Notes from Howard's Sabbatical from Working. The name comes from a 1998 lunch conversation. Someone asked if everything man knew was on the web. I answered "no" and off the top of my head said "Fidel Castro's favorite color". About every 6-12 months I've searched for this. It doesn't show up in the first 50 Google results (this blog is finally first for that search), AskJeeves says it's: red.
Saturday, February 07, 2015
Kubricks' 2001: One Mans Incredible Odyssey
Matte Shot has a long article on the special effects of Kubricks' 2001: One Mans Incredible Odyssey. The prelude is meh, but once he gets into the various effects shots there's a lot of interesting (and new to me) material.