Behind the Scenes: Interstellar (2014)

The somewhat tepid reaction to Christopher Nolan’s epic-length sc-fi Interstellar convinced me not to make the four hour round trip from Cincinnati that would be necessary to see the film in IMAX 70mm. Instead, I’ll settle for checking it out in 4K digital projection this afternoon. In preparation, I hunted down this gallery of behind the scenes pics.

 

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Behind the Scenes: Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar

IMAX camera on a learjet on the set of Interstellar.From the official Twitter feed of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, a photo of an IMAX camera mounted to the nose of a Learjet. The sci-fi film involves the use of wormholes for deep space exploration and features a sprawling cast that includes Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck and John Lithgow. Nolan’s latest is currently set for a release in November of 2014.

Behind the Scenes: Star Trek: Into Darkness

Blue screen, IMAX cameras and J.J. Abrams serving as his own lens flare technician highlight this collection of stills from Abrams’ “It’s not Kahn….OK, it’s totally Kahn” sequel.

The images come from this story on Kodak’s website and fstoppers. Star Trek: Into Darkness hits DVD, on-demand, etc. on September 10th.
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(Above) Director J.J. Abrams pings the anamorphic lens with a flashlight to create that beloved Abrams flare effect.
Star Trek 2 (fstop)  Star Trek 3 (BTS) copy Star Trek 3 (fstop)
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