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The Optical

By Mark Boszko

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A journey back through the annals of Cinefex magazine, talking about the movies and topics they covered 30+ years ago. We'll talk to people involved in the films, people who make movies, and people who love movies, and hopefully have a fun time doing it.

Customer Reviews

Excellent discussions about vfx movies

This podcast discusses visual effects through the years up to the present with a focus on Cinefex magazine since its beginnings in 1980. Excellent podcast with interesting guests (sometimes fellow fans, but just as often professionals in the industry). Check it out if you're interested in special effects for movies like Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars, Star Trek, Blade Runner, ET, Jurassic Park, The Avengers, etc. Well done, Mark Boszko! I've listened to all 21 so far. Looking forward to the next one.

Super interesting

Absolutely fascinating podcast on the world of movie effects. A great look at how some all-time classics were made, and behind the scenes with practical effects. A must-listen for movie buffs!

Show topper

This podcast is rich in content, by far it stands alone in its content and quality. Fascinating and informative. I eagerly await each new episode. Thank you!!!

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