Dan (Gary Sinise), appear to have no legs onscreen.
There’s a protracted shot in a VA hospital where the orderly comes in, lifts Lt.
BASHING IN A SKULL Albert Dupontel, Irréversible* Warning: Gruesome This 2002 French film, written, directed, photographed, and edited by notorious shock filmmaker Gaspar Noé, was voted the No.
The crew shot two scenes: one with Dupontel holding an extinguisher cut in half, allowing him to “hit” the actor without actually striking him, and another with Dupontel holding a real extinguisher and bashing the head in of a latex face filled with blood.Secondly, we built a second duplicate wicker man head, for the close up work with the actor.This allowed us complete control of smoke and fire effects” many of which were added using CGI in post-production.The effects crew used rotoscope techniques to match the CGI face with the actor’s, then used matte painting to create the bruises, blood, and show the deformed face at different stages.They also added movements to the mutilated body through their own software, dubbed “Trukor.” When they filmed the scene, “even the people around [Dupontel] in the club thought he was really killing someone,” Noé told Vice Magazine. BURNING TO DEATH Nicolas Cage, The Wicker Man Although Neil La Bute’s American remake is a far cry from the 1973 British horror classic, the story of a sheriff (Cage) investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small, remote island who discovers a strange mystery involving the island’s neo-pagan community, still gives chills.
That, mixed with great acting, and talented editing is what creates the realism.