Bladerunner 2049 is a neo-noirsccience fiction movie starring Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, and Harrison Ford. The film adopts similar technological advancements and set thirty years later from the original. Goslings character K, investigates a war between replicants and humans. K works for Wallace Corporation (a manufacturer of replicants) and uncovers a DNA archive of Rachael, one of the main characters from the original film. The CEO Niander Wallace wants to find the original child of Rachael and has K followed. K goes to a farm where he finds a carved tree and has a memory of a toy horse. He then realizes he might be the missing child. The movie was nominated for several Academy Awards but unfortunately, only took Best Cinematography and Visual Effects. It was nominated for Post Production, Sound Mixing, and Sound Editing. Personally, this film was by far the best film of the year… read more →
It is now 2018 and we look back at our achievements throughout the year. We have been increasingly busy creating work for: Near Future Summit for Startch Creative, Encore Productions in Las Vegas, Genband Perspectives 2017, and others. This year our Entertainment department expanded our locations in New York and other cities in the United States. We also created large scale step and repeats for Miss Universe and visuals for a pop-up store for Air Jordan. Check out a year to remember!
It is now 2018 and we look back at our achievements throughout the year. We have been increasingly busy by creating work for top blockbuster films including: Logan, Despicable 3, Kong: Skull Island, The Great Wall, Ghost in the Shell, Alien Covenant, Baywatch, and many others. These graphics also allowed us to offer new products including: inflatable and customized large scale backlit prop and display using our T3 System. This year we expanded our locations in New York and other cities in the United States. We also created large scale step and repeats for Miss Universe and a pop-up for Air Jordan. Check out a year to remember!
Wonder Woman was not just your typical superhero film from DC Comics. Instead it was the first female director of a live-action superhero film (Patty Jenkins) and showed a female comic book character played by Gal Gadot. Other actors include: Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, and Chris Pine. Wonder Woman debuted in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The film tells a different story then the 1980s Wonder Woman TV show. Instead, Diana Prince (Wonder Woman) grows up on the Amazon island of Themyscira. Steve Trevor, an American pilot crashes near the island and is rescued by the Wonder Woman. Trevor tells of the war going on outside the island area. This pushes Diana to go with him to end World War. It premiered in Shanghai, China on May 15, 2017 and later in the U.S. on June 2, 2017. Wonder Woman received critical acclaim and positive audience reviews.… read more →
Kong: Skull Island is another reboot of the franchise that stars Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hiddleston, John Goodman, and Brie Larson. The plot follows a team of scientists and soldiers who land on a deserted island in the Pacific. They encounter lots of monsters including the gigantic Kong. It was primarily shot in Hawaii and around Vietnam starting October 2015. It was considered a success at the box office and with the critics. It took home $566 million worldwide. There is already a sequel, Godzilla vs. Kong to release in 2020. Kong: Skull Island is now available for Direct TV. Olson Visual installed numerous graphics for the film. This included: column wraps, escalator, elevator, window, and parking graphics. They also created a costume and prop display and a large graphic using their famous T3 System. Check out these images of our amazing work! Save
Smurfs: The Lost Village is a fully 3D computer-animated film with the voices of Rainn Wilson, Michelle Rodriguez, Julia Roberts, and Demi Lovato. The movie is based off the comic book by Peyo. It was released on April 7, 2017 and is another addition to the series. Unfortunately, it was lowest-making movie of the Smurfs franchise and received mixed reviews. Olson Visual created some spectacular graphics. Below you can see images of our work that include our T3 System with backlit graphics. They also completed a large banner and backlit graphic. Save Save
Olson Visual installed a customized T3 System graphic for Aquarium of the Pacific for the groundbreaking ceremony of Pacific Visions. On Feb. 2, 2017, celebrated the first major expansion of the facility. Spearkers included: Teresa Phillips of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Aquarium Board Chairman John Molina, and Long Beach City Councilmember Jeannine Pearce. “We are here today to begin the process of turning this space into a great vessel for education, learning, and science. As a former educator at Cal State Long Beach, I am also proud of the role the Aquarium has played in scientific research, stewardship, and education. As a resident of Long Beach I am especially proud of the role that the Aquarium has played in promoting ecology, conservation, and preservation of our seas. I look forward to being here when the Pacific Visions expansion is complete and providing our whole… read more →
This year’s Power Rangers film came out in March earlier this year. It was directed by Dean Israelite and it the 3rd movie of the franchise reboot. It stars Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Banks. This is the first time that Hollywood has created LGBTQ and autistic superheroes. Unfortunately, it was a box office disappointment with mixed reviews. Olson Visual installed numerous graphics for the film. Check out these images of their amazing T3 System with backlit graphics and banners. Save Save Save
The Los City of Z is now available on Amazon to watch and highly recommend it. The film is a true story from the David Grann book by the same title. The main character is real-life explorer Percy Fawcett who was sent to Bolivia as a cartographer. While on his journey he finds evidence of a lost civilization that he calls “Z”. Him and two other man including Henry Costin (played by Robert Pattinson) make several attempts but never quite reach their destination. In his final attempt, he brings his son with him and they never return. Many experts felt they were caught by violent Indians and were murdered. There were many search parties that tried to find them (or their remains) but were unsuccessful. Recently, archaeologist Michael Heckenberger found a grid of villages with roads and pathways that was in the area of where Fawcett had claimed the city… read more →
Baywatch is a new film based off the 90s long-running TV series by the same name. The movie stars Zac Efron, Dwayne Johnson, Priyanka Chopra, and Kelly Rohrbach. Unlike the original series that was set in Malibu, this remake takes place in Broward County, Florida. The main story follows the character Mitch and his Baywatch team to save the beach from a drug dealer. Unfortunately, the film has had bad reviews saying it shouldn’t have turned it into a crime caper. There was a lot of positive critique that Johnson and Efron had great chemistry and are quite fun to watch. It has grossed already $173 million worldwide. Olson Visual created numerous graphics for this film including: banners, window graphics, T3 System… Check out these images showing our amazing and colorful work we installed all over Los Angeles.