‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Is Ditching CGI

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'Star Wars: Episode VII' will have plenty of effects, but they'll mostly be practical ones.

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Learn The Real Story Behind How They Made The Guy’s Head Explode In ‘Scanners’

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Watch the special effects team behind David Cronenberg's 'Scanners' explain how they made Louis Del Grande's head explode so well.


A Tribute To Ray Harryhausen’s Life And Work In GIFs

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Ray Harryhausen has left us. But he won't soon be forgotten.


Turkish TV Show Forgets To Put Special Effects Into Ridiculous Scene

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An STV show in Turkey forget something important in a key scene: special effects.

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The Undetected Visual Effects On ‘The Walking Dead’ Will Blow Out Your Mindhole

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Check out how 'The Walking Dead' looks before and after visual effects are added.

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6 Dumb Things Movies Do to Make Their Special Effects Less Effective

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Most of the movies us nerds are looking forward to in 2012 have something in common -- lots and lots of special effects.

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Real-Life Beavis And Butt-Head Are Pure Nightmare Fuel

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According to Redditor "lunyboy," Hollywood makeup artist/special effects wiz Kevin Kirkpatrick created these prosthetic models of Beavis and Butt-Head to show what the characters from the iconic MTV cartoon series would look like in real life.


Ghana’s Terminator/Predator movie looks legit

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Here we have the trailer for 2016, a movie from Ghana which seems to be set four years in the future, in a time when both Terminators and Predators roam the Earth.



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Multiple Oscar winning special effects guru Stan Winston died Sunday of complications from multiple myeloma at the ripe old shitty age of 62.

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