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Five Modern Movie Effects You Didn’t Realize Were Hand-Built

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All effects are CGI, right? Wrong. These five were hand-built, and everything on camera is real.

#Jurassic World

Here’s How ‘Jurassic World’ Made Its Animatronic Apatosaurus

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Compared to 'Jurassic Park,' Colin Trevorrow's film didn't use nearly as many animatronic effects. But that didn't stop him from using any.

SAN ANDREAS

This Is What ‘San Andreas’ Looks Like Without All The Special Effects

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Get ready for people falling sideways down the streets of San Francisco!

#Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Watch Some Spoilery Before-And-After FX Reels For ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’

Like seeing actors in silly costumes waving their hands in front of a green screen?

#Game of Thrones

The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Dragons Will Be More Realistic Than Ever Thanks To A Giant New Flamethrower

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The special effects folks for Game of Thrones are taking their dragons to the next level, building a giant flame spewing crane for season 5 of the hit HBO show.

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How Hollywood Uses Peter Jackson’s CGI Technology To Resurrect Dead Actors Like Paul Walker

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Actors are being scanned into 3D not just for special effects while they're alive, but also after they're dead.

Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne Makes The ‘Hood Go Crazy’ With 2 Chainz And B.o.B.

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Tech N9ne delivers "Hood Go Crazy," the first official single from his 'Special Effects' album.

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

‘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.

the criterion collection

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.

#gifs

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

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.

#The Walking Dead

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.

#TRAILERS

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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