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066.5 – TFFP: PariahCon 2012 Panel – Battle of FX: Practical Vs. CGI

EP66.5-Pariahcon - courtesy of Kevin Spencer - inkspatters.comIn this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, it’s a bonus episode (okay, not really, since we’re releasing it in place of a “normal” episode, but it’s definitely something different…)!

In April of 2012, Jason and Joel were invited to present a panel at PariahCon, a convention held in central Florida. Jason had the idea to present a panel on practical vs. CGI FX, whereas Joel thought a panel on the fine art of being a “Best Boy” (look it up) would draw in the crowds.

Needless to say, Jason (thankfully) won out.

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Here’s a list of our “good” FX example movies (in the order we discuss them):

The Guyver (Practical)

Pan’s Labyrinth (CGI)

Tremors (Practical)

Where The Wild Things Are (CGI)

Here’s a list of our “bad” FX example movies (in the order we discuss them):

Superman: The Movie (’78 version) (Practical)

Megapython Vs. Gatoroid (CGI)

The Howling (Practical)

The Mummy Returns (CGI)

King Kong Lives (Practical)

Alien Apocalypse (CGI)

Jaws 4: The Revenge (Practical)

Spawn (CGI)

Troll 2 (Practical)

Deep Blue Sea (CGI)

Hobgoblin (Practical)

Star Wars: A New Hope (Special Edition – Jabba scene) (CGI)

Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (CGI)

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (Fan-made Jar Jar Binks “Tribute” film) (CGI)

PariahCon 2012 Panel Video:

Part 1 of 4

Part 2 of 4

Part 3 of 4

Part 4 of 4

Join us next week when we’re talking about the 1980s action classic, No Retreat, No Surrender (1986), starring Jean Claude Van Damme!

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