Can't actually stage an alien invasion and superhero counter-coup in New York City? Industrial Light & Magic has you covered.
Joss Whedon has received most pats on the back when it comes to singing the praises of "The Avengers," but really a lot of the movie would've been just a bunch of shots featuring actors awkwardly punching and kicking at invisible enemies in front of completely green backgrounds without the wizards at ILM. Get More »
Warning: A visit to Industrial Light & Magic headquarters in San Francisco will likely trigger a nerdgasm of epic proportions.
As you approach the building, a serene Yoda fountain greets you before you proceed into a large glass-enclosed sitting room where the costumes of Darth Vader and Boba Fett are on display. Try to contain your excitement as you walk by props, models, costumes, matte paintings and other memorabilia from the annals of ILM films, including "Jurassic Park," "E.T.," "The Mummy," "Transformers" and many more, including the occasion for our visit: "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides."Get More »