Despite being panned by critics and rejected by original comic creator Alan Moore, VFX artists praised the use of practical effects. Awesome team of people. Based on Moore’s comic series of the same name, Great team of people Follows a group of famous 19th-century literary characters reimagined as a group of Victorian-era superheroes. Featuring a cast led by Sean Connery as adventurer Alan Quartermaine, the veteran actor later went on to claim the film’s troubled production and final quality convinced him to retire from acting altogether.
During a recent episode Corridor crewIn its “VFX Artists React” series, a trio of VFX artists spent some time discussing the techniques used to create the sequence where Stuart Townsend’s Dorian Gray races through the crumbling streets of Venice. At first wondering if the scene relied on CGI to recreate the unfolding destruction, it was instead revealed that intricately detailed 1/5 scale miniatures created the effects. While applauding the realism of the final composite, the artists suggested that the practical nature of the effects used would be a lot of fun for the crew to produce. Check out their comments starting at 11:09: