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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-17-2008, 03:20 AM Thread Starter
 
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Unhappy R.I.P. Special Effects Master Stan Winston :(

We just lost one of the greatest pioneers in the film industry since the addition to sound and color. His work made the films, it wasn't about the actors or even the story, it was his artistic talents that turned good films into extraordinary films, and extraordinary films in unforgettable films.


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080617/...t_stan_winston

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-17-2008, 05:31 AM
 
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Re: R.I.P. Master Stan Winston :(

Sad to hear, i have always been a fan of his work, i figure most people are but dont know it. here is a link to his timeline showing a lot of his work.

http://www.stanwinstonstudio.com/home.html
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Re: R.I.P. Master Stan Winston :(

I had no idea who he was till I saw his filmology. That is an impressive resume'. It sounds like he will surely be missed.
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Re: R.I.P. Master Stan Winston :(

too sad
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-17-2008, 07:17 AM
 
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Re: R.I.P. Master Stan Winston :(

Wow very sad, this guy was a genious.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-17-2008, 07:58 AM
 
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Re: R.I.P. Master Stan Winston :(

He brought my favorite book to life; Jurassic Park! I couldn't believe what I was seeing when Rex walked out of that paddock in the first film.
Not to mention the surpise of Preadator or those amazing visuals in Terminator and Aliens. I know he didn't write or direct these fims, but he had a big role in making them as well-known as they are today. And a lot of the effects still hold up!
RIP Stan!
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Re: R.I.P. Master Stan Winston :(

Absolute legend, his work was always at the cutting edge. Heaven's going to be full of charging T-Rex for the rest of eternity!
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