of his sentence that makes it clear it's a joke.

    • Serif_OW
      Serif_OW 4 months ago +3

      @The Riddler he's fucking with you, the same way he said "speaking of the Matrix - here's Breaking Bad, speaking of Breaking Bad - The Witcher!" wren does this nonsense almost every week and you're falling for it lmao

    • CurryKingWurst
      CurryKingWurst 4 months ago

      They cut something out right after Wren said that. Might very well have been them saying "Wren, Breaking Bad is not a movie, it's a show" or something along those lines.

    • ramgallano
      ramgallano 4 months ago +1

      @Socks it's very good. takes place right after the final episode

    • Sai Krishna
      Sai Krishna 4 months ago +1

      I was deeply hurt.

  • 【映画イベントやってます!】ゆうき監督

    Greeting from Japan. I just started learning about VFX. And this series is very educational to me for what I should be careful of as a VFX artist. Keep up your good work!!

  • azuresonic69
    azuresonic69 4 months ago +8

    That gus scene, when I first saw it, gave me a heart attack. So convincing. So realistic.

    • Nathan Haines
      Nathan Haines 4 months ago +1

      The heart attack from me was knowing he *had* to be dead, and then seeing him walk out. Impossible! There's no *way* he could've survived! But, if anyone *could* have, it would be Gus... And there was nothing else in the show to suggest that kind of VFX budget. It was absolutely amazing filmmaking.

  • Willy Funny
    Willy Funny 4 months ago +30

    I’ve been watching vfx artists react since day one! Crazy that there’s been 61 of them! Keep up the great work corridor!

  • dol noes
    dol noes 3 months ago +6

    Watching this episode it finally clicked why I liked this show less than a few years ago: The episodes featuring guests who break down their own work are becoming more and more like a reel or teaser for their films. (And I am actually quite certain that Corridors range on TheXvid definitely has a lot of influence on the decision to accept the invite. There must be some marketing thoughts.)
    This episode is again typical for the beginning of the show. Without someone who participated in making the scenes which are reviewed the analysis is much more honest and much less buttering up.

  • M Shaffer
    M Shaffer 4 months ago +381

    I’m surprised that you haven’t covered the original Jumanji and Zathura, both have their ups and downs in terms of VFX, both are pretty cool

    • ddevil
      ddevil 4 months ago

      @3guys1hammer yeah I remember them doing the stampede part of Jumanji also.

    • 3guys1hammer
      3guys1hammer 4 months ago +3

      @ddevil Yup, the did the robot part, don't know when but I remember seeing it

    • ddevil
      ddevil 4 months ago +3

      They did Jumanji, but I don't remember if they did Zarthura

    • 3guys1hammer
      3guys1hammer 4 months ago +10

      They did.

  • Heavyfackingmusic
    Heavyfackingmusic 4 months ago +6

    I'de love to see you guys react to the opening battle over Coruscant in Revenge of the Sith. Some of that CG still looks great even after 16 years! + It has all the obligatory super cringe script ; )

    • foopyu nooui
      foopyu nooui 4 months ago

      effects) This one is more of a technical question, but in Spiderman No Way Home, they obviously reused footage of the lizard and Sandman from their original films. But they

  • Generic House
    Generic House 4 months ago +1

    Thank God y’all talked about the matrix. My friends could understand why I wasn’t happy with this movie. Whole thing felt like it didn’t really need to happen. Some stories just don’t need to be told. As far as these “requels” (sequel/reboot) this one missed the mark.

  • alfie wild
    alfie wild 4 months ago +1

    The birth giving scene in children of men is pretty incredible, it's the most realistic looking new born I've seen in a film for sure.

  • dhrunssofast
    dhrunssofast 4 months ago +1

    Love the Matrix breakdown, thank you, guys!

  • Caitlynn Legris
    Caitlynn Legris 4 months ago +483

    I believe we were promise over a year ago now: Love, Death and Robots.
    I have been waiting very patiently
    I would love to see you guys do a multipart series looking at those! 😊

    • Luey Sixty-six
      Luey Sixty-six 3 months ago

      Oh, they are all sooo great..

    • Str4vv
      Str4vv 3 months ago

      And a Hobbit Episode is also still missing.

    • Andrew Bird
      Andrew Bird 4 months ago +1

      Phwooargh GREAT idea! Also… where's a Starship Troopers Special?

    • Rosie Dow
      Rosie Dow 4 months ago

      YESSSS

  • Doug Hannah TV
    Doug Hannah TV 4 months ago +1

    Would love to see a discussion of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. So many amazing in camera effects mixed with some great VFX.

  • TheSongOfZion
    TheSongOfZion 4 months ago +9

    Just re-watched the 1955 movie Tarantula! Its a very interesting old school sci-fi that has some interesting VFX!
    -I kept wondering how they did some shots and I think you guys on the couch would enjoy going over it!

  • Christopher Miller
    Christopher Miller 4 months ago +1

    Hey, have you guys ever looked into the practical effects of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? There's very little CG in it, so it'd be a lot of fun to explore the "how did they do that?!" effects!

  • Elijah Webb
    Elijah Webb 4 months ago +7

    Hey, dig what y’all do
    I could never understand why in Little Shop of Horrors puppetry Audrey II’s puppetry seems so much more articulate than anything from the 80’s,kinda holds up nowadays too.
    I’ve looked around, not a lot of info on this subject

  • Metal Crusader666
    Metal Crusader666 4 months ago +267

    Please react to the Bumblebee movie Opening Scene, its such a Brilliaint scene. And i would love to see your thoughts on it, Everything in that scene is pretty insane, (the lightning, CGI, Explosions, Motions...)

    • JDS$$
      JDS$$ 4 months ago +4

      @Specular ya it looked cool more like a anime comic look I like the live action ones better but I see what your saying.

    • Specular
      Specular 4 months ago +2

      @JDS$$ it maybe didn’t look super photorealistic but I think the overall design / direction was what I’ve always wanted to see for transformers

    • MJRLHobbyStuff
      MJRLHobbyStuff 4 months ago +4

      Those first 5 minutes was better the the rest of the entire live action Transformers movie-verse

    • JDS$$
      JDS$$ 4 months ago +1

      Ugh that scene looked sooo fake

    • Wouter d.B.
      Wouter d.B. 4 months ago +3

      Yes, compare the bots from Bumblebee to the shitty Bayformers..

  • Mickey Valenz
    Mickey Valenz 4 months ago +1

    Breaking Bad was so well made. This scene was so effective and they foreshadowed it with the burned teddy bear Walt finds

  • Vwlss Nvwls
    Vwlss Nvwls 3 months ago +2

    The Breaking Bad scene is what finally made me watch the show. I kept seeing the ending of each episode on recordings of other shows I was watching, but never watched the show because I could not see how a show about a Meth dealer could be good. Then I saw him walk out of a room, with half his face blown off, and I said "Okay... I have to see what leads up to this." I am so glad I finally watched the show.

  • Cozar
    Cozar 4 months ago +1

    I’d love to see you guys react to all of Blizzard’s animation cinematics for WoW and Diablo

  • Amartya Singh
    Amartya Singh 4 months ago +3

    I'm ngl this series and the channel has really made me appreciate CGI and vfx and how much work goes into all of that, and most of all, what looks better and why and vice versa. You guys are awesome and I appreciate this so much

  • ethai1
    ethai1 4 months ago +514

    I'd like to see you guys react to:
    -Silent Hill (2006) - the otherworld transitions, and Monsters designs
    -Sam Raimi's Spider man 1 and 3 (sandman effects, Venom and symbiote effects)
    This one is more of a technical question, but in Spiderman No Way Home, they obviously reused footage of the lizard and Sandman from their original films. But they had different effects, which requires, I assume, the original footage that was caught on camera. Is it common practice to save raw footage for that long?
    Edit: I can't believe I forgot this but also in Silent Hill there's a scene with dark Alessa hugging Rose and then just kinda "integrates" herself into her.

    • ethai1
      ethai1 4 months ago +1

      @Yoara Yes! That's a great idea.

    • Yoara
      Yoara 4 months ago +2

      and compare the Venom/symbiote effects to the ones in Venom's own movies

    • ethai1
      ethai1 4 months ago

      @Oliver Mutale Mumba You should post this in comments, not in replies

    • Oliver Mutale Mumba
      Oliver Mutale Mumba 4 months ago

      React to Gantz(2010), Another Gantz and Gantz 0

    • ethai1
      ethai1 4 months ago

      @Parzival Thanks anyway!

  • plank
    plank 4 months ago +4

    Would love to see you guys dive in to The Expanse. Amazing show with some top-notch effects (and plenty of janky ones too).

  • Awkward Goldfish
    Awkward Goldfish 4 months ago

    I’d love to see you all talk about The Haunting. The 1963 version I believe was all practical effects and then they remade it in 1999 with CGI, maybe you could compare them.

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    Congrats on the second kid Niko! It's crazy growing up along side you guys over the last 10 odd years. Take care :)

  • Nicole Zeltser
    Nicole Zeltser 4 months ago

    The Expanse. Masterful practical + digital effects throughout the whole series, immersing the audience in zero gravity. They just finished their last season, the finale was a work of art (if nothing else, the cargo container sequence). The show has been on air for years and I think it's about time y'all honored it with your attention. Have Adam Savage back, he'll tell ya!

  • TheEnderBand
    TheEnderBand 4 months ago +237

    Niko has that “I have a Newborn Baby and haven’t slept in three days” look to him. Congrats and hang in there bub, you’re a trooper

    • Sailor Jupeajupe
      Sailor Jupeajupe 4 months ago

      @Hater the movie was fantastic actually. Only thing that was lacking was the fight choreography.

    • TheEnderBand
      TheEnderBand 4 months ago

      @Himanshu Gautam binary imitation is the sincerest form of flattery I guess

    • TheEnderBand
      TheEnderBand 4 months ago

      @Hater that will definitely do it

    • Himanshu Gautam
      Himanshu Gautam 4 months ago +1

      Hey man congrats your comment has been copied by a lot of bots on this video.

    • Hater
      Hater 4 months ago +7

      He's devasteted by that
      new shitty Matrix movie

  • mijuo roui
    mijuo roui 4 months ago

    Would love to see a another breakdown of old practical effects.

  • Megan Orcholski
    Megan Orcholski 4 months ago +1

    I would love to hear you talk about the Watchman series, specifically episode 6. The camera work and fades create such beautiful storytelling. The hanging would be specifically interesting to hear you talk about the mechanics, but there’s so much you could discuss in that episode.

  • Lewis Klein
    Lewis Klein 4 months ago

    Would love to see you react to the tragedy of Macbeth. It’s got some super unique visuals

  • Eli Schnell
    Eli Schnell 3 months ago

    The 80's TV show "Amazing Stories" Season 2, Episode 8 "Go to the Head of the Class." The decapitation shots of Christopher Lloyd are really awesome for the time, and I'm not sure how they did some of them. Starts around 35:50 mark.

  • TheXhadeZ
    TheXhadeZ 4 months ago +182

    For me that Nivellan (The Witcher) effect is so great due to the eyes being real, that ties it together and the performance so well.

    • Iain McClatchie
      Iain McClatchie 4 months ago +1

      The lip movements didn't look right. His lips needed to form a momentary seal when he speaks a "p". That's not actually possible when you have adjacent exposed teeth (in this case going both up and down). Nivellen's lips don't conform around his teeth, and we expect to see that when he talks.
      I realize it's a lot of work, but lips don't just go up and down when we talk. They are so agile that deaf people can tell what you are saying from looking at your lips! Watch Nivellen again -- you can't do that, his lips are too stiff. Human lips are more compliant, and we actively use our teeth to support them. People missing front teeth have speech impediments that you can hear.
      There's another problem, which is that teeth can't be exposed all the time, because they'd dry out and then shatter. Water isn't enough -- dentin requires saliva to maintain toughness and mend microfractures. Even the big canines of a lion or tiger or the protruding lowers of a hippo are covered and kept wet by loose lips that fold over them nearly all the time. These long lips are pulled back when fighting or eating, leading to the characteristic wrinkles that we associate with fierceness.

    • C M
      C M 4 months ago +2

      I assumed the eyes were makeup and the nose down was cgi. I remember totally trying to figure it out when I was watching it for the first time

    • LoudestHoward
      LoudestHoward 4 months ago +4

      The rug really tied the effect together.

    • Jferrer1310
      Jferrer1310 4 months ago +1

      @Mickaël Perrier It fooled me in the best way possible

    • Mickaël Perrier
      Mickaël Perrier 4 months ago +2

      I was 100% sure it was a prosthetic. It's just impressive.

  • Shaun Fontaine
    Shaun Fontaine 3 months ago

    I worked on Matrix Ressureactions, our studio was responsible for those mirror shots. The reflections were digi doubles, no witness cam behind the wall and mirror. I guess it's not that obvious lol.. that arm reflection, 100% CGI.

  • Reflective
    Reflective 4 months ago

    The creature work in The Eternals was really good, but there's a specific shot I think you'd like. In the fight at Druig's compound there's a moment where a deviant gets killed and they just toss the tail away after they kill it and the weight of it feels so real

  • lord lem
    lord lem 20 days ago

    Ahhh, I'm so disappointed they didn't talk about the VFX that needed to be done to cover the track in Gus's last shot. They had to digitally replace the debris on the floor in order to cover the camera track. That was also a very impressive feat.

  • Jesse
    Jesse 4 months ago

    Just saw a pretty trippy scene from the pilot of Euphoria with a spinning hallway. A breakdown of how to pull off a shot like that would be cool

  • Stuart Preece
    Stuart Preece 4 months ago +393

    I would LOVE for you guys to do a deep dive on the VFX for The Expanse, terrific show with some stellar production value. 🙏

    • Matt Habay
      Matt Habay 4 months ago +1

      @Deen Don Amazon basically cancelled it. They gave them budget for six episodes which is why this season looked so bad

    • Matt Habay
      Matt Habay 4 months ago +1

      Until this last season since Amazon killed the budget

    • stoevne2
      stoevne2 4 months ago +3

      100 times this! Do the Expanse!

    • over9000
      over9000 4 months ago

      @Lyubomir Grigorov Indeed, it also kind of sucks that they only made 6 episodes. The Season was solid but felt pretty compressed. And I don't rly understand the decision to increase the budget per episode. The quality of the last couple seasons was good enough. The Expanse never needed much effects to tell it's little stories.

    • Doug Hannon
      Doug Hannon 4 months ago +1

      I would love to see a space TV episode. Look at the Expanse, Battlestar Galactica, Stargate, etc.

  • srayj
    srayj 4 months ago +2

    I’d love to see you guys react to all of the Marvel Disney+ shows, especially the WandaVision scene where they used practical effects, but I also recommend The Orville since the show had a fully CG character that resembles a gelatinous blob.

  • Colt Scott
    Colt Scott 4 months ago +1

    I wanna hear a full critical review of Matrix 4. I had mixed feelings and it feels good to hear these guys deal it out, too.

  • gearless
    gearless 4 months ago

    Honestly, I really liked the new bullet time effect, but I will admit it would probably be better if they didn’t seemingly randomly switch to it like that

  • NikoNikoSenseiニコニコ先生

    This was great and I started drinking Huel last month and it’s significantly helped my IBS issues.

  • Trooper 6190
    Trooper 6190 4 months ago +10

    Still really wanting an episode that includes sound design. Specifically designers who record their own sounds and sound effects as well as including composers in a video or too. I feel it would be an interesting video.

    • Trooper 6190
      Trooper 6190 4 months ago +1

      @Jim Bob VFX artists react to good and bad stunts? I just think a single episode including sound design would be entertaining and also encompass the entirety of film making as we’ve seen and learned so much from them about different aspects so far.

    • Jim Bob
      Jim Bob 4 months ago

      The show is about VFX, man. It won't include sound related things.

  • Dor Caspi
    Dor Caspi 4 months ago +1

    You should definitely do Spike Jonze' Apple commercial with FKA Twigs. Most of the effects there are practical but they're absolutely mind-blowing.
    In general I think some music videos can be fun to react to

  • Tyler
    Tyler 4 months ago +1

    Yes! Thank you for putting to words what seemed visually wrong with those matrix scenes.

  • Elizaveta
    Elizaveta 4 months ago +1

    First of all- lemme say- I'm a big fan- and second, could you guys react to Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets CGI? More specifically, the first scene on planet Mul? It's the most expensive European film ever made, and the VFX is absolutely stunning. But y'all always seem to be able to find some little mistakes, so I guess this is a challenge haha!

  • Sound Advice
    Sound Advice 4 months ago

    I didn't realize how intense those mirror effects were in the new Matrix. A
    The new Candyman has really great mirror shots throughout and some pretty decent stunt work. That's one that could have some solid reactions from a vfx and stuntwork perspective.

  • JonathanSladkoTV
    JonathanSladkoTV 4 months ago +66

    I’d really like to see you guys react to some of the Narnia movies from the early 2000s. They hold up surprisingly well in my opinion

    • JonathanSladkoTV
      JonathanSladkoTV 4 months ago +1

      @ethai1 Maybe! I don’t remember. I would particularly like to see the Dawn Treader painting scene

    • ethai1
      ethai1 4 months ago +1

      Maybe I'm wrong but I think they did talk about Aslan in one of the earlier episodes.

  • Jake ギル
    Jake ギル 4 months ago

    I would love if you talked about the moon bandit scene from Ad Astra! It’s incredible and they have a being the scene clip too. It absolutely blew my mind the first time I saw it

  • Bu Mez
    Bu Mez 4 months ago

    Two films I’d love for you guys to react to are “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen” by Terry Gilliam and “Wizard of speed and time” they both came out in 1988 so more practical effect which I know Niko loves. Worth a watch regardless

    • sotuur aeei
      sotuur aeei 4 months ago +1

      What about all 3 riddik movies, all different cg and practical across the three, can even chuck the anime in as a bonus.

  • Ethan Cryder
    Ethan Cryder 4 months ago

    This just reminds me how much I love breaking bad. If anybody here hasn’t seen it (even though one of the best payoffs in the whole show was just ruined) you should still see the show!

  • Körnel
    Körnel 3 months ago +1

    Good to know about mirrors:
    If you put one finger on a mirror, there will be a little space between your finger and the reflection of said finger. Now you know, that it's a real mirror.
    If there is no space between the finger and its reflection it is a fake mirror where on the other side is most definitely some kind of space, as seen as in the Matrix shot.
    Important to know, if you're trying on or changing clothes in fitting rooms, public toilets, etc.
    Because if it is a fake mirror there can be a chance of a camera lurking behind it.
    Stay safe, in various aspects.

  • Robert Brookes
    Robert Brookes 4 months ago +172

    Corridor Crew should definitely react to The Chronicles of Narnia. Both the Disney (and Fox) films, but also the older BBC TV show that has some rather crazy effects.

  • Leo Jones
    Leo Jones 4 months ago

    Since you reviewed NPH Bullet Time and showed Witcher S2, I thought you would parallel how well they did the disjointed movement of the Bruxa with how they handled NPH

  • Ron Thomson
    Ron Thomson 4 months ago

    I'm almost 65 and love what you guys do. A brief history, I was part of of a improv group in high school and eventually ended up in Second City Toronto. Back in the day we would volunteer at our local cable TV station to learn how it all works and then come in with our skits/material and film it ourselves. That was decades ago and during the past few years I've enjoyed your Saturday at noon drops and during Covid you have have inspired us to get creative again. My thanks (Hey I know you need the bucks and understood, some of us can't afford another internet cost but at least ya still give us the TheXvid)

  • IbokRock811
    IbokRock811 4 months ago

    Hell yeah! S2 of The Witcher is a huuge improvement from S1! Glad to hear people say it :)

  • DFish89
    DFish89 4 months ago

    I would love to see your guys' take on the vfx in Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City because some of them (namely Birkin's final G-Virus form) look a little bit off and would like to hear how you might do it better, as well as some of the other vfx in the movie because some of them look solid. Just try not to think about how wrong they did Leon in it.

  • Marksman230591
    Marksman230591 4 months ago +72

    Nivellen was SO well-done in that Witcher season 2 episode. Could’ve fooled me that it was all prosthetics, but nope, the whole face is CG. Now that’s some masterful VFX work that doesn’t overdo it while also allowing the actor to not be bothered by makeup and prosthetics for his facial performance. Also, Kristofer Hivju did it brilliantly. But man, is it weird to see him cleanly shaved after seeing him with a full beard for so long, lol

    • Kiet Le
      Kiet Le 4 months ago +1

      I could have sworn the eyes were real.

    • Nikenik2001
      Nikenik2001 4 months ago

      Agree, I read an interview with him when he had done a Swedish police drama and he jokingly said something about having it in his contract his character had to have a beard. 😁

  • Ser Camino
    Ser Camino Month ago

    Just met this channel and all its content its super interesting and fun.
    Good job and keep on going please!
    Regards from Buenos Aires.

  • TheRealNinjaTree
    TheRealNinjaTree 2 months ago

    I would lovefor you guys to look at some classic special effects from the Universal Horror lineup from the 30s and 40s. Frankenstein, Dracula, the Invisible Man, etx.

  • foopyu nooui
    foopyu nooui 4 months ago

    i love to see some 90's Star Trek stuff. specifically the TNG movies and the DS9 episode Trials and Tribblulations where they go and mess with a TOS episode.

  • Ken Sands
    Ken Sands 4 months ago

    You guys have to check out the absolutely amazing motion capture and de-aging of ABBA for their new album release.
    It's something different then the typical movie.

  • Felix SR
    Felix SR 4 months ago +1132

    I was legit craving for a CGI react video right now. Thank you for making my Saturday!

    • markus salling
      markus salling 4 months ago +1

      kinda not tbh fr fr

    • melonlover72
      melonlover72 4 months ago +2

      @Silk nah np

    • Silk
      Silk 4 months ago +1

      @melonlover72 Just felt like adding mine in. Sorry I realised you were joking.

    • melonlover72
      melonlover72 4 months ago +1

      @Silk I was joking lol

    • Silk
      Silk 4 months ago +1

      @melonlover72 Sunday out here, nearly Monday

  • Joseph Y.
    Joseph Y. 4 months ago +1

    Can you react to Archive 81, specifically the Kalego scene where the blood goes around the sculpture? A great example of how simple effects can have a big impact. Another series that would be really cool for Corridor would be a sound design artists react. Shows like the Archive 81 or the new Dune music have such great scores.

  • Rycarious
    Rycarious 4 months ago

    I was really confused about Nivellen’s face when I first saw The Witcher season 2. Sometimes it looked really practical but sometimes it looked CGI. So glad you guys covered it!

  • nieooj gotoy
    nieooj gotoy 3 months ago +1

    Would love to see you guys talk about the practical effects of the plant from Little Shop of Horrors

  • SIX1SIX
    SIX1SIX 27 days ago

    I remember watching that breaking bad scene when i was younger AND IT SCARED THE SHIT OUT OF ME like it literally gave me nightmares💀💀

  • DiscoSamurai
    DiscoSamurai 4 months ago +164

    This has to be one of the best youtube shows of them all. It's so interesting, entertaining and educational, to boot.
    Many props and my best wishes to you all, Corridor Crew! 🙏

  • Trustin Dean
    Trustin Dean 4 months ago +1

    I was just kinda thinking throughout the matrix that the reason for the obvious weirdness in the VFX at times is because this guy is intentionally screwing with the simulation and as such they allowed things that were a little jank to sip through. Ya know because he's intentionally glitching it

  • LieutenantAmerica
    LieutenantAmerica 4 months ago +4

    I feel like the Matrix bullet time thing is as simple to explain as "Lana Wachowski decided to try a different style to depict bullet time."
    Personally I dug it.

  • Gareth Caine
    Gareth Caine 4 months ago

    Would love to see a breakdown of the ghostbusters movie vfx, starting with the charming if slightly outdated effects of the first movie and pulling through to how they brought a certain character into afterlife. Think it would be an interesting breakdown as those movie are filled with both great (the books floating and the first ghost scene in the library, first movie) and some less great effects, (something about the terror dog chase scene in the first movie doesn't feel right when I watch it at least)

  • Darren Koyle
    Darren Koyle 3 months ago +1

    Can y'all redo the neo bullet time shot roughly 1 hour and 20 min into the movie. I'd love to see it done the same way it was done before with the bajillion cameras, regardless of how jank it ends up looking it'll be an improvement on the current shot

  • Chris Anderson
    Chris Anderson 4 months ago

    This was a good episode. Lots of great questions asked.

  • Warren Jackter
    Warren Jackter 4 months ago +1

    Would love to see you guys talk about the practical effects of the plant from Little Shop of Horrors

  • Shelby Herring
    Shelby Herring 3 months ago +1

    Man, Giancarlo is such an underrated actor...
    First thing I remember seeing him in was Trading Places as one of the jailbirds in with Eddie Murphy's character. Man's got some good roles.

  • Cesar Perez
    Cesar Perez 4 months ago

    Nivellin in the witcher had me scratching my head after seeing the episode and I had to look it up. It looks so good!!!

  • Sad Brad
    Sad Brad 4 months ago +44

    I would love to see you guys react to the Expanse, the show's final episode just aired and it has one of the greatest cgi battles I've ever seen

  • PinoyPeacock
    PinoyPeacock 4 months ago +1

    I would really like to see some of the special effects broken down in Star Trek the Next Generation.

  • 1classicgamer
    1classicgamer 4 months ago

    You guys should do Cloverfield. I was watching The Making of for it yesterday and my mind was blown at how much of that movie was shot on a green screen stage with such a small budget.

  • Shmoooooogle
    Shmoooooogle 4 months ago

    Would honestly love a version of this where they breakdown some iconic music videos. The Scientist by Coldplay? Would be a good start.

  • Piers Merison
    Piers Merison 4 months ago

    Would be great to see you guys do the behind the scenes for the Hobbit and Benedict Cumberbatch's insistence on using motion capture despite no one thinking it’s needed

  • Canon Steed
    Canon Steed 4 months ago +123

    On the same lines as matrix, you guys should try out the matrix’s game! All the physics are amazing! There is also a few things I have noticed that need some work, like the crash physics, everything seems too light. But also a ton of amazing things, the green tint, the lighting, all of it is pretty cool!

    • Sergeeeek
      Sergeeeek 4 months ago +3

      UE5 demo thing for the new matrix

    • Darrick Beitinger
      Darrick Beitinger 4 months ago +4

      Enter the Matrix or Path of Neo?

    • Lucia
      Lucia 4 months ago +3

      Tbh I think that the crash physics are the best ever done, only complaint I have is that the car doors and stuff don’t fall off. Cars, when in high speed crash, do seem very light irl. Cars don’t weigh that much in the grand scheme of things when talking about 100‘s of miles per hour

  • charles
    charles 2 months ago

    I think Barney from How I Met Your Mother actually saying the words “bullet time” killed the scene more than any visual effect ever could.

  • CurryBrain
    CurryBrain 4 months ago

    I know y’all just did a review of a scene from Breaking Bad but I was wondering if it may be worth it to see the scenes of a de-aged Bryan Cranston from the flashbacks. Idk whether or not there’s any CG or filters, or if it’s just makeup and the specific lighting situation the scene takes place to hide Cranston’s age. When I watch those scenes something always feels just a little off.

  • mitch l
    mitch l 4 months ago

    I would love to see a break down of Oliver Tree's music videos, they're so goofy with great VFX

  • ItsWabbits
    ItsWabbits 4 months ago +2

    I love when you guys get really technical, it's such a treat to listen to your expertise, ty ty ty tytytytytytytytyty

  • Bob the Monitor
    Bob the Monitor 4 months ago +104

    You should take a look at The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance! It has some wonderful CG mixed with spectacular puppet work. I think the shots where they transition from wide CG environments to up-close sets are particularly interesting

    • bigbadbimbo
      bigbadbimbo 4 months ago +2

      and they have a lot of behind the scenes footage!!

    • Kjleed13
      Kjleed13 4 months ago +1

      I agree one added thing I didn’t notice immediately was the skeksis tongue being added with CG.

    • roguechevelle
      roguechevelle 4 months ago +3

      Oh my gosh! I just posted a comment about this and then happen to see this comment. Yes! I loved the show for the most part and still kinda pissed at Netflix for canceling the show, they did Jim Henson company and all the people who worked so passionately on the show dirty fr. The director and producer was told by Netflix the show was canceled 60 days after the show was released but were told not to say anything publicly for another few months from what I've heard.

  • Knives
    Knives 4 months ago +13

    As much as I love Breaking Bad, I always felt that scene where Gus walked out and adjusted his tie, just felt so out of scope for the realistic grounded tone that the rest of the show has. Great effect, but a bit gratuitous I feel.

    • Knives
      Knives 3 months ago

      @Brian Grussing I can believe it, shock and trauma in wartimes can cause the brain to totally short circuit at the horror it is trying to adjust to, but a bullet to the brain is very different to a bomb to the cranium when a good portion of it is missing.

    • Knives
      Knives 3 months ago

      @Attila Puzder I mean, yes I think it's quite badass that he maintains to his character likeness through and through, but I still feel like for the show, it's a moment that could have been displayed with a little less gratuity and flair. Absolutely great episode nonetheless, Face/Off remains one of the greats.

    • Knives
      Knives 3 months ago

      @Mick Mize Hehe, oh I know. My girlfriend and I recently came off our..3rd viewing in it's entirety, my 4th and a half, and I get that, but the whole show still maintains a wholehearted level of grounded realism throughout, for the most part.

    • Brian Grussing
      Brian Grussing 3 months ago +1

      You wouldn't believe how far a legless torso can crawl if in shock. Or people with multiple bullets in the brain can live for hours & even days before the brain bleeding kills them. They might not even know they have a bullet(s) in their brain & if the shot(s) enter either next to the eye or in ear, it could require close scrutiny by highly experienced to tell.

    • Attila Puzder
      Attila Puzder 4 months ago +2

      I had the same feeling when I've seen it for the first time. It was just so ridiculous and out of the style of the series. However it's pretty awesome how the character stays consistent even during his death. He also adjusted his tie after getting something done and he does the same in this scene showing that he always knew the risks of what he was doing. Walt was able to outsmart him and he accepts it without any hesitation.

  • john
    john 4 months ago

    I just watched through both seasons of the witcher, it's really good

  • Brown Films
    Brown Films 4 months ago +20

    You guys should react to literally any scene from the Bill Murry hit Garfield.

    • Brown Films
      Brown Films 4 months ago

      @Cole Christian Facts😂. literally every shot where a human has to carry Garfield looks wild. Zero contact shadow

    • Cole Christian
      Cole Christian 4 months ago

      the scene where the dog lays his head on garfield the garfield moves and the dogs head drops

    • sotuur aeei
      sotuur aeei 4 months ago

      effects) This one is more of a technical question, but in Spiderman No Way Home, they obviously reused footage of the lizard and Sandman from their original films. But they

  • Sapling Track
    Sapling Track 4 months ago

    You guys should react to Eternals CGI. One scene that stuck out the most was when Ikaris was fighting a Deviant, his body being dragged around by the creature while he keeps blasting his eyebeams. Loved the lighting and the animation in that. Reminded me of the bear scene in The Revenant.

  • Austin
    Austin 4 months ago +56

    You guys should review Narnia. I’m amazed at how well the animal effects have held up for years.

  • Valiant
    Valiant 4 months ago

    For stuntmen texts y’all should react to the end fight of an apex animated short called Gridiron, it had some insanely well done choreography!