"You are there for the filming of the most spectacular scenes in movie history. With exclusive action photos, candid interviews with cast and crew, and special effects secrets- "revealed
Is That Thunder . . . Or Footsteps?
Godzilla is back, bigger than ever. And you are there, for the filming of the most spectacular special effects ever captured on screen. The undisputed king of movie monsters has been brought to life by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, the celebrated creators of the smash hit, Independence Day. How they filmed the ultimate monster in the ultimate city-New York-is one of the most fascinating, revealing and entertaining stories in cinema history.
toppling the Chrysler Building the fog factor "Do you have a permit for that?" attack of the condor cranes space-cams & hero suits Jamaica goes Hawaiian the 360 degree technocrane the "jumping" cars lightning on cue a database named "Dave" the Hudson tornado praying for rain Matthew Broderick limps to the rescue Wrong-way Azaria the Professional from The Big Blue The Simpson connection "He's Angry But He Likes Your Tie" Green-screen blues this Isn't Spinal Tap Zeiss-counting and Z-tracking lighting with a 70s touch Godzilla visits Jurassic Park
"How do you follow up a movie like "Independence Day?" The only thing that seemed remotely in the ball park was "Godzilla""
-- Dean Devlin
"We passed four time. I wasn't sure it could be done without being kitschy. Actually, it was Jan DeBont's script that convinced me. . . ."
-- Roland Emmerich
"These were the biggest sets I'dever seen. Even bigger than "Mission Impossible ""
-- Jean Reno
"When Godzilla vs. King Kong came out, that was a big deal in my neighborhood. I remember actively worrying about who would win."
-- Hank Azaria
"You have to have a sense of humor about this enormous lizard knocking over buildings in New York."
-- Matthew Broderick
|Paperback Book, 128 pages||English|
|9780061073175||9.12 x 10.85 x 0.95 inches|
|Film Direction & Video Production|