If nothing happens, oppenheimerthe new movie Christopher Nolanwill be released on July 21, 2023. As we get closer to the date, we are learning more details about his feature film, but the most recent one will surely cause too much interest among professionals who make films. The British director has always distinguished himself by dispensing with the green screen and visual effects whenever possible, and with oppenheimer there will be no exception
At the beginning of this year, Christopher Nolan had already warned that his objective was to show the best nuclear explosion in the history of cinema. Well, it seems that he has taken important steps in this regard.
In an interview with total filmsNolan said that managed to recreate a nuclear explosion without relying on CGI. His statement, of course, has caused astonishment, since practically all the films that have tried to show this destructive event have done so through computer generated graphics. oppenheimeron the contrary, it will do it in a realistic way.
But before the alarms go off: no, Christopher Nolan and the team oppenheimer they didn’t make a real nuclear explosion, of course. However, they managed to make the visual presentation as close to a real one.
“I think recreating the Trinity test [la primera detonación de un arma nuclear en Nuevo México] without the use of CGI was quite a challenge. Andrew Jackson, my visual effects supervisor, who I brought on board early on, was looking at how we could do a lot of the visuals in the film practically. From representing quantum dynamics and quantum physics, to the Trinity test itself.”
Christopher Nolan, on the other hand, added that recreating a nuclear explosion is not only complicated by the physical phenomenon, but also by the weather conditions of the place where they film. That is, Los Alamos, in New Mexico.
At the moment, yes, the filmmaker did not explain in detail how his team managed to recreate a nuclear explosion. However, you can be sure that we know the process thoroughly below. With Tenetfor example, were open to showing how they blew up a real plane.
oppenheimer is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated feature films of the coming year. It will be based on the life of the American physicist while participating in the manhattan projectthe initiative that gave rise to the atomic bomb.
Also, oppenheimer presumes one of the most promising deals seen in recent years: Cillian Murphy (Robert Oppenheimer), Florence Pugh (Jean Tatlock), Robert Downey Jr. (Lewis Strauss), Emily Blunt (Kitty Oppenheimer), Gary Oldman (Harry S. Truman), Matt Damon (Leslie Groves Jr.), James Remar (Henry Stimson), Rami Malek, Matthias Schweighöfer, Kenneth Branagh and Jack Quaid, among others.
cillian murphyAlthough he has already participated in multiple projects with Christopher Nolan, he had never done so in the lead role. About the experience of him giving life to Oppenheimer, he expressed the following:
“It’s the first time he’s cast me in a lead role, so I’m still a little shaken, but excited. It’s a lot of work. But, in my opinion, you’re working with one of the best directors alive, so you’re in good shape.” hands. The difference with this one is that the story is there, everyone knows what happened. But Christopher Nolan is telling it in a different way, as you would expect with Chris. That’s all I can say… I’m not going to say more. They would kill me, they are so strict…”