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Episode 045: Brainstorm

Updated: May 4, 2021

Douglas Trumbull is a legend in the world of VFX; the iconic imagery and techniques he developed for such classics as Ridley Scott'sBlade Runner, Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Stanley Kubrick's2001: A Space Odyssey are landmarks in the history of the industry.But few know that he's also a director. His first picture was 1972's cli-fi masterpiece Silent Running, and he had big ideas for his follow-up project - both conceptually and technologically. But this time the studios pushed back hard. Why did they try to kill this dream project before it could be released? Find out as MG dives into Brainstorm!

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