Kara Swisher

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Viral: 99-Pound Weakling to Captain America (Thanks, CGI!)

Here is a really cool video from the upcoming movie, “Captain America: The First Avenger.”

There is all the action, of course, but what’s interesting is the CGI used to make the buff actor who plays Captain America look like the slight, sallow and weak man he was before he was transformed.

It’s pretty impressive, as you can see from a recent trailer:


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus