Like the vast majority of America, I went out and saw the new Stars Wars movie recently (or, as of 2017/2018 the new new Star Wars movie). My favorite part of the movie had nothing to do with the fighting or the actors or the special effects. It had to do with the final, and arguably most spectacular, filming location, the one used at the very end of the movie (or a good chunk of the new, new one). Anyone who has seen the movie knows what I’m talking about.
Other than the flying vehicle and the landing area, none of that scenery was CGI. How do I know? Because I’ve been [...]